Once summer slips away from us and we're greeted by autumn with crunchy leaf piles, the first thing that changes is our drink order. Before we even decide to swap our sandals out for faux shearling trimmed booties, we replace rose with red. With so many drinks tailored to the robust flavors of this sacred season, you might be wondering what fall drink you should try based on your zodiac sign. Beverages have the power to keep us cool under the sun's harsh rays and warm us up in the season's crisp air. And while you should try as many spiced glasses of fall's delights as possible before the first snow hits, keep reading to see what drink pairs well with your sun sign.
Say "see you later" to the frosted glasses of lemonade reserved for pool days and welcome mugs, the perfect drinking vessel for a day spent wrapped in a cable knit turtleneck sweater. With fall comes wafts of spice: Apple spice. Pumpkin spice. Chai spice. The combination of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom is a flavorful potion that stirs up magic in the cup.
Every astrological sign as their own unique traits and characteristics, just like your favorite fall beverages and those you might not know yet. Discover what you should have in hand all fall based on your astrological sign below!
Aries, you are all about coming in first. Whether that's because you're the first sign of the zodiac or not is besides the point. If your energetic sign is going to remain number one through all four seasons, you'll have to wake up and guzzle a healthy smoothie to get your day started. Try The Scrumpitous Pumpkin's Chai Pumpkin Smoothie and you'll have your go-to breakfast beverage for the rest of fall.
Taurus is the sign that "always feels the need to be surrounded by love, beauty ... and physical pleasures." Well, don't we all consider ingesting pumpkin spice anything the ultimate physical pleasure? Try this Iced Pumpkin Spice Latté for those fall days that seem to cling on to summer's heat by A Cozy Kitchen. You'll certainly feel surrounded by love and full of all things that make fall Pinterest-worthy.
If you're a Gemini, you're probably tempting to double fist all through fall based on your indecisive and sometimes contradictory twin nature. But this Spiked Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate by Jelly Toast will keep you interested in every sip. You'll get deep hints of pumpkin spice and rich notes of chocolate coming together in a creamy texture like silk on the tongue. Bonus: a little bite of vodka to hold your attention.
Cancer is a sign that seeks comfort. Symbolized by the crab, a creature that wears a shell, you tend to favor cuddling up on the couch and surrounding yourself with familiar comforts. That makes this Spiced Tea recipe by A Pretty Life your go-to fall drink. While it warms you up, the recipe is simple enough to not veer to far from your favorite drink while still giving you that warmth of fall in each sip.
The one sign that likes to take their turn again and again in the spotlight? That would be the dear Leo. And appropriately paired, the fall drink to twirl into the spotlight every season is the beloved Pumpkin Spice Latté. The Coconut Pumpkin Spice Latté by Half Baked Harvest will have Leo's everywhere enjoying the prime spice of fall.
One of the most organized on the zodiac, Virgo is all about order. And in ~order~ to keep things moving along well and consistently, a Virgo must keep themselves healthy. This Apple Cider Smoothie by Baked by Rachel is full of healthy ingredients that will keep you in top notch immunity so that you can keep planning those fall friend gatherings with the greatest eye for detail.
Libra is all about balance. And what's a better way than balancing key fall flavors in one drink? This Crock Pot Butterscotch Apple Cider by What's Cooking Love will give you everything you need, in the proportions that will be most satisfying to you all the way through November.
Things can get a little ~intense~ if you're a Scorpio. But that's not a bad thing. You're focused and emotionally connected to those around you. Try this Apple Cider Sangria by How Sweet Eats this fall. It's intensely focused on fall's favorite fruit — the apple — and I'm sure you'll feel very connected to a glass or two of this.
One of the most adventurous of the zodiac, Sagittarius are here for trying new things. You may never had enjoyed the spiced, yogurt-like delight that is the lassi, typically made with mango, but you will be chugging it all fall long. Check out how to make out a pumpkin version over at The Kitchn!
Capricorn is all about structure. And here with Inside BruCrew Life's Salted Caramel Mocha Latte, there's a lot of structure to be enjoyed in every single sip. You'll be curled in front of the fire and cocooned in your favorite fleece cradling a mug of this hot delight all through fall.
If you're an Aquarius you're one for community. That's why diving into your local Cider scene is what makes the most sense this fall. Check our who is pressing apples into sparkling dry or sweet bottles of cider within 100 to 250 miles of you. You'll be supporting your local food system and relishing in the crisp deliciousness of fall at the same time.
The dreamer of the zodiac, Pisces feel it and they feel it ~big time~. All those feels leads to quite the imagination and big dreams. What beverage could possibly match up to your deep, dreamy nature? Spiced Mulled Cider, of course. The spices in this recipe by Deliciously Yum lend a depth to the drink that'll have your thoughts drifting to a dreamland of pumpkin patches and apple orchards.