4 fall-inspired drinks from Lake Tahoe joints

There’s something about fall that sends us all in a frenzy to seize the season. We want it pumpkin spiced, and we want it cozy. In the spirit of giving the people what they want, here are four spots around the lake to sip on autumnal beverages.

The Flapjack / Lone Eagle Grille / Incline Village

As the temperature drops, warm up with The Flapjack at Lone Eagle Grille, a cocktail mixed with Bulleit Bourbon, St. George Spiced Pear, lemon juice, maple syrup and a garnish of fresh lemon peel.

Warm up with a bourbon cocktail at Lone Eagle Grille. Photo: Shutterstock

Chai Cider / Revive Coffee and Wine / South Lake Tahoe

Chai Cider Provided: Revive Coffee and Wine

At Revive Coffee and Wine, try the apple pie in a cup AKA the flavorful Chai Cider. Made with fresh apple cider, chai tea, a pump of caramel, and a healthy dose of housemade whipped cream dusted with cinnamon, the drink screams fall.

Mr. Tartacular’s Awkward Family Dinner / Alibi Ale Works / Incline Village

Mr. Tartacular’s Awkward Family Dinner Provided / Alibi Ale Works

Are sours the new IPA? Perhaps. At Alibi Ale Works, try the latest in their sour series — this one featuring tangerine, cherries and cranberries for a flavorful brew that will help you make it through even the worst Thanksgiving dinner.

High Hopes / The Loft / South Lake Tahoe

High Hopes at The Loft Rob Galloway / Tahoe Daily Tribune

For a fall-inspired libation, try The Loft’s High Hopes — a sweet concoction mixed with Rocket Vodka, apple brandy, allspice, spiced-pear liqueur, brown sugar, ginger shrub and apple cider.


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