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The Voodoo Child: a Halloween cocktail with a kick

Just in time for Halloween, Boston’s Salvatore’s Restaurant is offering a creepy new cocktail: the Voodoo Child ($10). The concoction is available at all four Salvatore’s Restaurant locations through November, or you can make it yourself…if you dare.

Voodoo Child

Ingredients

  • 1/2 oz. Kraken Spiced Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Bacardi White Rum
  • 1/2 oz. St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Bitters
  • 1 Dash of Hot Sauce (6 shakes)

Directions

Shake all ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with lime slice dipped in cinnamon sugar.

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Oktoberfest gets started at Eastern Standard

This October, Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks will celebrate Oktoberfest with an entire month of German food and drink. ES will bring a taste of the biergarten to the brasserie with an authentic selection of house made sausage, liters of beer and Rhine wines. The selections will be available during dinner service nightly.

Several direct from the Deutschland dishes will highlight classic charcuterie and cheese for a true Oktoberfest feast:

 

Sausage Platter: Three piping hot, whole sausages with German potato salad & sauerkraut.

E.S. German Charcuterie: Three pieces of house made German sausage with baguette, mustard and traditional accompaniments.

Barman’s Bratwurst: A house made German bratwurst served on a pretzel roll with braised cabbage and mustard.

Anton’s Liebe Rot: A washed rind organic cow’s milk cheese served with stone fruit mostarda & toasted baguette.

Six German brews will be offered by the liter, including:

Schneider Weisse Hopfen Weisse: A classic Oktoberfest brew from Bavaria’s oldest wheat beer brewery.

Mahr’s Saphir Weiss: Made with saucy Saphir hops, this amber hefeweizen has a sandy color and refreshing wheat structure.

Mönchshof Schwarzbier: A dark lager in true German style, with rich chocolate and dark coffee notes.

For a different take on Oktoberfest tipple, sip from a selection of German wines:

2010 Schloss Mühlenhof Dornfelder Trocken, Rheinhessen

2008 Weinhof Scheu Grauer Burgunder, Pfalz