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‘Harry Potter’ cocktails at Hudson Hotel for adult Muggles


The same day Broadway’s “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” opens this Sunday, Hogwarts-inspired cocktails will appear at the Hudson Hotel in Midtown.

Poof! It’s like magic — well, marketing.

The quartet of boozy drinks — named for the four wizard school houses in J.K. Rowling’s intoxicating books — are for grown-up Muggles only.

Cocktail “ingredients were chosen to tie to the house colors of the books,” said a Hudson Hotel rep.

There’s the Gryffindor (scarlet and gold), where boy wizard Harry bunked with his best pals — made with Lillet Rose, Campari, a splash of grapefruit juice and club soda.

Bad seeds will appreciate the Slytherin (emerald green and silver) — gin, cucumber juice, St. Germaine, simple syrup and lemon juice.

Fans of House Hufflepuff (canary yellow and black) can sip a cocktail made with cava, sugar cane syrup and ginger beer.

And Ravenclaw (blue and bronze) is honored with bourbon, Pimm’s and a splash of Coke.

“We wanted guests to be able to ‘choose their house’ — as so many people closely identify themselves as a member of one,” the rep told the News.

You don’t need a Sorting Hat to order the drinks, which are $15 apiece. Just ask a bartender at the hotel at 358 W. 58th St. in the Library Bar, where the cocktails are being served through May 11.

That’s actually a fitting setting for sipping Harry-happy drinks, considering that (no spoilers!) a bookcase plays a pivotal role in locating a Time-Turner in the two-part epic show that’s one of the hottest tickets in town.

If you do snag one, bring it to the Hudson Hotel and you’ll get 25% off the special drinks. If you don’t, the Library Bar has copies of the play by Jack Thorne — based on an original idea by him, Rowling and director John Tiffany — on hand. Ditto a copy of Rowling’s seven books in the Potter series.

Slytherin cocktail at the Hudson Hotel inspired by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

(Courtesy Hudson Hotel)

Make the Slytherin at home

(from Hudson Hotel)


2 ounces Hendrick’s Gin

1 ounce cucumber juice

.25 ounces St. Germain

.25 ounces simple syrup

.5 ounce lemon juice


Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a cucumber slice.