#SCBDExclusive: Halloween Cocktails


  A great deal of what makes Halloween what it is is the creation of a spooky atmosphere and everything involved in a party can be converted from mundane to mysterious very easily. Cocktails are no different. No one every needs a holiday to enjoy their favorite cocktail, but specials do make them more fun. Are you brave enough to take a sip of this brightly colored brew? Here are some options, for those of you that are brave enough.

Pumpkin Martini

Pumpkin Martini

Served at Ken & Cook

Pumpkin Martini

  • 1/2 oz. Cream Liquor
  • 2 oz. Vanilla Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Pumpkin Spiced Syrup
  • Cinnamon stick and anice for garnish

Shake and serve in martini glass


The Drunken Pumpkin

The Drunken Pumpkin

Tiny Fork (Lower East Side) Halloween Specials:

The Drunken Pumpkin
House-made pumpkin syrup, Bulleit Rye, and angostura bitters.

Flaco’s Fuego

Spicy margarita with habanero-infused milagro tequila, lemon, lime, simple syrup, and triple sec.

 Eve’s Apple Cider

Hot Apple cider, cinnamon, cloves, lemon, and Bulleit Bourbon.

Blackberry Storm

Tito’s Vodka, blackberries, lemon, rosemary-infused simple syrup, soda.


Blood Orange Habanero Margarita

Blood Orange Habanero Margarita

Served at Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen and Tequileria’s

Regular Happy Hour 3-8PM

Special of the DAY is $6

Chef Richard Sandoval’s Blood Orange Habanero Margarita

Ingredients for the margarita:

  • 1 oz. 100% Agave Tequila Reposado
  • 1 oz. house sour mix
  • 1 oz. habanero-blood orange syrup (recipe below)
  • Wedge of lime for garnish

Mix all ingredients into a mixing glass, then add ice and shake vigorously. Garnish glass with a rim of store-bought mole negro sauce or ground chiles and a lime wedge.

Ingredients for the blood orange-habanero syrup:

  • 2 pints blood orange juice
  • 1 whole habanero pepper

Reduce at medium-high heat until thickened into a syrup
Remove habanero before combining with other cocktail ingredients

*Blood Orange Margarita is available all day and during Happy Hour


Spiced and Spooky Sangria

Spiced and Spooky Sangria

Served at Sotto 13

Sotto 13 is offering the “Spiced and Spooky Sangria” just in time for Halloween with Lambrusco Rose Wine, Brandy, Peach Snapps and Fresh Fruit. (9g/30pitcher)


Divine Halloween Cocktai

Divine Halloween Cocktail

Cocktail made with Divine Chocolate’s Divine Cocoa powder

Divine Chocolate has partnered with Astor Center in New York to create some unique cocktails for the holidays.

 Allison Hamlin’s La Divine Calavera Catrina
  • 1 oz ginger perfumed egg white*
  • 1oz caramelized pineapple puree
  • ½ oz fresh orange juice
  • 2oz Mezcal
  • 3-4 dashes chocolate mole bitters
  • Top with ginger beer
  • Divine Cocoa powder
 Combine all ingredients except ginger beer in pint glass and dry shake (without ice) for one minute, or until visibly foamy and increased in volume. Add ice and shake again until well chilled. Pour over fresh ice into a highball glass rimmed with Divine Cocoa powder, and top with ginger beer.
*To perfume egg whites
Place whole eggs in an airtight container with a 2” piece of peeled ginger overnight. Separate and use normally.


Vampira Cocktail

Vampira Cocktail

Cocktail made with Piedra Azul Blanco


  • Ice
  • 1 ½ ounces Piedra Azul Blanco (100% Blue Agave)
  • 1 ounce Calmat
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Mexican Squirt or other Grapefruit Soda
  • Lemon wheel or wedge garnish

Fill a 10-ounce glass with ice. Scatter salt on the ice, then pour in the tequila, hot sauce, Clamato, and lemon juice. Top up the glass with grapefruit soda and stir gently. Garnish with lemon and serve immediately.

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