Haute Cocktails: Halloween NYC

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Three must have cocktails to complete your ghoulish night on the town. Start with the classic candy corn, move to an elaborate display of Absolute, and polish it off with a spicy creamy eggnog delight.  You can’t go wrong with these sweet treats.

What: Svedka’s Trick Bot

Where: 1Oak, 453 West 17th Street, New York, NY

Deets for at home indulging pleasure:

  • 2 oz Clementine Svedka
  • 2 oz OJ
  • Pinch Ginger
  • Pinch Cayenne
  • Fresh Lime Juice
  • Fresh Cilantro Springs
  • Splash of Grenadine

Muddle fresh cilantro in bottom of shaker. Add ice and remaining ingredients (except grenadine) and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into glass, add a splash of grenadine for color and garnish with candy corn on a toothpick.

What: Dukes de Los Muertos

Where: Abe & Arthur’s, 409 West 14th Street, New York, NY

Deets for at home indulging pleasure:

  • 1 Part Absolute Brooklyn
  • 1 Part Dry Vermouth
  • 1 Part Dimmi Liqueur
  • 2 Part 7-Up
  • Grenadine for Color
  • 10 Plastic Skulls
  • 6 Plastic Eyeballs
  • 4 Orange Halves Floating, Filled with 151 and on Fire
  • 3 Rubber Fingers
  • 1 Large Hand Shaped Ice Block with Grenadine/Food Coloring for Blood

Mix ingredients into a punch Bowl with regular ice and stir until chilled. Then garnish with 10 plastic skulls, 6 plastic eyeballs, 4 orange halves floating, filled with 151 and on fire, 3 rubber fingers and 1 large hand shaped ice block with grenadine/food coloring for blood. Serve tableside with skeleton ladle and rocks glasses

What: Witch’s Pumpkin Egg Nog

Deets for at home indulging pleasure:

  • 1.5 oz. Appleton Estate Reserve Rum (Infused with Cloves, Allspice, Cinnamon)
  • 0.5 oz. Navan Vanilla Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Eggnog
  • 1 oz. Pumpkin Purée (From the Can)
  • 4 Dash Fees Aromatic Bitters
  • 1 Bar Spoon Maple Syrup Grade B
  • Optional: Fresh Whipped Cream Top (Heavy Whipping Cream)

Build all ingredients in your shaker; shake and strain into a chilled martini or coop glass; top with fresh whipped cream (optional).

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