Haute Cocktails: Halloween NYC

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).