If there’s anywhere to try fun and unique drinks, it’s New York City. We’ve put together a list of someone the craziest cocktails that are so Instagram-worthy you’ll want to try them all before the summer is over!
1. The Siren at Watermark
Financial District // $80, 114 ounces
Appropriately named the “siren” this unique drink is served in a giant mermaid tail. The beverage consists of red sangria and frozen margarita, garnished with fresh orchids. It’s fancy, fresh, and dangerous at the same time. Watermark is located right on the East River, with beautiful views of the Brooklyn Bridge.
2. That Coffee Thing at Skinny Dennis
Williamsburg // $7, serves 1
“While it may be the summer for Frosé, my favorite adult beverage has been ‘That Coffee Thing,’ found at Rocka Rolla and Skinny Dennis,” our licensed real estate salesperson Jessica Milton says. It’s a spiked frozen coffee, perfect for when you need an after-work pick me up.
3. 10-Pound Moscow Mule at PHD Terrace
Midtown // $185, 164 oz
Served in a massive copper mug, this 10 pound cocktail takes your moscow mule experience to the next level. It’s served with either vodka or tequila blanco, limes, mint, and ginger beer. The PHD Terrace is located in Midtown, with beautiful views of Times Square. Get some friends together and sip on this mighty mule together as the sun goes down and the city lights go up!
4. The Shark Eye at Mother of Pearl
East Village // $16, serves 1
If drinking a cocktail called the shark eye out of a literal shark head isn’t enough, hanging out at the trendy Mother of Pearl will be. “Mother of Pearl has done away with the heavy handed allspice dram everything of yesteryear Tiki bars, and instead features a seasonal menu of drinks based upon fresh juices and kitschy charm,” our licensed real estate agent Jessica Milton says. If the shark’s eye isn’t your style, Mother of Pearl also has $60 big drinks to serve 2-3 people served in giant shells.
5. Volcano Blast at Otto’s Shrunken Head
East Village // $35, serves 3 or 4
Almost all of the drinks at Otto’s Shrunken Head come in unique Tiki glassware, from skulls, to mermaids, to pirates. Some even glow in the dark. The Volcano Blast is a “flaming volcanic rum eruption” served in a giant tiki bowl, perfect to share with friends while listening to the live performances Otto’s has going on every night.
6. Loopy Pops at Loopy Doopy
Battery Park // $22-$25
With beautiful views of the Hudson River, these spiked lollipop-filled drinks are definitely a great photo-op. An ice cold popsicle is also a great way to cool off on a hot day in the city. Loopy Doopy gives you your choice of a base: rosécco or prosecco. Then choose your spiked popsicle, each made with gin, vodka, wine, whiskey, or rum.