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SUMMER: II–I4 JULY  /  WINTER: 24–27 OCT

SUMMER: II–I4 JULY
WINTER: 24–27 OCT

The 6 cocktails you need to try this Autumn

From Halloween specials to seasonal classics

Autumn is upon us and Halloween is just around the corner. This season gives the bars of the city a fantastic excuse to play around with warming spices and Autumnal flavours.

Plus, Halloween is one of the best excuses in the book to have some fun with themed drinks! Fancy trying something a little different to welcome in the new season? Here are the six cocktails you need to try this Autumn!

We’re starting off with a spooky special from Dirty Martini! Word is you can expect a big old Halloween party on 29th October too, if you’re looking for an excuse to dig out a costume!

HAUNTED ANGEL


Dirty Martini


Captain Morgan Spiced Rum – Malibu – Citrus – Coconut Water – Banana – Egg White – Activated Charcoal

£7.50

(Available from 24–31 Oct)

haunted-angel

Another Halloween wonder up next, Hocus Pocus fans will enjoy this one. Made to resemble Winifred Sanderson’s glorious outfit and with flavours all mentioned in the Hocus Pocus films. A spooky twist on a margarita. 

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WINNIES TREAT


The Florence


Blackberry Liqueur – Omelco Tequila Resposado – Apple Juice – Agave Syrup – Pineapple Juice – Lime Juice 

Presented with a cinnamon and sugar rim.

£8


(Available from 24 Oct–7 Nov)

Taking a break from the spooky specials, next up we have a cocktail for anyone seeking out those much-loved traditional autumnal spice flavours! Before you ask – Ube is a sweet potato that is native to Japan!

UBE SPICED COLLINS

 

Bar Ikigai

Haku Vodka – Ube – Spice Cordial – Soda

£8.50

(Available all season)

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Back to Halloween now! Flight Club describe this spook-tacular special as ‘delightfully devilish with a hazelnut twist’, great to sip and great for the gram…

pumpkin-pie

PUMPKIN PIE

Flight Club


Dead Man’s Fingers Hazelnut Rum – Two Swallows Cherry Rum – Apple Juice – Lime Juice – Vanilla Syrup

£9.95


(Available from 27–31 Oct)

Our next cocktail pick pays homage to the Day of the Dead. In South America (and around the world) people light a candle for their ancestors on 2nd November. Bodega are setting a cocktail on fire instead!

CAFE CON FUEGO


Bodega Cantina


Kraken Dark Spiced Rum, – Licor 43 – Espresso 

Served with a splash of flaming Wray n Nephew!

£6.50


(Available from 17–31 Oct)

cafe-con-fuego

Last but by no means least, if you are a fan of a pumpkin spiced latte, you’re going to love this alcoholic twist from The Pineapple Club.

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PSL

The Pineapple Club

1840 Brandy – Coffee Liqueur – Pumpkin Spice – NoNog (a vegan egg nog they make themselves using Bird’s Custard)

£9.50

(Available for Oct)

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Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is a long weekend dedicated to celebrating the best of the city’s bar scene. Now in it’s 10th year, #BCW is Birmingham’s largest and best loved cocktail festival.

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is a trading name of Living For The Weekend Ltd.
Company No: 10982589