5 Ghoulish Halloween Cocktails

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5 Ghoulish Halloween Cocktails

It’s Halloween week, which means it’s time for ghosts, goblins, and a few libations. If you’re looking for something to whip up for the adults while the kids are out trick-or-treating this year, we’ve rounded up a few cocktails that are perfect for the holiday.

Witch’s Brew

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Ingredients:
1½ parts SVEDKA Cherry
1½ parts watermelon juice
Splash orange liqueur
¼ part fresh lime juice
Pinch salt
2 drops black food coloring (red/green/blue mixed together)

Directions: Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake, and strain in to a Martini glass. Garnish with star anise and sugared rim.


The Dark Side

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Ingredients:
1 oz. Casamigos Mezcal
½ oz. Casamigos Blanco Tequila
½ oz. Absinthe
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Egg White
¼ Bar Spoon Activated Charcoal

Directions: Combine all ingredients into tin shaker and dry shake without ice for 4-6 seconds. Add ice then shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with 1/4 bar spoon of activated charcoal over top of cocktail and swirl with skewer.


Black Magic

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Ingredients:
1.75 oz. Makers Mark
1 oz. Simple syrup
.5 oz. Lime juice
5 Blackberries
3 oz. Pops Porter

Directions: Muddle 5 blackberries in a shaking tin until well mashed. Pour in Makers Mark, simple syrup and lime juice. Shake with ice vigorously for 5-10 seconds. Pour Porter beer into a highball and fine strain cocktail over beer. Top with ice and 2 blackberries on a pick.


Dark and Stormy Death

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Ingredients:
2 oz. dark rum
5 oz. Brooklyn Crafted Extra Spicy Ginger Beer
Skull Ice cubes
Brandied Cherry Juice Floater
3 Lychees and 3 blueberries

Directions: Place two skull ice cubes in a highball glass. Fill shaker with 2 oz. rum and ½ oz. brandied cherry juice and shake to chill. Pour over ice and top with Brooklyn Crafted ginger beer. Garnish with lychee and blueberry “eyeball.


Bloody Jasmine


Created by Four Pillars Gin

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Ingredients:
.75 oz. Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin
.75 oz. Campari
.75 oz. Dry Curacao
.75 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 dash of Regan’s Orange Bitters
Lemon twist for garnish

Directions: Add ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled coupette glass.