Howl’s Top 5 Fall Cocktail Picks

Howl at the Moon loves coming up with fabulous cocktails to serve and indulge in (it is in our nature), so we have put together our top 5 picks to jump-start the fall season! Take a look and whip one up for yourself.

1. SPICED CARAMEL APPLE

  • 2 oz. Domaine de Canton Ginger Liquer
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka
  • 2 1/2 oz. Apple Cider
  • 1 Dash Lemon Juice

* Rim martini glass with agave syrup and crumbled gingersnap cookies.  Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker, shake well.  Strain into martini glass. Source – cosmopolitan.com

2. PUMPKIN DIVINE

  • 1 part Grey Goose La Poire flavored vodka
  • 1 part pumpkin butter
  • 1/2 part triple sec
  • 1/2 part simple syrup
  • Pinch of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and ginger
  • Grated nutmeg and apple chip for garnish

Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add all the ingredients. Shake until frosted. Strain with a martini glass. Enjoy. Source – cocktailtimes.com

 

Howl’s Top 5 Fall Cocktail Picks

3. SMORE-TINI

  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz. Chocolate Liqueur
  • Graham Crackers (to taste)
  • Marshmallow Creme (marshmallow fluff)
  • Wooden Skewers
  • Mini Marshmallows

*Stir vodka and chocolate liqueur and refrigerate for several hours. Crush graham crackers in small bowl and set aside. When ready, rim martini glass with marshmallow creme then dip glass into graham cracker crumbs. Roast marshmallows on skewer over an open flame. Pour cold drink mixture in glass and place roasted marshmallow skewer as garnish. Source – a. party style blog

4. CANDY CORN MARTINI

  • 3/4 oz. Absolut Vanilla Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Creme de Cacao
  • 1/2 oz. Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 2 oz. Orange Juice
  • 1 tbsp. dark cocoa powder

*Rim martini glass with orange juice, then cocoa powder. Mix spirits and orange juice with ice in a cocktail shaker and pour into glass. Garnish with Candy Corn on a skewer (or however you’d like). Source – drinksmixer.com

5. THE ONE WITH THE SHRUB

  • 1 and a 1/2 oz Ford’s Gin
  • 1/2 oz. Fernet Branca
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 0.25 oz. Ginger Syrup

*Mix in cocktail shaker, shake and double strain into rocks glass. Add rosemary sprig garnish. Source – Town and Country Mag
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Spooky Cocktails

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Halloween is almost here, and spooky cocktails should be shared! Howl at the Moon not only prides itself on our live music show, we also like to think we know our booze! We have put together a list of some delectable “spooky” drinks in honor of Halloween.

1. Eyeball Highballs

  • 14 medium radishes
  • 7 pemiento-stuffed olives, halved crosswise
  • 16 oz. gin or vodka
  • 1 ounce vermouth

Source: marthastewart.com

2. Vampire’s Kiss

  • 2 oz. raspberry vodka
  • 2 oz. Chamford raspberry liquor
  • 3 oz. cranberry juice
  • Red sugar for rimming

Source: food.com

3. Brain Hemorrhage

  • 1 fluid oz. chilled peach Schnapp’s
  • 1 splash chilled grenadine syrup
  • 1 teaspoon chilled Irish cream liqueur

Source: allrecipes.com

4. Black Lagoon Cocktail

  • 4 oz. vodka
  • 2 oz .Rosemary-Lemon Syrup
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Licorice ice cubes

 Source: marthastewart.com

5. Witches Brew

  • 2 oz. mixed pineapple and cranberry juice
  • 2 oz. 7-Up or Sprite
  • 1-1/4 oz. shot Malibu Coconut Rum

Source: HGTV

Please go to the appropriate website to see directions for each drink.

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Tantalizing Tiki Drinks

Let’s get tropical! From the traditional Mai Tai, to the extraordinary Tiki Tree Viper, these drinks will have you ready to dance the night away!

10 Amazing Tiki Drinks

Mai Tai

  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. orange curacao
  • ½ oz. orgeat syrup
  • 1 oz. dark rum
  • 1 oz. light rum
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish

Pour all ingredients except dark rum into shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into glass with half filled ice. Top with dark rum. Garnish with cherry.

Dragon 88 Mai Tai

Tantalizing Tiki Drinks

Via Saveur
  • 1½ oz. rhum agricole
  • 1 oz. amber rum
  • 1 oz. dark spiced rum
  • ½ oz. fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz. orange curacao
  • ½ oz. orgeat syrup
  • ½ oz Velvet Falernum

Combine rums, juice, curacao, orgeat, and Falernum in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into cocktail glass filled with crushed ice; garnish with a pineapple slice and a maraschino cherry.

 

Hawaiian Black Eye

  • 5 Blackberries (one for garnish)
  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. fee brother’s Falernum
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • ½ oz. black spiced rum
  • 1 oz. mount gay eclipse rum
  • 3 dashes of miracle mile forbidden bitters
  • 1 cup ice

Mash blackberries through a fine mesh trainer to avoid seeds. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

 

Hurricane

  • 1 tbsp. grenadine
  • 1 tbsp. simple syrup
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • 2 oz. passion fruit juice
  • 2 oz. dark rum
  • 2 oz. light rum

Squeeze juice from half lime into cocktail shaker over ice. Pour the remaining ingredients into shaker. Shake well. Strain into glass. Garnish with cherry and orange slice.

 

Tiki Torch

  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. passion fruit juice
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. dark rum
  • 1 oz. gin
  • ½ oz. light muscovado sugar syrup
  • 5 coffee beans

Crush coffee beans in shaker and add muscovado syrup and muddle. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake well with ice. Double strain into glass with crushed ice. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.

 

Jungle Bird

  • 1 ½ oz. pineapple juice
  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • ¾ oz. Campari
  • 1 ½ oz. dark rum

Combine ingredients in shaker and shake well. Pour into glass with ice. Garnish with pineapple.

 

Royal Clipper

  • 2 1/2 oz. Pineapple juice
  • 1/3 oz. Blue curacao
  • 1/3 oz. crème de banana
  • 1/3 oz. Apricot brandy
  • 1/3 oz. Myers rum

Place all ingredients and ice into blender and blend until smooth. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.

 

Tiki Tree Viper

  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. orange juice
  • ½ oz. orgeat
  • 1 ½ oz. mount gay eclipse
  • ½ oz. lemon hart 151
  • ½ oz. lemon hart 151
  • ½ oz. green chartreuse
  • ¼ oz. bols blue curacao

Combine ingredients with crushed ice in shaker and shake well. Pour into glass. Garnish with dry ice and lavish produce.

 

Blue Hawaiian

  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • ¾ oz. crème de coconut
  • ¾ oz. blue curacao
  • ¾ oz. rum
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Pour ingredients into shaker and shake well. Strain into glass with ice. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.

 

Howl at the Moon’s Big Island Iced Tea

Tantalizing Tiki Drinks

  • Malibu Coconit Rum
  • Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • Monin Hawaiian Island Blend
  • Pineapple
  • Orange
  • Fresh Lime
  • Sweet and Sour

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Tantalizing Tiki Drinks

Let’s get tropical! From the traditional Mai Tai, to the extraordinary Tiki Tree Viper, these drinks will have you ready to dance the night away!

10 Amazing Tiki Drinks

Mai Tai

  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. orange curacao
  • ½ oz. orgeat syrup
  • 1 oz. dark rum
  • 1 oz. light rum
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish

Pour all ingredients except dark rum into shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into glass with half filled ice. Top with dark rum. Garnish with cherry.

Dragon 88 Mai Tai

Tantalizing Tiki Drinks

Via Saveur
  • 1½ oz. rhum agricole
  • 1 oz. amber rum
  • 1 oz. dark spiced rum
  • ½ oz. fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz. orange curacao
  • ½ oz. orgeat syrup
  • ½ oz Velvet Falernum

Combine rums, juice, curacao, orgeat, and Falernum in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into cocktail glass filled with crushed ice; garnish with a pineapple slice and a maraschino cherry.

 

Hawaiian Black Eye

  • 5 Blackberries (one for garnish)
  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. fee brother’s Falernum
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • ½ oz. black spiced rum
  • 1 oz. mount gay eclipse rum
  • 3 dashes of miracle mile forbidden bitters
  • 1 cup ice

Mash blackberries through a fine mesh trainer to avoid seeds. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

 

Hurricane

  • 1 tbsp. grenadine
  • 1 tbsp. simple syrup
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • 2 oz. passion fruit juice
  • 2 oz. dark rum
  • 2 oz. light rum

Squeeze juice from half lime into cocktail shaker over ice. Pour the remaining ingredients into shaker. Shake well. Strain into glass. Garnish with cherry and orange slice.

 

Tiki Torch

  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. passion fruit juice
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. dark rum
  • 1 oz. gin
  • ½ oz. light muscovado sugar syrup
  • 5 coffee beans

Crush coffee beans in shaker and add muscovado syrup and muddle. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake well with ice. Double strain into glass with crushed ice. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.

 

Jungle Bird

  • 1 ½ oz. pineapple juice
  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • ¾ oz. Campari
  • 1 ½ oz. dark rum

Combine ingredients in shaker and shake well. Pour into glass with ice. Garnish with pineapple.

 

Royal Clipper

  • 2 1/2 oz. Pineapple juice
  • 1/3 oz. Blue curacao
  • 1/3 oz. crème de banana
  • 1/3 oz. Apricot brandy
  • 1/3 oz. Myers rum

Place all ingredients and ice into blender and blend until smooth. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.

 

Tiki Tree Viper

  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. orange juice
  • ½ oz. orgeat
  • 1 ½ oz. mount gay eclipse
  • ½ oz. lemon hart 151
  • ½ oz. lemon hart 151
  • ½ oz. green chartreuse
  • ¼ oz. bols blue curacao

Combine ingredients with crushed ice in shaker and shake well. Pour into glass. Garnish with dry ice and lavish produce.

 

Blue Hawaiian

  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • ¾ oz. crème de coconut
  • ¾ oz. blue curacao
  • ¾ oz. rum
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Pour ingredients into shaker and shake well. Strain into glass with ice. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.

 

Howl at the Moon’s Big Island Iced Tea

Tantalizing Tiki Drinks

  • Malibu Coconit Rum
  • Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • Monin Hawaiian Island Blend
  • Pineapple
  • Orange
  • Fresh Lime
  • Sweet and Sour

Check out what’s going on at your nearest Howl:

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Top 5 Pink Cocktails

Howl at the Moon loves coming up with fabulous cocktails to serve and indulge in (it is in our nature), so we have put together our top five PINK picks in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Don’t forget to join us on Friday, October 6th for our Pink Pianos Party!

1. Cosmopolitan (an oldie but a goodie!)

1-1/4 oz. Smirnoff Vodka
1 oz. cranberry juice
1/4 oz. triple sec
1 lemon twist

* In a shaker with ice, add Smirnoff Vodka, cranberry juice and triple sec. Shake and pour into martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. Source – finecooking.com

2. Pink Grapefruit Margarita

1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes)
1 cup orange liqueur (such as Triple Sec)
2 cups ice
1 cup white tequila

* This recipe makes 4 drinks: Combine grapefruit juice, lime juice, triple sec and ice in a blender. Pour into a large pitcher (or keep in blender) and pour in the tequila, stir. To rim the glasses, take a lime wedge and rim, then dip in salt. Make sure to use Ruby Red grapefruit juice for a much sweeter and pinker drink! Source – theregoesthecupcake.com

3. Ever After

1 1/2 oz. Exclusiv Vodka
1/2 oz. raspberry liqueur
1/2 oz. simple syrup
5 rose petals
Champagne

* Shake Vodka, raspberry liqueur with ice in a cocktail shaker. Add simple syrup and shake some more. Strain into glass. Top with champagne and rose petals. Source – yourengagement101.com

4. Pink Passion

2 oz. Peach Schnapps
2 oz. Tequila Rose
2 splashes of cranberry juice
1 splash of lemon-lime soda

* Pour all ingredients except soda into shaker, shake, and pour into a glass. Top with lemon-lime soda and garnish with a lemon twist. Source – cosmopolitan.com

5. Clover Club

2 1/4 parts gin
3/4 parts raspberry syrup
3/4 parts lemon juice
1 part egg white

*Fill up the shaker with ice cubes. Add raspberry syrup lemon juice, gin, egg white to the shaker. Shake well and strain into the cocktail glass. Source-cocktaiflow.com.

Top 5 Pink Cocktails

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Top 5 Pink Cocktails

Howl at the Moon loves coming up with fabulous cocktails to serve and indulge in (it is in our nature), so we have put together our top five PINK picks in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Don’t forget to join us on Friday, October 6th for our Pink Pianos Party!

1. Cosmopolitan (an oldie but a goodie!)

1-1/4 oz. Smirnoff Vodka
1 oz. cranberry juice
1/4 oz. triple sec
1 lemon twist

* In a shaker with ice, add Smirnoff Vodka, cranberry juice and triple sec. Shake and pour into martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. Source – finecooking.com

2. Pink Grapefruit Margarita

1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes)
1 cup orange liqueur (such as Triple Sec)
2 cups ice
1 cup white tequila

* This recipe makes 4 drinks: Combine grapefruit juice, lime juice, triple sec and ice in a blender. Pour into a large pitcher (or keep in blender) and pour in the tequila, stir. To rim the glasses, take a lime wedge and rim, then dip in salt. Make sure to use Ruby Red grapefruit juice for a much sweeter and pinker drink! Source – theregoesthecupcake.com

3. Ever After

1 1/2 oz. Exclusiv Vodka
1/2 oz. raspberry liqueur
1/2 oz. simple syrup
5 rose petals
Champagne

* Shake Vodka, raspberry liqueur with ice in a cocktail shaker. Add simple syrup and shake some more. Strain into glass. Top with champagne and rose petals. Source – yourengagement101.com

4. Pink Passion

2 oz. Peach Schnapps
2 oz. Tequila Rose
2 splashes of cranberry juice
1 splash of lemon-lime soda

* Pour all ingredients except soda into shaker, shake, and pour into a glass. Top with lemon-lime soda and garnish with a lemon twist. Source – cosmopolitan.com

5. Clover Club

2 1/4 parts gin
3/4 parts raspberry syrup
3/4 parts lemon juice
1 part egg white

*Fill up the shaker with ice cubes. Add raspberry syrup lemon juice, gin, egg white to the shaker. Shake well and strain into the cocktail glass. Source-cocktaiflow.com.

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The 9 Stages of Being Drunk

The process of getting drunk is pretty simple, but easily forgettable. Let’s review the 9 stages of being drunk (please always remember to always drink responsibly):

1. The First Sip

The First Sip is when you know it’s go time. When that first drop of delicious alcohol hits your tongue, your mind and body are taken to another place. A wonderful, carefree drunken place. You’re ready to get weird.

2. The Buzz

The Buzz is the feeling you get when the alcohol hits you. Your whole body feels warm and cozy, and you feel like you’re one giant vibrating being. Everything becomes twenty times as exciting as it was a half hour ago: music sounds better, everyone becomes more attractive, and conversations feel more and more important as they become significantly louder.

3. The Best Friend

This is the point in the night where conversations reach their peak volume. Suddenly everybody in the bar is your new best friend and you are dying to tell them your life story. Not realizing how drunk you actually are, you promise to stay in touch, take your new BFF’s phone number, and head to the bathroom where you forget about him/her forever.

4. The Song and Dance

This is the time of the night when you hear your favorite song and make sure that everyone in the bar knows that you know all of the lyrics. You hit the dance floor and sing/scream about 90% of the lyrics, sippin’ on your drink whenever your brain comes up short. You think, “wow, I’m actually a super good dancer”, and you continue to dance while spilling the drinks of everyone within arm’s reach. The dancing doesn’t cease until you catch the eye of the cutie over at the bar at which point you reach stage number 5.

The 9 Stages of Being Drunk

5. The Hookup

You’ve spotted a cutie. In fact, everyone in the entire freaking bar is suddenly beautiful. With a bit of liquid courage, you head over to meet your fate. Whether or not you get lucky… well that is up to you and your wonderful drunken pick up lines.

6. The Relentless Party Mode

It’s getting late but you are nowhere near ready to stop the party. You don’t care if your buddy has got work in the morning or if your sister has to get home to the babysitter — NO! This is going to be the best night ever! The sun doesn’t come up for a whole three hours! You don’t care if your friend loses his job or if your sister never sees her children again, you’re ordering more shots.

7. The Hunger

You are suddenly starving. You can’t go another minute without getting a taco, burger or whatever is the only restaurant that’s open at this hour serves.

8. The Journey Home

After eating half of your body weight, you slip into food coma. But food coma is ten times as worse than usual because you are wasted. You are tired as hell and ready to crash. You jump in a cab and head home. The cabbie wakes you up and you stumble up your stairs and into your bed, destroying everything in your path. You are done and you crash hard.

9. The Regret

You wake up in the morning with a pounding headache, sick to your stomach, with some unidentifiable sauce all over your face. You check your phone to see thirty new numbers in it of people who you have never heard of. You remember that “cutie” from the bar and your stomach starts to hurt even worse. This my friend, is the regret.  We hope you do not have to work today, but here is some recommended reading just in case: The Guide to Surviving a Hangover at Work.

The 9 Stages of Being Drunk

 

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