Cryptids & Cocktails

Mothman Cryptid & Cocktail

The Mothman cryptid & cocktail takes you on an interesting twist through encounters of witnesses and flavor creation. This original cryptid cocktail plays with flavors of apple and cherry and herbal finish, tying it all together with a garnish to represent Mothman’s trademark red eyes. Our cryptid selection was pulled from The Clash of the Cryptids playing deck and with an original cocktail crafted by us to honor it!


Mothman Cryptid & Cocktail Sips & Spirits


What’s on the menu?

Our Mothman cocktail lures you like a moth to the flame using cherry-infused vodka, apple simple syrup and a hint of herbal freshness thanks to some Génépy liqueur. This cocktail will make you immune to the possible danger this cryptid is warning you of.

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Mothman Cryptid Cocktail

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The Mothman Cocktail

Ingredient Inspiration

  • 80-100 Proof Vodka infused with black cherries
    • Represent Mothman’s dark figure and eyes
  • Apple simple syrup & juice
    • Golden delicious apples are popular crop of West Virginia.
  • Génépy herbal liqueur
    • Provides hints of wooded earthy tones like back roads of Mothman encounters
  • Cherries for garnish
    • Represent Mothman’s glowing red eyes

Mothman Cryptid Facts & Story Notes

Erick jumped into the documented reports of Mothman from 1966 through 1967 then discussed a handful of films that feature him, in addition to sharing the existence of the Mothman statue and museum in Point Plesant.

Guess Who

Whom will be featured in our next cryptid & cocktail episode? Solve Chelsea’s riddle to figure it out.

An aboriginal myth is this blood-sucking fiend
With red skin, a large head and mouth without teeth.
This cryptid attacks it victims by dropping from trees
then takes the blood from suckers on its palms and feet.

Leave us a comment on this post, email us or comment on Instagram with your guess and we’ll give you a shout out in the next cryptid & cocktails episode!

Last Call

Why do you think Mothman appeared to these various witnesses?

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