Think Pink! Raise A Glass For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and plenty of NYC bars are taking part by offering special pink cocktails to help raise money for research and awareness. Let's raise a glass to finding a cure. 

Pink Warrior

(Available at Davio's Steakhouse, $15, $1 will go toward breast cancer research, served throughout October)

  • 2 oz. The Bitter Truth Pink Gin
  • .5 oz. Pink Peppercorn Simple Syrup
  • 2 Strawberries (muddles and strained)
  • Bar Spoonful Green Chartreuse

Combine all ingredients. Pour into martini glass. Garnish with rosemary sprig.



Royal Blush

(Available at Bar Fiori, $17)

  • 1.5 oz. Stolichnaya Vodka
  • .75 oz. Fresh lime Juice
  • .5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 8 Mint Leaves
  • .5 oz. Fresh Morello Cherry Puree

Shake all ingredients in a Boston shaker full of ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass, add a layer of morello cherry puree to the bottom of the martini mixture and top the glass of with Prosecco.



The Pink Pony

(Available at The Polo Bar, $20, all proceeds go The Pink Pony Fund of The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation, #RLPinkPony)

  • 1.5 oz Maestro Dobel Diamond
  • .5 oz Armagnac Pellehaut 1989
  • .75 oz Cranberry Juice
  • .5 oz Lemon Juice
  • .5 oz Honey Syrup
  • Spiced Apple Bitters
  • Fresh Cinnamon
  • Muddled Apple

Combine ingredients with ice and shake. Strain into a cocktail coupe.



Pink Lotus

(Available at The Peninsula Hotel, check out their Peninsula in Pink offer that lasts all month)

  • 2 oz. Absolut Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Brandied Cherry Syrup
  • 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
  • Splash Yellow Chartreuse

In a shaker with ice, combine Absolut vodka, brandied cherry syrup, lemon juice, and a splash of yellow Chartreuse. Shake, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with a lemon twist.



Disco Queen

(Available at The Dead Rabbit, just named #1 Bar in the World)

  • Panamanian Rum
  • Cocchi Rosa
  • Raspberry
  • Ginger
  • Lemon
  • Grapefruit
  • Absinthe