Sparkling Cider Pumpkin Beer-tails

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Nothing says fall like pumpkin-flavored EVERYTHING. My favorite seasonal pumpkin variant? BEER. Yep, I like my pumpkin flavoring combined with some hoppy goodness.

This past weekend, my room mate and I hosted a celebration at our new apartment, from which I had some leftover Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Ale.  It was so delicious on its own, I decided that I wanted to make use of it for this weeks post. I found this recipe from on Brit + Co.'s Pinterest and got to work.

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What you will need: -at least 2 bottles of your favorite pumpkin-flavored beer -one bottle of Martinelli's sparkling cider -cinnamon sticks -ground cinnamon for garnish -a lemon for garnish

What to do: 1) Add one cinnamon stick to each of your cocktail glasses.  I borrowed these super cool, Gastby-esque coupe glasses from Seri, and i'm pretty obsessed with how gorgeous they look.

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2) Fill half of your glass with the pumpkin beer.

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3) Fill the other half of the glass to the brim with the sparkling cider.

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4) Garnish the rim of the glass with a lemon wedge. Sprinkle some ground cinnamon on the foam on the top of your cocktail.

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Admire your handiwork for a minute, and then sip! I love how these maintain the pumpkin beer flavor, but are also lighter and bubblier than an entire beer. And they are SO easy to make!

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Enjoy! See ya next week.