As we look toward the fall season, many hotspots around town are pulling out all the stops to make sure we have seasonal options to sip on and a great place to hang out. Right now, some of our favorite places are featuring fun drinks for you to try.
The Bower (1320 Magazine St.) is featuring the “Holy Mole Manhattan.” This drink is a mix of Banhez Mezcal, Cocchi Dopo Teatro, a few dashes of mole bitters, Luxardo cherry and charred orange peel for garnish. If you go for happy hour you will find good deals that include house punch, a Paloma and an old fashioned for $8 and the house wine selections are $7. Happy hour runs Monday through Saturday from 4-6 p.m.
Compère Lapin (535 Tchoupitoulas St.) is featuring the “I’m Not Dead Yet” cocktail. It’s a nice blend of Pinhook Bourbon, Moscatel, Housemade Amaro Blend, Cocchi Americano Bianco, Averna and a dash of Angostura Bitters. If you want other options, the cocktail list is full of great selections with a variety of fine spirits.
Toups’ Meatery (845 N Carrollton Ave.) is featuring the “Fiona Apple Brandy Sour” – which includes a mix of brandy, fresh house special apple juice, lemon juice, house-made cinnamon Demerara, Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur, a dash of Angostura and a dash of Saline (salt water). Happy hour here is Monday through Friday from 3-5 p.m.
Tujague’s Restaurant (429 Decatur St.) is featuring the “Sunday Morning” cocktail, which is definitely not like your average Sunday morning. This drinks is made with a special Vanilla Bean Fig Syrup, vodka, Benedictine, orange bitters, lemon juice, egg white and a sprig of smoked rosemary with half of a fig for garnish. Sound delish? We promise you, it is.
Of course, these are just a few specialty fall cocktails from around the city. If you know of a cocktail special or fun happy hour you want us to try, let us know so we can share it with cocktail lovers everywhere.