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Fall Drink Roundup

… and as always, you can refer to last year’s Fall Drink Features or even my TV spot from two years ago!  A good drink recipe never goes out of style!

Cruzan® Fig Pie

2 parts Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Dark Rum
¾ parts Orange Juice
¼ parts 1:1 Brown Sugar Syrup (1 part brown sugar, 1 part water)
1 tablespoon Fig Chutney

Combine all ingredients over ice in a shaker. 
Shake hard for 15 seconds, double strain into a chilled coupe glass. 
Garnish with grated nutmeg & skewered fig.

Cruzan® Winter Break

2 parts Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Light Rum
1 parts Pineapple Juice
¼ parts 2:1 Muscovado Syrup (combine 2 parts Muscovado sugar, 1 part water)
5 parts Hot Peppermint Tea

Combine rum, pineapple juice and Muscovado syrup in a toddy glass and stir. Slowly add tea to the glass and garnish with fresh grated cinnamon and stick.

Berried Alive
2 parts American Harvest
4 fresh mint leaves
4 blackberries
4 raspberries
¼ part agave nectar
Ginger beer
Crushed ice

In a cocktail glass combine all ingredients except ginger beer and gently muddle. Add crushed ice and gently swizzle. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a blackberry and raspberry on a cocktail pick and fresh mint sprigs.

Basil Hayden’s® Spooky Pumpkin Sour

Created by Created by Joaquín Simó, New York City
2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
1/2 part Fresh Orange Juice
1/2 part Lemon Juice
1/2 part Maple Syrup
1 heaping bar spoon Canned Pumpkin Puree
3 dashes Angostura® Bitters
1 part Allspice Dram
3-4 pieces Candy Corn

Combine all ingredients into a mixing tin, add ice & shake vigorously.
Strain into rocks glass over ice.  Garnish with skewered candy corn.

Cruzan Haunted Cinn

1 ½ parts Cruzan Velvet Cinn 
1 parts Cruzan Aged Dark Rum
½ parts DeKuyper® Blood Orange Liqueur
Float DeKuyper® Hot Damn!® Liqueur
Flamed Orange zest

Combine Cruzan Velvet Cinn, Cruzan Aged Dark Rum & Blood Orange Liqueur in a tumbler over ice & stir for 15 seconds.  Strain into a chilled martini glass.  Float a small amount of DeKuyper® Hot Damn!® Liqueur on top & finish with a flamed orange zest.

Hornitos® Time Changer 

1 part Hornitos® Plata Tequila
1 part Concord Grape juice
1 part Lemon Juice

Add ingredients to glass over ice and stir
Witches Brew (courtesy of AV Nightclub)
3/4 oz Midori 
2 oz. Citrus Vodka
Splash of tonic 

Hornitos® Not Just Any Potion
1.5 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
2 parts Lime Juice
1 part Simple Syrup
1/2 part Raspberry Puree
1 part Vanilla Liqueur 

Shake and pour ingredients into a cocktail glass half rimmed with a thick layer of black lava salt. 

Garnish with 2-3 chocolate/salt covered raspberries.

Tuaca Hot Apple Pie

1 1/2 oz Tuaca
5-6 oz warm apple cider
whipped cream
cinnamon stick

Pour ingredients into a mug.  Garnish with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.

Vampire Kiss Martini
(courtesy of AV Nightclub)
1 1/2 oz Vodka 
1 1/2 oz Champagne 
3/4 oz Rasberry liquer 

Blood Orange Spritzer (courtesy of AV Nightclub)

3/4 oz Orange Juice 
2 oz. Vodka 
Splash of Grenadine  
Splash of Tonic