Crown Royal Apple Drinks: 13 Smooth Recipes

Updated December 27, 2021
Crown Royal Apple Drinks

Apple Crown Royal is an apple-flavored Canadian whisky. Knowing what to mix with Crown Royal apple can help you make a number of delicious apple-themed mixed drinks. Canadian whisky is known for its smooth, mild flavors, so it lends itself well to several cocktails.

Apple Pie Cocktail

Apple Pie cocktail

RumChata, a sweet and creamy liqueur, mixes well with the apple flavors of Crown Royal apple whisky. This sweet and spicy drink will remind you of the fall apple harvest with smooth apple and cinnamon flavors.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Apple Crown Royal
  • ½ ounce RumChata
  • ½ ounce cinnamon-flavored whiskey
  • 1 ounce whipped cream flavored vodka
  • Ice
  • Ground cinnamon and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Crown Royal, RumChata, cinnamon whiskey, and whipped cream vodka.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with cinnamon and mint sprig.

Apple Rosemary Julep

Apple Rosemary Julep

Whiskey is the alcohol of choice for a mint julep. This version changes the flavors to fall apples and fragrant rosemary for a uniquely refreshing and delicious beverage.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1½ ounces Crown Royal apple
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces soda water
  • Apple slices and rosemary sprigs for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle sugar and rosemary.
  2. Add ice and Crown Royal Apple.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  5. Add soda water.
  6. Stir lightly to mix.
  7. Garnish with apple slices and rosemary sprigs.

Crown Canadian Apple "Martini"

Crown Canadian Apple Martini

Try this variation on a Washington red apple martini, which has a lovely red color and a nice apple flavor with hints of cinnamon and vanilla when you use Apple Crown Royal. It's a sweet twist on a traditional cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Crown Royal Apple
  • 1 ounce red apple schnapps
  • ½ ounce cranberry juice
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Crown Royal Apple, red apple schnapps, cranberry juice, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon wedge.

Apple Crown Old Fashioned

Crown apple old fashioned

Make a twist on the traditional old-fashioned cocktail by using Apple Crown Royal and cardamom bitters.

Ingredients

  • 1 demerara sugar cube
  • 2 to 3 dashes cardamom bitters
  • Splash of soda water
  • 2 ounces Crown Royal apple
  • Ice
  • Orange peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Muddle sugar cube with water and bitters.
  2. Add ice and Crown Royal Apple.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Garnish with an apple slice.

Crown Apple Sour

Crown Apple Sour

Use Apple Crown Royal in a whiskey sour for a tasty twist on a classic.

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 1½ ounces Crown Royal apple
  • Crushed ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add lemon juice, simple syrup, and Crown Royal Apple.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over crushed ice.
  4. Garnish with cherry.

Crown Apple Mint Julep

Crown apple julep

Make an apple mint julep by replacing the whiskey with Crown Royal apple whisky.

Ingredients

  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 2½ ounces Crown Royal apple
  • Crushed ice
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass or julep cup, muddle mint leaves with simple syrup.
  2. Pack glass with crushed ice packed.
  3. Add Crown Royal Apple.
  4. Stir to chill and frost cup.
  5. Add additional crushed ice to top.
  6. Garnish with mint sprig.

Crown Royal Apple Manhattan

Crown Royal Apple Manhattan

Add a twist to a Manhattan by using Crown Royal apple whisky in place of whiskey.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Crown Royal apple
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 2 to 3 dashes cardamom bitters
  • Ice
  • Orange twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a mixing glass, add ice, Crown Royal, vermouth, and bitters.
  3. Stir to chill.
  4. Strain chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with orange twist.

Portuguese Apple Cocktail

Portuguese Apple Cocktail

This cocktail is another twist on the classic Manhattan, this time using tawny Port in place of the vermouth.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Crown Royal apple
  • 1 ounce tawny port
  • 2 to 3 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • Ice
  • Orange twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Crown Royal, Port, and bitters.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Squeeze orange peel over cocktail to add a hint of citrus oil, then drop into drink for garnish.

Sazerapple

Sazerapple cocktail

A Sazerac is a whole new, smoother cocktail when you replace the rye whiskey in it with Crown Royal apple whisky.

Ingredients

  • 1 demerara sugar cube
  • 3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • Splash of soda water
  • 2 ounces Crown Royal apple
  • Ice
  • Splash of absinthe
  • Orange peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a rocks glass.
  2. In another rocks glass, muddle the sugar with bitters and soda water.
  3. Add ice and Crown Royal.
  4. Stir to mix.
  5. Swirl absinthe around chilled glass, coating, then discard excess absinthe.
  6. Strain the drink into prepared glass.
  7. Garnish with orange peel.

Apple Tart

Apple Tart

The tart cranberries soften the sweetness of the apple flavors.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces Crown Royal Apple
  • 2 ounces tart cranberry juice
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce allspice dram
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Crown Royal Apple, cranberry juice, lime juice, and allspice dram.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lime wedge.

The Queen's Apple

The Queen's Apple

Consider this cocktail a fizzy upgrade from the regular whiskey and ginger highballs.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Crown Royal Apple
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces prosecco
  • Apple slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, Crown Royal Apple, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with prosecco.
  4. Garnish with apple slice.

Tropical Apple Orchard

Tropical Apple Orchard

Apple is often missing in tropical cocktails, but it finally has a place to shine among tropical flavors.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces Crown Royal Apple
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • ¾ ounce orange liqueur
  • ½ ounce maraschino liqueur
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Orange slice and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Crown Royal Apple, pineapple juice, orange liqueur, maraschino liqueur, and lime juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.

Pomapple on High

Pomapple on High

Tart and juicy pomegranate flavors give apple whiskey a fresh new flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces Crown Royal Apple
  • ¾ ounce pomegranate liqueur
  • Ice
  • Ginger ale to top off
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a wine glass, add ice, Crown Royal Apple, and pomegranate liqueur.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with ginger ale.
  4. Garnish with lemon slice.

Crown Royal Apple Mixers

If you're wondering what to mix with Crown Royal apple and none of the above Crown Royal apple cocktail recipes sound good, some other flavors that will go well with the whisky include the following:

Apple Whisky Goodness

Crown Royal's apple whisky is a delicious, smooth-flavored Canadian whisky that goes well in many cocktails. Whether you like it neat or combined with mixers, you're sure to enjoy its tasty, smooth, sweet flavors.

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