“Hold the dark holiday in your palms, Bite it, swallow it and survive, Come out the far black tunnel of el Día de Muerte And be glad, ah so glad you are… alive! Calavera…Calavera…” -Ray Bradbury, The Halloween Tree
If you’re looking for the complete Halloween experience with costume contests, spooky cocktails, food and music, then celebrate at the Tuck Room NYC’s Halloween Party on Tuesday, October 31 beginning at 6:30 PM. (details below)
Mixologist Adam Seger will be crafting specialty Halloween cocktails all night including the Zombie, Dead Man Walking, Corpse Reviver #13 and more. While Chef Sherry Yard created a spooky, Halloween themed food menu.
Don your spookiest costume and look your best, because the Tuck Room NYC will also be hosting a costume contest and the 1st prize winner will receive a full iPic Theaters and Tuck Room experience with 4 tickets to a movie and dinner for 4 at The Tuck Room. There will be prizes for the 2nd and 3rd place winners as well.
Throwing your own Halloween bash this year? Mixologist Adam Seger has shared two spine-tingline cocktails to creep out your guests. Photos/Travis W Keyes
Dia de la Muerte
Note: Infuse 750ml bottle of Mezcal overnight with the zest of 7 limes of 3 crushed black limes. Black Salt is a black lava Salt from Hawaii – tastes like a beautiful mineral salt.
- Black Lime infused Pelotón de la Muerte Mezcal, Black Salt, Blood Orange Sour
- 2oz Infused Pelotón de la Muerte Artisan Mezcal
- 1oz Blood Orange Juice (or 1/2oz Blood Orange Puree)
- .5oz Lime
- .5oz Agave
Shake and strain into a Black Salt rimmed ice filled rocks glass.
Creepy Olde Fashioned
Note: Infuse overnight a 750ml bottle Five & 20 NY Rye with 1/2 cup each of Crushed Black Walnuts and Sliced Figs – strain and discard solids.
- Heizenberg Fig and Black Walnut Rye
- Hand Stabbed Ice
- Grasshopper Bitters
- Chill a rocks glass with ice.
- Discard ice and put as large an ice cube(s) as possible
- Add 2oz Infused Rye
- Add 2 barspoons (1 tsp) Maple Syrup
- Stir a dozen times
- Finish with 5 drops Critter Bitters
The cost is $65 per person and includes limited cocktails, beer and wine by Mixologist Adam Seger, passed food and music by DJ Marvelous. You can purchase tix here.