Food·Posted on Oct 29, 201218 Best Ways To Drink Through Hurricane SandyEverything from "Dark and Stormy popsicles" to "straight outta the bottle."by Emily FleischakerBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Make the storm's signature drink: The Hurricane Shandy twistcocktails.com A shandy is just apple cider + beer OR ginger ale + beer. If you don't have apple cider or ginger ale, just drink a beer and call it a Hurricane Shandy. No one will ever know. 2. Got pumpkin beer? Make a Pumpkin Shandy. pumpkin ale + ginger beer + orange slicesGet the recipe at Serious Eats 3. This crazy concoction is The Purple Rain. Do it! gin + creme de violette + elderflower liqueur + lime juice + sparkling wineGet the recipe from The Framed Table 4. Here's an Extra Spicy Dark & Stormy recipe. rum + ginger beer + lime + homemade spicy syrupGet the recipe from Foddess 5. ...also comes on a stick: Dark & Stormy Poptails. endlesssimmer.com Get the recipe from Endless Simmer 6. Should you want to get a little fancier, make The Perfect Storm. vanilla bean + sugar + ginger beer + apple cider + dark rumGet the recipe from Martha Stewart 7. Or a Blustery Bourbon-Maple Cider seriouseats.com bourbon + applejack + maple syrup + bitters + hard ciderGet the recipe at Serious Eats 8. Speaking of bourbon, this Bourbon-Ginger Float wants to help you clean out your freezer. articles.elitefts.com Put 2 scoops of ice cream in a chilled beer mug. Add 2 oz. bourbon and top with ginger beer. Serve immediately. Serves 1. (Recipe by Bourbon & Branch, San Francisco, via WIlliams Sonoma) 9. Or, class up your bourbon with fresh herbs by making this Fall Classic. apple brandy + bourbon + apple cider + thyme + lemon juice + bittersGet the recipe from Bon Appetit 10. Scotch lovers, this one's for you: The Highland's Fall. smoky scotch + blended Scotch + lemon juice + St-Germain (elderflower liqueur)Get the recipe from Bon Appetit 11. Tequila people, you will not be left out: Tequila-Lover's Nectar. reposado tequila + pear nectar + cinnamon + vanilla extract + honey + lemon juiceGet the recipe from Cookie and Kate 12. Here is an excellent excuse to drink vodka: Apple, Ginger, Cranberry Vodka Cocktails. Get the recipe from What Katie Ate 13. Like it bitter? Try this Blood Orange Punch. rum + campari + blood orange juice + lemon juice + soda waterGet the recipe from Serious Eats 14. For the folks on the wagon, a nonalcoholic Sparkling Apple Tea. black tea bags + cinnamon sticks + sparkling apple cider + lemon juiceGet the recipe from Serious Eats 15. Hello fizzy Apple Crisp. You look like a refreshing way to combat the emotional stress of natural disasters. green cardamom pods + bourbon + apple brandy + lemon juice + honey + club sodaGet the recipe from Serious Eats 16. There's always the classic Hurricane. grenadine + rum + orange juice + pineapple juice + triple secGet the recipe from My Life As a Mrs 17. Or another classic from New Orleans, The Sazerac. g-cdn.apartmenttherapy.com absinthe + rye whiskey + simple syrup + bitters + lemon peelGet the recipe from The Kitchn 18. And finally of course, there's this option It's a good one sometimes. 19.