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These Drinks Were Created Just for Eater Cocktail Week

Eater Cocktail Week is not just about content, y'all. In honor of this super special time in all of our lives, Atlanta restaurants have stepped up and taken it upon themselves to create delightful alcohol-heavy concoctions sure to amuse the palate (provided that the owner of said palate is over the age of 21). Below, find a list cocktails created especially for Eater readers and available starting today. Tweet pictures to @EaterAtlanta or using the hashtag #atlcocktailweek!

East Atlanta
? Octopus Bar: The Calabaza, Coralejo Reposado, Laird's Apple Brandy, Lillet Blanc, housemade pumpkin turbinado, Drambuie, flamed lemon zest, created by Daniel Sheel.

Virginia Highland/Poncey-Highland
? Pura Vida: Suppressor #656: The Greater Flamingo, Regan's Orange Bitters, Alvear Fino sherry, Benedictine, Fidencio Classico Mezcal, Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur, Cristal Liquor de Aguardiente, saffron essential oil. Bartender Brad Tollenson says, "The name originates from the largest species of flamingo, indigenous to Andalusia, Spain, which is where Alvear Fino sherry is produced and is the namesake of Flamenco music. This drink has notes of green apples, orange rind, smoked nuts, cardamom, anise, and saffron. It's based on the classic Chrysanthemum Cocktail."
? HD1: Old Schooler, Cruzan 9 spiced rum, shaken vanilla cream, A&W root beer, nutmeg, cherry.
? The Real Chow Baby: Pumpkin Spice Mojito, mint leaves, brown sugar, spiced rum, pumpkin, lime, soda water, and Pumpkin Spice Martini, Pinnacle Cookie Dough Vodka, pumpkin liqueur, Skyy Ginger, half and half, simple syrup, cinnamon.
? Diesel Filling Station: Gentleman's Bloody Mary, Bombay Sapphire, Merlot, secret bloody Mary mix.

Old Fourth Ward
? Joystick Gamebar: Shady Pines, Dolin dry vermouth, St. George Terroir gin, Mata Hari absinthe, absinthe-rosemary rim. About the cocktail, Joystick owner Brandon Ley says, "We decided to go a bit against the grain. Most fall cocktails tend to be heavier and packed with bold flavors (that is certainly true about our current menu), so for this one, we wanted to go with something more delicate. It's almost a martini in reverse. It's very light but with whispers of evergreen and botanicals."
? Ammazza: The Tarocco Spice, Tru Organic Vanilla Vodka, Pür Blood Orange Liqueur (oranges, apricots, cinnamon, and cloves), fresh lemon juice, basil, mint, agave nectar.
? The Sound Table: The Soothsayer, Alma de Agave anejo tequila, EXR Krauter liqueur, simple syrup, Bitter Truth Creole bitters. Owner Karl Injex says the drink is "guaranteed to warm the heart and provoke prescient visions of things to come."
? P'cheen: The Ginger Bean, house-infused vanilla bean moonshine, ginger beer, whipped cream vodka.
? Condesa Coffee: Nixon Was a Russian, Hangar One vodka, Nixon Tobar micro lot espresso, clementine mint housemade bitters, half and half, simple syrup and Concepcion Rye, Redemption Rye, Concepcion Huista pour over coffee, spiced orange simple syrup.

West Midtown
? Miller Union: Rumor Has It, High West double rye, Meletti Amaro, Breckinridge bitters, Dolin dry vermouth, Bitter Truth Decanter Bitters, orange peel.
? Flip Burger: The Wonka, Blue Agave tequila, lemon, pineapple Blue Curacao, grenadine, SweeTart dust.
? Ormsby's: Caramel Apple Pop, Berentzen Apple Liqueur, Stoli Salted Karamel Vodka, cinnamon syrup, created by Sarah Kusmerz, and Fall Punch, Spicebox Canadian Whiskey, Berentzen Apple Liqueur, Bitter Truth Pimento Dram, cranberry juice, ginger beer, created by Sarah Buckley.
? Bone Lick BBQ: Mike's Hangover Cure, Tectate, lime, soy sauce, Worcestershire, hot sauce, ice, chili powder rim.
? Terminal West: Terminal West Autumn Cobbler, muddled raspberries, Absolut vodka, blackberry liqueur, crème de cassis, ginger beer, Martinelli's sparkling cider.

? Watershed on Peachtree: Fall "Thyme", Journeyman Organic Rum, strega, ginger-thyme syrup, fresh squeezed lime juice, Fever-Tree ginger beer, created by Jose Pereiro.
? Local Three: The Buckshot Bomb aka The Appalachian Sensation, barrel-aged bourbon, apple bitters, apple shrub, old-fashioned bitters, shot of Jack's cider. The restaurant's "booze hound," Kevin Ryan says that the drink is "a reverse bomb, i.e. a glass of liquor served with a shot of beer— or, in this case, cider. It's a bourbon drink, and the cider really mellows it out. It tastes like a strong cider, but is very approachable."

Sandy Springs
? Cibo e Beve: Brom's Brew, Icabod Pumpkin Ale, house-infused pecan whiskey, butternut squash ginger-style beer, candied pecans.
? Food 101: Autumn Apple Martini, Fireball Whiskey, apple cider, ginger beer, lemon juice, cinnamon.

? Alma Cocina: Felices Fiestas!, Herradura Anejo, poire William, apple cider shrub, served in a coupe with an angostura-soaked star anise garnish

? The Pinewood Tippling Room: Brooklyn Cocktail, rye whiskey, dry vermouth, house-made Amer Picon, maraschino.
? Leon's Full Service: Upper Cut, Buffalo Trace bourbon, Scarlet Ibis high proof rum, Coca Cola reduction, punt e mes, aromatic cola bitters, orange cream phosphate.

? Lure: Lure Bloody Mary, cold hickory-smoked Skales mix, jalapeno-infused vodka, lemon, lime, unsmoked bloody Mary mix, grated horseradish root, black pepper, pickled vegetables, created by beverage manager Mark Frazie.
? STK: Whynatte Mexican Mule, El Jimador tequila, Kahlua, mole bitters, Whynatte.
? Cypress Street Pint & Plate: The Cypress Street Fall Sangria, Allagash White, fresh muddled limes and oranges, simple syrup, red wine.
? Hudson North: JK Scrumpy's Hot Toddy, JK Scrumpy's served hot with a shot of whiskey.
? Bar eleven: Granny's Apple Pie Martini, Belvedere vodka, cinnamon-infused simple syrup, housemade apple cider, cinnamon stick, mint leaf, apple wedge. Loews Atlanta's Drew Mailloux calls the drink "the perfect dessert cocktail to sooth your Tryptophan hangover."
? Tap: Bridger Caramel Cream Soda, salted caramel vodka, cream soda, half and half, brown sugar.

? Tongue & Groove: Breakfast in Manhattan, bacon-infused Bulleit Bourbon, sweet vermouth, pure maple syrup, Bitters, Old Men Smoke Gets In Your Bitters bitters, Urban Moonshine Maple Bitters, bacon strip or orange peel.

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Local Three

3290 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 404-968-2700

Alma Cocina

191 Peachtree Street Northwest, , GA 30303 (404) 968-9662 Visit Website

Octopus Bar

560 Gresham Avenue Southeast, , GA 30316 (404) 627-9911 Visit Website

Tongue & Groove

565 Main Street Northeast, , GA 30324 (404) 261-2325 Visit Website


1180 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 404 347 2220

Pura Vida

440 South State Road 7, , FL 33414 (305) 535-4142 Visit Website

Joystick Gamebar

427 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, , GA 30312 (404) 525-3002 Visit Website

Hudson North

264 19th Street Suite 2140, Atlanta, GA 30318 404 747 2297


591 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, , GA 30312 (404) 835-2298 Visit Website


870 North Highland Avenue Northeast, , GA 30306 (404) 815-1820 Visit Website

Miller Union

999 Brady Avenue Northwest, , GA 30318 (678) 733-8550 Visit Website

LEON's Full Service

131 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, , GA 30030 (404) 687-0500 Visit Website

Bone Lick BBQ

327 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, , GA 30312 (404) 343-4404 Visit Website


1170 Howell Mill Road, , GA 30318 (404) 968-2033 Visit Website

The Pinewood

254 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, , GA 30030 (404) 373-5507 Visit Website

the Sound Table

483 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, , GA 30312 (404) 835-2534 Visit Website