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Seasonal Cocktails Add Spice to Thanksgiving

By November 17, 2017Top News

If making grandma’s sweet potato casserole is not daunting enough, try your hand at a handful of inspiring seasonal cocktails.

Pumpkin Pie Delight

  • 1 ounce D’usse VSOP Cognac
  • 1 ounce Disaronno
  • 1 heaping bar spoon of pumpkin pie mix
  • ½ ounce heavy cream
  • 1 whole egg
  • Directions: Place all the ingredients into a mixing glass. Dry Shake the mixture (shake without ice so as to ‘whip’ the Ingredients together). Then shake again with ice. Strain into a rocks glass without any ice. Top with freshly grated Cinnamon.


Full Harvest
Created by Shaun Meglen of Péché

  • 2 oz Basil Hayden
  • .75 oz Limoncello
  • .5 oz Orange juice
  • .25 oz Lemon juice
  • .25 oz Cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1 dash of Cranberry bitters
  • 1 egg White
  • Shake hard with ice. Serve up in coupe glass.


Veuve Clicquot Rich + Pear + Mint

  • 5-6 large ice cubes
  • 1-2 slices of pear
  • 2-3 mint leaves
  • Veuve Clicquot Rich Champagne
  • Pour Veuve Clicquot Rich Champagne over ice cubes and garnish with pear and mint






Created by South House, Smitty

  • 2.oz Slow & Low Rock & Rye Whiskey
  • .75 oz Aquafaba
  • .75 oz espresso pumpkin spice syrup
  • .75 oz lemon juice
  • Method: Combine all ingredients in shaker tin with no ice. Dry shake cocktail for 20 seconds. Add a handful of ice cubes, and shake vigorously on ice for 15 seconds, strain into glass. Optional garnish: a few espresso/coffee beans, and a dash of bitters. *Vegan-friendly cocktail*





RumChata Pumpkin Pie Martini

  • 2 oz RumChata
  • 1 oz Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 oz Pumpkin Syrup (or substitute 3 tbsp Pumpkin Pie Filling)
  • Cinnamon
  • Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass; sprinkle with cinnamon.






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