Avenue Pumpkin Martini
Eye of newt and toe of frog? Instead of looking to Shakespeare for a witches’ brew, we asked top NJ mixologists for their favorite Halloween-inspired potions. This one is courtesy of Thierry Carrier, General Manager/Director of Operations at Avenue (Long Branch, NJ)
1 oz Rittenhouse Rye1/2 oz Sailor Jerry rum2 oz pumpkin puree mix1 oz vanilla syrupOrange wedge and nutmeg for garnishFor Pumpkin Puree Mix, you will need:4.5 oz pureed pumpkin8 oz milk2 oz cream1/2 tsp nutmeg1/2 tsp cinnamon(Combine above ingredients and blend until smooth. Makes enough for 7 cocktails.)
- Make Pumpkin Puree Mix by combining and blending until smooth. Makes enough for 7 cocktails.
- Combine all with ice in a cocktail shaker.
- Shake and strain into chilled martini glass.
- Garnish with an orange wedge and a dash of nutmeg.