Our October cocktail menu is inspired by famous women of folklore and the occult. Stop by any time this month and enjoy one of these spooky, delicious concoctions.
Elizabeth Báthory (1560 – 1614) Spiced Negroni
“The blood countess” a Hungarian noblewoman with vampire-like tendencies, bathed in the blood of virgins to retain her youth. Accused of torturing and killing hundreds of young women, she has been labeled by Guinness World Records as the most prolific female murderer.
La Calavera Catrina - Spanish Gin & Tonic
Queen of the underworld / lady of the dead. Keeper of the bones in the underworld, she presided over the ancient month-long Aztec festivals honoring the dead - Día de los Muertos.
Marie Laveau (1801 – 1881) Sazerac
“The Voodoo Queen” A Louisiana Creole Voodoo priestess who was renowned in New Orleans. She was said to have visions or divinations (or was running an underground scam) She excelled at obtaining inside information on her wealthy patrons and cured mysterious ailments. She had a pet snake she named Zombi.
Catherine La Voisin (1640 –1680) Whiskey Highball
Satanic priestess during the rise of Satanism in the Middle Ages. Held black mass & blood sacrifices, which she arranged for clients for profit, during which the client could pray to Satan for their wish to come true. Commissioned poisoner, her purported organization of commissioned black magic and poison murder was suspected to have killed anywhere between 1000 and 2500 people.
Morgan Le Fay - Cider Spritz
“Morgana” was the famous sorceress found in the King Arthur legends.
Originally described as the King’s half sister who studied in the healing arts, her story gets twisted over time into an evil enchantress.
Lizzie Borden (1860 – 1927) Vodka Highball
Notoriety as the main suspect in the August 4, 1892, axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Borden was tried and acquitted of the murders. "Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.”