Halloween Highballs

Photographs by Michael Polito

This year, leave the trick-or-treating to the kids and dress up your own party with these chilling cocktails. If you don’t want to make them at home, don a disguise and head over to the bar at Shadows on the Hudson, where your favorite bartender will whip one of them up for you. Cheers.

Farmer’s Demise

What you’ll need:

• 6 cucumber sticks
• 2 pineapple spears
• 1 oz rock candy syrup
• 2 oz Appleton Rum

What to do:
Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass with a cinnamon-sugar rim.


skeleton flip cocktail

Skeleton Flip

What you’ll need:

• 1¼ oz Cruzan Coconut Rum
• 8 sage leaves
• ½ lime, juiced
• ½ oz rock candy syrup
• ¼ oz raw egg white

What you’ll do:
Shake aggressively and pour over ice into a Collins glass. (Use caution when consuming raw or lightly cooked eggs.)

Both cocktails hand-crafted by mixologist Kristen Schaefer of Las Vegas.

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