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Avenue's unique Pumpkin Martini is perfect for warming up on a cold fall night

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Avenue Restaurant’s mixologists have pumped up the typical pumpkin martini with a unique blend of liquors and ingredients. They have created the perfect way to indulge in this festive fall flavor with their delicious, flavorful Pumpkin Martini. Ideal for chilly fall days, this cocktail combines classic liquors with nutmeg, pumpkin spice and pumpkin puree. The best part of this fall favorite – it can double as dessert!

Pumpkin Martini
Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Rittenhouse Rye
  • ½ oz. Sailor Jerry Rum
  • 2 oz. Pumpkin Puree Mix (recipe below)
  • 1 oz. Vanilla Syrup
  • Garnish: Dash of Nutmeg

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in an ice filled cocktail shaker; shake well. Strain into chilled martini glass and garnish.

Pumpkin Puree Mix
Ingredients:

  • 4 ½ oz. Pureed Pumpkin
  • 8 oz. Milk
  • 2 oz. Cream
  • ½ tsp. Nutmeg & Cinnamon
  • (makes enough for approximately seven cocktails)

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.

Avenue Restaurant is located at 23 Ocean Avenue in Pier Village, Long Branch.

The big question is ~ is pumpkin a fruit or vegetable? Visit this page at the end of the week to learn the answer. You will be surprised.

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