Cocktail Spotlight: Ghoulish Cocktails

I am listing a bunch of Halloween-themed cocktails that can be fun to mix up or drink at your Halloween party. Many of these are simple to make:

Vampire

  • build in ice-filled highball glass
  • 1/2 oz Absolut vodka
  • 1/2 oz Chambord
  • fill w/cranberry juice
  • shake
  • garnish lime slice
  • optional flame a rose or flower

Zombie

  • build in mixing tin with ice
  • 1 oz light rum
  • 1 oz dark rum
  • 1/2 oz triple sec
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice, 1/2 oz lime juice, and 1 1/2 oz orange juice
  • 1/4 oz grenadine
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • shake & strain into tall glass
  • float 151-proof rum on top

Dark & Spooky

  • build in ice-filled rocks glass
  • pour in ginger beer 1/2 way up the glass
  • add 1/2 oz lime juice and lime slice
  • float dark rum slowly with the back of a spoon until glass is filled creating a layered look
  • garnish gummy bat or ghost

Dracula's Kiss

  • coat bottom of highball with 1/2 oz grenadine
  • add ice to highball glass
  • 1 1/2 oz black cherry vodka (Effen or Smirnoff)
  • fill w/coke, don't stir/allow layered look
  • add cherries for garnish

Jack O'Lantern

  • build in mixing tin with ice
  • 1 oz Hennessey cognac
  • 1/2 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 oz ginger ale
  • 1 1/2 oz orange juice
  • shake & strain into ice-filled rocks glass
  • garnish orange wheel on top layer with lime twist in the middle sticking up

 

 

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