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.
Served at Ken & Cook
- 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
Tiny Fork (Lower East Side) Halloween Specials:
The Drunken Pumpkin
House-made pumpkin syrup, Bulleit Rye, and angostura bitters.
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.
Tito’s Vodka, blackberries, lemon, rosemary-infused simple syrup, soda.
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
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 Chocolate has partnered with Astor Center in New York to create some unique cocktails for the holidays.
- 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
Cocktail made with Piedra Azul Blanco
- 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.