2 Cocktails to Toast the Return of American Horror Story

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The freaks come out at night starting today, as American Horror Storymakes a triumphant return to TV. This season, viewers will step behind the curtain at one of the country's last freak shows in 1950's Florida. With the spooky spirit in place this month, a viewing party for the season premiere is only appropriate with a couple of custom cocktails for the occasion. Blend up one of these brews, and see what goes bump in the night.

Potion de Muerto by Christian Sanders of Evelyn Drinkery

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2 oz. Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
¾ oz. orange juice
¾ oz. lemon juice
¾ oz.chipotle agave *
2 dashes orange bitters
½ oz. beet juice
*Substitute agave nectar for chipotle agave if unavailable.

Serve in a tall glass over crushed ice with a beet juice float – the beet juice will slowly float down the glass through the crushed ice, making it look like blood dropping down. Garnish with an orange slice.

The Freak Show

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2 oz. SVEDKA Vodka
2 lime wedges
4 oz. ginger beer

Squeeze lime wedges into a Collins glass and fill with ice. Pour in SVEDKA Vodka and top with cold ginger beer. Garnish with lime wedges