Scare Up Some Spooky Cocktails For Halloween

Cocktails. So much tastier than blood.
Halloween is right around the corner and soon the streets and bars will be filled with zombies, sexy witches, and vampires -- all thirsting for a cocktail.

You want to know what's even more frightening than having all these creatures of the night walking the streets of Miami?

An empty glass....

That's why we've conjured up a collection of some of Miami's scariest and most potent potables. Enjoy. But watch out for the monsters.

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Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Death in the Afternoon
(Available at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel Bleau Bar)

3/4 oz. St Germain
3/4 oz. absinthe
2 oz. champagne
Maraschino Cherry

Pour absinthe into a chilled champagne flute. Add St. Germain and top with champagne. Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

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Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Satan's Whiskers
(Available at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel Bleau Bar)

1/2 oz. gin
1/2 oz. dry vermouth
1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
1/2 oz. freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
1 dash orange bitters

Add all ingredients in the order listed into a mixing glass. Stir with ice until bitingly cold and strain into a stemmed cocktail glass. Garnish with orange twist.

Laine Doss
Corpse Reviver No. 2
(Available at Clarke's)

Absinthe (for rinse)
3/4 oz. Grand Marnier
3/4 oz. London gin
3/4 oz. Lillet
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice

Rinse your glass with absinthe. Add remaining ingredients in mixing glass and shake with ice. Strain into glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

Laine Doss
Drunk-o-Lantern Punch Bowl
(Available special evenings at Clarke's)

2 bottles Kappa pisco
1 bottle sparkling rose
1 liter water
1 pineapple, cut into chunks and allowed to soak in pisco overnight
Spoon the pineapple chunks into a round glass punchbowl. Add pisco, sparkling wine, and water. Add shrub to taste. Garnish with lemon peel.

Location Info

Clarke's - CLOSED

840 First St., Miami Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Toro Toro

100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL

Category: General

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