These Halloween cocktails will scare the life into you - Metro US

These Halloween cocktails will scare the life into you

We’ve got the bars to haunt for these magical potions — if you know what we mean — that only come out for Halloween.

Up in Flames

Witches are cool, guys, so the only thing that should be burning this time is your cocktail. ThisSaxon + Paroletipper starts with grilled peaches, then adds in Maker’s 46 and a mint leaves before a sprinkle of groundcinnamon gets a touch of fire toseal the deal.316 Bowery, East Village

Bloody Mimosa

If your competitive spirit is not content with mere costume contests, head toSocial Drink & Foodon Saturday for Lazer Brunch. Decimate your enemies (err, friends) inside a spooky arena (instead of a Minotaur, a zombie haunts the inflatable maze), then head outside to the rooftop terrace bar to soothe your bloodlust with a round of Bloody Mimosas, made with raspberry puree and prosecco. 570 Tenth Ave., Hell’s Kitchen

Sticky French Web

You won’t be fighting to escape this caramel cracker web at theBrandy Libraryonce you’ve had a taste of the pool of Bache Gabrielsen’s oak-aged Cognac, cherry liqueur and dry vermouth beneath. 25 N. Moore St., Tribeca

Perla Negra

Slowly Shirleyis already a subterranean shrine to old Hollywood, when all the classic monster movies were made, so you know bartender Jim Kearns has been channeling his inner mad scientist for Halloween. The Perla Negra combines the tangerine-kumquat hybrid kalamansi and sorrel, adding Santa Teresa 1796 rum and a spicy hit of ginger, all turned the blackest night with activated charcoal. Try not to lose your head. 121 W. 10th St., West Village

Candy Corn Cocktail

We still love candy, but we’re too old to trick or treat. The solution lies at the Kingsley, which was just named Best New Restaurant by Zagat for 2017, where the Halloween staple candy corn is infused into vodka and mixed with sweet vermouth, Amaro #14, crème de cacao and lemon. Who needs sub-par candy from the neighbors? 190 Ave. B, East Village

The Zombie

Summer never left atThe Standard, East Village, which is serving a Halloween-themed tiki cocktail, The Zombie. The absinthe-laced tropical affair contains three kinds of rum, which basically makes it a party in a glass, and the skull mug even lets you pretend you’re sipping some delicious brains. Get it through Halloween night. 25 Cooper Square

Pale in the Moonlight

With notes of peach and pecan, the newly launched Old Camp Whiskey arrived just in time for fall. Mexican loungeLos Felizuses it in Pale in the Moonlight, available this weekend only, with a dry red wine float that creates a sweet, deep red surface hiding the deceptive surprise of serious booze lurking just beneath. 109 Ludlow St. Lower East Side

Wicked Black Forest Punch

Swing byBounce Sporting Club’s sexyHalloween party ($30 cover) onSaturday early enough to catch the open bar from 10-11 p.m., but save some room for your crew to sample the Wicked Black Forest Punch. The black magic of Jagermeister is combined with orange, passion fruit and pineapple juices plus a heaping pour of ginger beer. A couple cubes of dry ice turn the punch bowl into a bewitched cauldron.55 W. 21st St., Flatiron

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