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Bewitching Beverages To Add To Your At Home Halloween Spooktacular

Nicole Barylski

Stay Incider. (Courtesy Photo)

Planning on hosting an at-home All Hallows' Eve's festivity with your "pod"? Mix up one of these bewitching beverages.

Stay Incider: (Created by Josue Romero, The Garnish Guy)

 • 2 oz. Apothic Red
 • 1 oz. Cognac
 • 1/2 oz. Cinnamon Syrup*
 • 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice
 • 3 oz. Hot Water
 • Nutmeg
 • Cinnamon Stick
 • Apples
 • Star Anise

Directions: Place all the ingredients into a heat resistant container, including the garnishes, and stir until all the ingredients are fully combined. It makes two servings. (Cinnamon Syrup: Combine 1/2 Cup of water, 1/2 cup of sugar, and 6 cinnamon sticks in a heat resistant container. Let it steep and allow for it to cool off, remove the cinnamon sticks, cover it up, and maintain in the fridge.)

Baileys Apple of My Chai:

 • 2 oz. Baileys Apple Pie
 • 6 oz. Chai Tea
 • 3/4 oz. Café de Olla Syrup
 • 2 Drops Cardamom Bitters
 • Grated Nutmeg, for garnish

Directions: Using a tea kettle, bring water to a boil. Pour 6 oz. of hot water into a toddy mug. Make tea by steeping tea bag in hot water for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags. Measure and add remaining ingredients (except garnish) to your mug. Gently and carefully mix with a bar spoon. Top with a sprinkle of grated nutmeg.

Coven's Cocktail:

 • 1.5 oz. Buchanan's Deluxe
 • 4-5 Blackberries, muddled
 • .75 oz. Honey Syrup (2 parts honey, 1 part water)
 • .5 oz. Chambord
 • .75 oz. Lemon Juice
 • Mint Bouquet, for garnish
 • Lemon, for garnish

Directions: Lightly muddle 4-5 blackberries in a cocktail shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake over ice. Double strain so seeds of the blackberries don't leak through. Pour over crushed ice in a rocks glass. Garnish cocktail with mint bouquet and lemon zest.

1800 Rainbow Skull Elixir featuring Okuda San Miguel:

 • 2 oz. 1800 Essential Artists Series Silver Tequila
 • .75 oz. Pineapple Juice
 • .5 oz. Lime Juice
 • .5 oz. Simple Syrup
 • 4 Sage Leaves
 • Jalapeño, slices to taste

Directions: In a cocktail shaker, muddle sage leaves and Jalapeño slices in simple syrup. Add all other ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

Madam Morticia:

 • 3 oz. Madam Pattirini Gin
 • 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
 • Dash of Grenadine
 • 1 oz. Grapefruit Juice
 • Soda Water

Directions: Pour Madam Pattirini Gin, lemon juice, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake until cold. Serve into a bone-chilling Champagne glass and add a small dash of grenadine. Top with a splash of chilled soda water and get a wicked start to the bewitching hour.

Bloody Dutch Sour:

 • 1 oz. Ketel One® Vodka
 • .5 oz. Aperol
 • .5 oz. Lillet Blanc
 • .5 oz. Blood Orange Reduction Simple Syrup*
 • .75 oz. fresh Lemon Juice
 • Egg White

Directions: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass. Dry shake for 10 seconds. Add ice and shake well again. Double fine strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a fresh thyme sprig. *(Blood Orange Reduction Simple Syrup: Zest and juice 4 blood oranges. Combine and bring to a low boil, reduce heat and add 1 cup water and 1 cup white sugar. Stir and remove from heat. Cool and double fine strain.)

Fiery Fieri:

 • 2 oz. Santo Mezquila
 • 1 oz. Agave Nectar
 • 1.5 oz. fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
 • 0.5 oz. Guy Fieri's Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ Australian Aromatic Bitters
 • Chipotle Chili Sugar Rim, for garnish

Directions: Rim 10 oz. glass with chipotle chili sugar blend, fill with ice and set aside. Fill mixing glass 2/3 with ice and add Mezquila, agave nectar, lime juice, BBQ sauce, and Australian bitters. Cap mixing glass with shaker tin and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Strain contents from shaker tin into rimmed 10 oz. glass and serve.

Tequila Moonrise:

 • 1 1/2 parts Patrón Silver
 • 1/2 parts Grenadine
 • 4 parts Apple Cider
 • Apple Moon, for garnish

Directions: Combine ingredients in an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with an apple moon.

Veuve Clicquot Rich's Brew:

 • 5-6 large Ice Cubes
 • 2-3 slices of Blood Orange
 • Veuve Clicquot Rich Champagne

Directions: Place 5 ice cubes in a large wine glass, add the slices of blood orange, and finish with chilled Veuve Clicquot Rich.

Grand Sangria:

 • 1 part Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge
 • .5 part Cinnamon Syrup
 • .5 part 1757 Vermouth Di Torino Rosso
 • .5 part fresh Lemon Juice
 • .5 part fresh Orange Juice
 • 3 parts Red Wine (Rioja or Syrah)
 • 1 Orange, thinly sliced

Directions: Add all ingredients in a punch bowl or pitcher. Refrigerate for 2-4 hours before serving. Serve a wine glass over ice.

Broken Bones:

 • 2 oz. Broken Shed Vodka
 • 1/2 oz. Lime Juice
 • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
 • 1 1/2 oz. Pomegranate Juice

Directions: Shake all ingredients well in a shaker and double strain into a glass goblet.

Chamucos Paloma:

 • 1 1/2 oz. Chamucos Reposado
 • Juice of half a Ruby Grapefruit
 • 1/2 oz. Agave Nectar
 • About 75ml of Club Soda
 • Squirt of fresh Lime Juice (optional)

Directions: Mix Chamucos, grapefruit juice and Agave Nectar until mixed well. Pour over a tall glass and top with club soda. You could add a squirt of lime juice which is nice and what I did and rim the glass with salt.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski




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