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Black Widow

By Duggan McDonnell, Cantina, San Francisco

1 1/2 ounces Tequila Don Julio Blanco
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon agave nectar
3 blackberries
4 basil leaves
Ice cubes

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Muddle 2 blackberries and 3 basil leaves in a Boston shaker.

Add Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice, agave nectar and ice into shaker. Shake well

Strain contents into stemless martini glass over ice. Garnish with a blackberry and basil leaf on a toothpick.

More drink recipes after the jump!

Saints and Sinners Purple People Eater
Their drink special tomorrow night

4 Oz Monster Mixx
1 Shot of Grey Goose Citrus

Pour the Monster Mixx energy drink into a pint glass.

Pour the vodka into a shot glass, Drop the shot glass in the pint glass.

Down the whole thing in one gulp, if you can!

Liquid Kitty's Pumpkin Martini

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2 parts Captain Morgan spiced rum
1 part Pumpkin schnapps liqueur
splash of milk
dash of cinnamon

Pour Rum & Pumpkin Schnapps over ice and shake

Pour splash of Milk into chilled martini glass

Sprinkle dash on Cinnamon on milk.

Strain Rum/Schnapps mixture into martini glass.

LA Love
OK, so it doesn't have a creepy name and it is a summer drink. The flavors just felt perfect for Autumn.

1 1/2 ounces Tres Generaciones Anejo
2 ounces fresh Lemon Sour
Juice from 1/2 fresh lime
1 teaspoon fig jam
1/2 teaspoon orange marmalade
4 large basil leaves
4 large wedges of peeled Granny Smith apple
1/2 vanilla bean

Muddle fig jam, orange marmalade, aplle wedges and seeds from 1/2 the vanilla bean. Add anejo tequila, lemon sour, and lime.

Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a dusting of fresh ground nutmeg

Sapphire Candy Corn Martini
This one is kind of labor intensive. Better start infusing now

1 1/2 oz kettle Corn-infused Bombay Sapphire® gin
1/2 oz sweet dessert wine
3/4 oz grenadine syrup

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake very well.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish: 3 candy corns

*to make Kettle Corn-infused Bombay Sapphire: for every 750ml bottle of Bombay Sapphire, add in 1 cup kettle corn and allow to infused in an airtight container for approx. 24 hrs. Fine strain kettle corn and re-bottle. Store in fridge.

**to make grenadine syrup: for every 1 cup of POM wonderful pomegranate juice, dissolve 1 cup granulated sugar over stove top. Once dissolved, add in the skins of 1 orange and 1 lemon and simmer for 10 mins. Remove skins and chill syrup.

Bat Bite

2 shots Captain Morgan spiced rum
fill with cranberry juice
1 splash grenadine syrup

Pour the spiced rum over ice cubes in a glass.

Fill with cranberry juice, and add a splash of grenadine.

Stir, and serve in a highball glass.

Original Zombie

1 oz Bacardi® light rum
1 oz Bacardi® dark rum
1/2 oz creme de almond
1/2 oz triple sec
sweet and sour mix
orange juice
1/2 oz Bacardi® 151 rum

Pour light and dark rums, creme de almond and triple sec into an ice-filled hurricane glass.

Almost-fill with equal parts of sweet and sour and orange juice.

Top with 151 rum. Add a large straw, and serve unstirred.

Or try last year's specialty, The Vampira

Photo courtesy of Don Julio