A change in season means an inevitable change in our beverages of choice, and with the approach of winter solstice it’s a great time to cozy up with a cocktail no matter what your preference. Especially when Freds’ latest cocktail menu celebrates all the best that autumn has to offer. Cinnamon notes add a little spice to the Downtown Flagship’s Fall Pump—named not only after the footwear staple but also for the unexpectedly comforting combo of Mezcal, pumpkin puree, lime, and salt—while caramel-like Demerara syrup couples with Carpano Antica vermouth to soften the bite of the High West Double Rye and Angustora bitters found in The Industry, an aperitif now available at Freds Madison Avenue.

These updated drink menus at Freds will have clients reminiscing about years past while trying to put their finger on a familiar-yet-unique taste they can’t quite place. Johnny Swet, veteran cocktail alchemist and the brains behind the seasonal libations, aimed to “take classic cocktails and tweak them with flavor profiles suited for fall and winter months.” He opts for unexpected twists like a splash of maple in the Lemon Fellow or a hint of black walnut liquor in the Old Fashioned Fred.

We invite you to stop in to all Freds locations, cozy up in a velvet banquette, and let the spirits of the season work their magic.

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Our iteration of a Pumpkin Spiked Latte. The Fall Pump contains Mezcal, pumpkin pie puree, cinnamon syrup, lime, and salt,

The Lemon Fellow is made up of Plymouth Gin, Bison Grass Vodka, Lillet, lemon, and maple syrup.

A classic with a twist, the Old Fashioned Fred is made with Knob Creek Bourbon, Nocello walnut liquor, and orange bitters.

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