It's time to get spooky.
Your Halloween party just got a little more fabulous. This year pour up a cocktail for every ghost and goblin with these spooky yet deliciously fabulous Halloween inspired cocktails. Meet the Perla Negra, El Infierno and The Grasshopper, 3 cocktails brought to you by insanely popular restaurants here in NYC. Whatever cocktail you choose for your fabulous fright night, make sure your sipping fabulously and safely.
Perla Negra via Jim Kearns for Slowly Shirley
2 oz Santa Teresa 1796
.5 tsp activated charcoal
1 oz kalamansi
1oz orange juice
.5 oz honey
.5 oz ginger
top: 2 oz Sorrel
Add activated charcoal to a shaker. Add the rest of the ingredients to the shaker except the sorrel. Shake all the ingredients together with about three large ice cubes and strain over crushed ice into desired glass. Pack a lit votive candle into the crushed ice on top of the cocktail. Measure and pour the sorrel around the candle.
Vessel: Skull bowl
Garnish: Candle and orchids garnish
El Infierno via Casa Neta
4oz Del Amigo Mezcal
2oz Plantation Pineapple Rum
2oz Passionfruit Syrup
1.5oz Fresh Lime Juice
.1oz Agave Syrup
.25oz Housemade Grenadine
4 dashes Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe(Serves 2-3 people)
Grasshopper via Derrick Turner, Beverage Director at Harding's
1 oz crème de menthe
.75 crème de cacao
2 dashes of orange bitters
Served up and garnished with shaved chocolate and grasshoppers.
**Have a fabulous holiday weekend. Be safe and if needed, grab an Uber using my discount "uberFABChris29" instead of driving**
photo credit via Jessie Gibson & Nick Voderman
***please remember to drink fabulously and responsibly. Use my Uber code: UberFabChris29 on your 1st ride if you need to take a car.