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Spooktacular Cocktails
These drinks will cast a spell on you this Halloween

Scrap the vodka cran this year and whip up some of your own chillingly delicious cocktails, all suited to the costume of your choice this Hallow's Eve. Even if you aren't a cocktail guru, no need to scream...just head to one of the hot spots listed below to try some of these dangerous concoctions.

The Bloody Shine

 

 

 

Ingredients
2 oz Original Moonshine
3 oz tomato juice
1/2 oz fresh lemon
3 dashes worcestershire sauce
2 drops tabasco
Salt and pepper to taste
Preparation
Mix all ingredients and shake. Pour into glass and add ice if you prefer. For all you victims of foul play this Halloween, this will be the perfect pre-game cocktail to try out with your deadly friends. You might not see it on the menu, but you can ask for this hauntingly delicious drink at Lure, Hill Country, Macalleria and Cafe Luxembourg.

The Black Eye

 

 

 

Ingredients include honey whiskey, walnut liquer, orgeat syrup, and espresso, but if you want to try it, you gotta head down to Royalton's Forty Four. This eerie drink will be served all weekend and will be included on their new Fall menu.

Cointreau® Orange Moon
 
 

 

 

Ingredients:
1 oz Mount Gay Eclipse Rum        
½ oz Cointreau®                   
½ oz Fresh lemon juice (or juice of half a lemon)                       
Splash of orange juice   
5 oz Blue Moon Beer                           
Garnish: Orange slice                                                 


Directions: 

Combine first 4 ingredients in glass. Top with beer. Serve in Beer Glass or Mug. Garnish with orange slice. This gruesome cocktail is spot on for all you Twilight lovers out there (and dressed as Edward Cullen and Bella), because we all know the moon brings out the best of wild creatures.

Afterlife Cocktail

 

 

 

Ingredients

1.5
 ounces 
Espolon
 Tequila
 Reposado

.5 
ounces 
Frangelico

.5
 ounces 
Lemon
 Juice

1
 ounce 
Chile 
Piquin‐Cinnamon
 Syrup

2
 dashes
 Wormwood
 Bitters


Directions
Shake 
ingredients
 together
 and
 strain
 into
 a
 rocks
 glass
 over 
ice.
Garnish
 with
 a
 lemon 
twist.
Try it if you dare at Ofrenda.

The Witch's Eye

 

 

 

Ingredients

3‐4 
fresh 
grapes

1
½
 oz.
Pisco

Sparkling
 Sake


Method:
Muddle 
the
 grapes;
 add
 Pisco. 
Strain
 contents 
into
 flute
 glass.
Top
 with
 Sparkling
 Sake.
 Add 
frozen 
whole
 grapes
 as 
garnish. Head to any Zengo location to try it out. On Halloween, guests dressed in costume will receive a complimentary Witch's Eye.

Swamp Thing Cocktail

 

 

 

Ingredients
1.25
 oz
  light
rum

.5
 oz
 absinthe

.25
 oz 
lime
 juice

.25
 oz
 simple
 syrup

2
 thick
 slices
 of
 cucumber


Method
Cut
 the
 cucumber
 slices
 into
 quarters
 and
 muddle
 to yield
  as 
much
 juice 
as 
possible. Add
 remaining 
ingredients
 and  
shake 
vigorously
 with
 ice.
Strain
 liquid
 into
 a 
chilled
 cocktail
 glass
 and
  serve.
Get tipsy on this baby at 508 GastroBrewery.

The Rum Punch

 

 

Ingredients:

Banks 5 Island Rum
Brewed Sencha Tea
Morroccan Mint Tea
Lime Juice
Demerara sugar
Grated nutmeg sprinkled on top

This cocktail, available at Nitehawk Cinema, is perfect for all the pirates and wenches out roaming the night. For once you won't be asking, "why is the rum always gone?"

Cointreau® Blood Orange Cosmo
                                                                          
 

 

 

Ingredients:
1 oz GREY GOOSE Vodka                                                            
1 oz Cointreau®                                                                 
½ oz Fresh Sour Mix                                                           
¼ oz Monin Blood Orange                                                       
½ oz. Cranberry Juice                                                          
Garnish:   Blood Orange Slice                 
                                                                                                                                     
Directions: 

Chill glass. Combine ingredients in shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into glass. Garnish and serve in Martini glass. If you don't have your fill of blood yet this Halloween, then this is the perfect pick-me-up cocktail to get you in the mood for your gory night ahead.

Margarita Del Diablo

 

 

Ingredients:
1
1/2
 oz 
Riazul
 Reposado

1
oz.
Blood
 Orange
 Puree

2
oz.
 Sour
 Mix

Mole
 Negro 
Rim

Preparation:
Mix
 the
 first 
3
 ingredients
 into
 a
 mixing
 glass.
 Add 
ice
 and
 shake 
vigorously.
Turn
 a
 margarita 
glass
 upside
 down
 and
 rub
 the 
rim
 with 
the
 Mole
 Negro. Pour 
the
 tequila
 mixture 
into
 the
 margarita
 glass.
This devilish drink is served at Maya, Pampano, and Tamayo for their Day of the Dead Celebration...which just so happens to be Halloween weekend! Bottoms up.