Cocktails & Spirits

Ten Best Fall Cocktails in Miami

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La Catrina
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6. La Catrina at Tacology. Brickell City Centre’s taco spot is melding traditional Mexican flavors with a dash of fall with this rum-based cocktail. Served in a Día de los Muertos-themed glass, La Catrina ($13) mixes rum with coconut purée and horchata. It's garnished with a dash of cinnamon and stirred with a cinnamon stick. 701 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 786-347-5368; tacology.us.
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7. The Phoenix at Ora’s Anti Social Room. The cocktail bar and lounge recently revamped its cocktail menu to include seasonal flavors. The Phoenix ($20) is a warm, rich cocktail for brisk Miami nights. Japanese whiskey is mixed with chai, vanilla, and bitters and stirred with almond milk for a consistency similar to a White Russian's but with a spicier finish. 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-912-1010; oranightclub.com.
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Smoke Show
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8. Smoke Show at Bird & Bone. This vibrant-orange mezcal-based drink ($15) is mixed with Aperol and blood orange juice, lime juice, and simple syrup and garnished with an orange rind. 4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-424-1234; theconfidantemiamibeach.hyatt.com.
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Apple old fashioned
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9. Apple old-fashioned at Talde Miami Beach. This twist on a classic mixes warm bourbon with Carpano Antica sweet vermouth, bitters, and apple spice syrup. The drink ($14) is stirred with a lemon twist and garnished with apple slices. 4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-605-4094; taldemiamibeach.com.
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Pumpkin soufflé martini
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10. Pumpkin soufflé martini at Sugar Factory. This libation ($18) is like pumpkin pie in a glass. Vanilla vodka is mixed with Godiva white chocolate, cream, and a teaspoon of pumpkin-pie spice. It's topped with whipped cream, a sprinkle of pumpkin-spice powder, and pumpkin spice Hershey Kisses. 1144 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-604-0323; sugarfactory.com.
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