Halloween seemed to start earlier this year. Perhaps everyone is looking for something to celebrate — or maybe something to be scared of, other than current events.
A specialty cocktail may make things less frightening. Here are eight Halloween recipes that we like.
The Sandman’s Serenade
1 ½ parts Hendrick’s Orbium gin¼ part Maraschino liqueur½ part Yellow Chartreuse½ part Honey syrup¾ part Lime juice1 bar spoon White balsamic vinegar1 dash Rose water
Combine ingredients and shake. Fine strain into cocktail glass and garnish with dried rose petals
Erik Andersson, brand ambassador for Hendrick’s Gin created this recipe.
1 ½ parts Bacardí Superior rum½ part Midori liqueur½ part Reàl Coco½ part Fresh lime juice2 parts Dole [ineapple juice
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a coupe or Martini glass. Garnish with bat or ghost gummies.
The mixologists at Bacardí created this recipe.
2 oz. D’Ussé VSOP Cognac1 ½ oz. Orange juice½ oz. Ginger ale½ oz. Grand MarnierOrange and green sprinkles and cinnamon for garnish
Place all the ingredients (except the garnish) into a cocktail shaker and shake. Rim the tumbler or rocks glass with festive sprinkles. Pour over ice and sprinkle a dash of cinnamon.
The mixologists at D’Ussé created this recipe.
2 oz. Aberfeldy 12 Single Malt Scotch Whisky1 oz. Islay Scotch1 oz. Ancho Reyes liqueur4 oz. Spiced apple cider2 oz. Lemon juice 1 oz. Grenadine3 cups crushed ice Ginger Beer (to fill)
Add all ingredients to a small punch bowl or scorpion bowl with crushed ice and lightly stir. Garnish with cinnamon sticks, star of anise and an orange wheel.
The mixologists at Aberfeldy created this recipe.
1 oz. Santo Mezquila¾ oz. Aperol½ oz. Yellow Chartreuse¾ oz. Fresh lime juice¼ oz. Agave mectar
Add ingredients to shaker with ice. Shake and double strain into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a long thin grapefruit peel.
The mixologists at Santo Mezquila created this recipe.
Smoky Halloween Colada
Smoky Halloween Colada
2 oz. Casamigos Mezcal ¾ oz. Fresh lime juice¾ oz. Fresh pineapple juice¾ oz. Coconut puree by Real ¼ oz. Ginger syrup by Liber & Co.½ oz. Grenadine ½ Thick rim equal parts sugar/black lava salt
Wet ½ rim of glass with lime wedge or wheel and dip into sugar/black lava salt mixture. Pour ½ oz. grenadine directly into clear Tiki or Hurricane glass. Combine the rest of the ingredients into tin shaker. Add ice, shake vigorously and strain into clear Tiki glass or hurricane glass. Add pebble ice, and fill to top creating a dome like top, then garnish.
The mixologists at Casamigos created this recipe.
1 ½ parts of Patron Silver tequila1 part Melon liqueur¾ parts Fresh-squeezed limeSimple syrup (to taste)Watermelon balls for garnish
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain onto fresh ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with watermelon balls.
The mixologists at Patron created this recipe.
1 ½ oz. Tito’s vodka1 oz. Pumpkin spice Baileys liqueur½ oz. Kahlua
Pour contents into a shaker, Shake well pour over fresh ice. In a glass rimmed with crushed graham crackers and cinnamon.
The mixologists at Margaritaville Resort Orlando created this recipe.
Melissa Dowling is editor of Cheers magazine, our on-premise sister publication. Read her recent piece, The 2020 Beer Growth Brands Awards: The Best of the Industry.
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Author: Melissa Dowling