2 Creepy Concoctions To Stir Up For Halloween

drink-slidePhotos: Courtesy of Fuego Cocina y Tequileria/Scott Suchman; The Jefferson DC.
Even if you're not going all out with a costume and a mile-long list of parties to hit, you can still channel your Halloween spirit. Why not satisfy your inner party animal (and outer homebody) and mix up some spooky concoctions for at-home imbibing? Click through for two oh-so-simple drink recipes that'll have you communicating with the spirit world in no time.
DOTD_Ashes-to-Ashes_Scott-Suchman1slidePhoto: Courtesy of Fuego Cocina y Tequileria/Scott Suchman.
Scott Clime of Fuego Cocina y Tequileria shared the recipe for Ashes to Ashes, a dark, sweet chocolate-and-espresso cocktail in honor of Day of the Dead.

1 1/2 oz Patron XO
1/2 oz cocoa liqueur
1 oz espresso
1/2 oz Mexican arbol syrup

Mix all ingredients. Serve over ice in a rocks glass rimmed with confectioners sugar.
Quill_IchabodsBaneslidePhoto: Courtesy of The Jefferson DC.
If you're a pumpkin fan, you'll love the citrus-pumpkin notes of Ichabod's Bane, a festive sipper from the mixologists at Quill at The Jefferson.

2 oz pumpkin-infused bourbon
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/4 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz egg white
1 dash angostura bitters

Pour all ingredients into a shaker, add ice, and shake. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with lemon peel.

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