Are You Superstitious or a Little Stitious?

It doesn’t matter if you’re superstitious or a little-stitious, Friday the 13th makes everyone feel a little… off. There’s a chill in the air and a chill down your spine. You’re suspicious of black cats and careful with mirrors. Luckily, you only have 24 hours to dodge bad luck. So keep our fingers crossed and a salt shaker nearby until you make it back to your house where you can hole up with your best friend and one of these cocktails.

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BLACK CAT

2 oz Le Beau Vodka
1 oz Jacquin’s Cherry Brandy
2 oz Cola
2 oz Cranberry Juice

Combine over ice in a highball glass. Stir and serve.

This cocktail is a throwback to the cherry cola of your younger years. Add cherries to your glass and let them soak up the cocktail flavors as you sip away. Bonus points if you read Pet Sematary while you sip.


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THE BROKEN MIRROR

1 oz Absinthe
Veuve Ambal Cremant de Bourgogne

Add Absinthe to a snifter. Fill with sparkling wine.

Counter any bad luck you’ve accrued throughout the years with one sip of this interesting, flavorful cocktail. Lightly green and bubbly, this will dispel any previous notions you had about Absinthe.


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THE SALTED SHOULDER

5 oz Tierra Fertil Anejo Tequila
1 oz Cranberry Juice
1/2 oz Charles Regnier Triple Sec
1/2 oz Lime Juice

Salt half the rim of a glass, add ice and set aside. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into the prepared glass.

WARNING: DO NOT SPILL THE SALT WHILE YOU MAKE THIS COCKTAIL. We realize we’ve put you in a risky situation. After sipping this cocktail, you’ll agree it was worth it.

How are you dodging bad luck today? Tell us in a comment below or tweet us @abcwinecountry.

Cheers!

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