Easy Halloween Craft Cocktail from UNC's Haunted Carolina Inn: Spooky Dragon Eye Martini Recipe

Halloween Cocktail Recipe; The Dragon Eye Martini from the Carolina Inn
Make the Dragon Eye Martini at home
The Carolina Inn on the UNC campus in  Chapel Hill, North Carolina turned 90 in 2013. There's a lot of history within those hotel walls. I love to visit the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill because it feels so Southern, and it is on the campus of my alma mater, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).
Southern Hotel, The Carolina Inn, Southern porches
Love a Southern porch. Who's that handsome man in a Carolina Blue shirt? I claim one. Look, both men are checking email or the weather. 

The Carolina Inn is reported to be haunted. I've been told that Dr. Jacocks haunts the Carolina Inn and he is quite the friendly ghost. Personally, I don't care to find out. Here's some advice if you get spooked easily, don't ask for room 256 because you may not be alone. Dr. Jacocks, the Inn's beloved ghost, loves to lock guests out of their room. You see, he lived at the Inn for 17 years after his retirement. I don't blame him. I like room service, too.

You can make the Carolina Inn's spooky Halloween martini at home.

Festive martinis

The Carolina Inn's The Dragon Eye Cocktail 

·         1 oz. Malibu Rum
·         1 oz. Midori
·         Splash of Roses Grenadine
·         Topped with OJ ( shaken and served Martini style )

Eyeball is lychee, blueberry and red jam.

the lobby at the Carolina Inn, Pops of color with Lilly Pulitzer
Yes, those pillows are Lilly Pulitzer

And if you go, check out this great mirror and table in the lobby bathroom. I really like it. 

pops of color with hot pink at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, N.C.
The Carolina Inn completed a renovation in 2013.I love the bathrooms near the Fairview Dining Room. 

Want to Go:
211 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, N.C.

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An easy Halloween cocktail to spook your guests. #martini #recipes #cocktails #Halloween

Southern  Hotels: The Carolina Inn in North Carolina

Updated: October 2018

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