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Five Pumpkin Cocktails To Get You Pumped for Fall

'Tis the season for boozy pumpkin cocktails.

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Skip the Starbuck's pumpkin spice latte and go for a boozier option: a pumpkin cocktail. Carefully crafted with the flavors of fall, these boozy drinks created by some of Houston’s best bartenders and mixologists are what you should be drinking now.

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1. Revolve Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Derek

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2525 West Loop S
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 961-3000
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Drunken Pumpkin Pie



Love pumpkin pie? You'll love this boozy take on the fall dessert served at the recently rebranded Revolve Kitchen + Bar. The cocktail is composed of infused vanilla vodka, coffee-flavored rum, Irish cream and finished with a graham cracker crumb rim.

[Photo courtesy of Hotel Derek]

2. The Original Ninfa's on Navigation

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2704 Navigation Blvd
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 228-1171
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Pumpkin Margarita



This seasonal favorite is an autumn staple at the East End restaurant. Served in a mole-rimmed glass, the cocktail utilizes slow-roasted pumpkin which is then pureed and blended with Altos blanco tequila, fresh citrus, agave nectar and topped with a Grand Marnier float.

Cost: $12

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3. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

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5061 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 355-2600
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Pumpkin Spiced Latte-Tini



The upscale steakhouse chain has come up with a spiked version of everyone's favorite fall drink. Made with Stoli Vanil Vodka, pumpkin syrup, half and half with a shake of nutmeg, you'll probably never yearn for another Starbuck's pumpkin latte again.

[Photo courtesy of Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse]

4. Sanctuari

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2815 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 527-9090
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Pumpkin Flip



Cozy up to this cocktail made with Cruzan Black Strap, tawny port and pumpkin spices at Houston's newest and chic bar.

[Photo credit: Resources Communications and Quy Tran Photography]

5. Eleven Eleven

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607 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 529-5881
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Jack-O-Lantern



If you like to drink your dessert, this cocktail is like two desserts in one: pumpkin purée, maple syrup, apple cider with nutmeg and cinnamon tastes like a cross between apple and pumpkin pie. To spice things up, Jack Daniels is added and is served with a brown sugar and nutmeg rim.

[Photo credit: Google and Eleven:Eleven Restaurant]

1. Revolve Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Derek

2525 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027
Drunken Pumpkin Pie



Love pumpkin pie? You'll love this boozy take on the fall dessert served at the recently rebranded Revolve Kitchen + Bar. The cocktail is composed of infused vanilla vodka, coffee-flavored rum, Irish cream and finished with a graham cracker crumb rim.

[Photo courtesy of Hotel Derek]
2525 West Loop S
Houston, TX 77027

2. The Original Ninfa's on Navigation

2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77003
Pumpkin Margarita



This seasonal favorite is an autumn staple at the East End restaurant. Served in a mole-rimmed glass, the cocktail utilizes slow-roasted pumpkin which is then pureed and blended with Altos blanco tequila, fresh citrus, agave nectar and topped with a Grand Marnier float.

Cost: $12

[Photo credit: Resources Communications and Gary Wise/Urbanspoon]
2704 Navigation Blvd
Houston, TX 77003

3. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

5061 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
Pumpkin Spiced Latte-Tini



The upscale steakhouse chain has come up with a spiked version of everyone's favorite fall drink. Made with Stoli Vanil Vodka, pumpkin syrup, half and half with a shake of nutmeg, you'll probably never yearn for another Starbuck's pumpkin latte again.

[Photo courtesy of Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse]
5061 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056

4. Sanctuari

2815 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098
Pumpkin Flip



Cozy up to this cocktail made with Cruzan Black Strap, tawny port and pumpkin spices at Houston's newest and chic bar.

[Photo credit: Resources Communications and Quy Tran Photography]
2815 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098

5. Eleven Eleven

607 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019
Jack-O-Lantern



If you like to drink your dessert, this cocktail is like two desserts in one: pumpkin purée, maple syrup, apple cider with nutmeg and cinnamon tastes like a cross between apple and pumpkin pie. To spice things up, Jack Daniels is added and is served with a brown sugar and nutmeg rim.

[Photo credit: Google and Eleven:Eleven Restaurant]
607 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019

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