NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The spookiest time of year is upon us and The Sazerac Bar at The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel has some classic cocktails that are scary good and will give you the liquid courage you need to confront any ghost or goblin that may come your way.

  • ZOMBIE: Invented by Donn Beach in 1934. Be careful with this one as it might not re-animate you the way you thought. This drink includes Bacardi Cuatro, Plantation OFTD, Falernum, Cinnamon Syrup, Grapefruit, Pernod, Lime, Grenadine and Angostura Bitters
  • CORPSE REVIVER #2: From the 1930 Savoy Cocktail book. “To be taken whenever steam and energy are needed.” This cocktail consists of Bombay Gin, Cointreau, Cocchi Americano, Lemon and Absinthe
  • BLOOD & SAND: Named for the 1922 Rudolph Valentino movie, you’ll be ready to take on a bull after a couple of these. This drink is made with Dewar’s Scotch, Cherry Heering Liquor, Carpano Antica Vermouth and Orange.

The Sazerac Bar invites all mere mortals to come and sip on these spooky cocktails, who know… maybe you’ll summon the spirits of its famous guests.