6 Cocktails to try this Halloween
“This witch can be bribed with chocolate.”
It’s October already, and Halloween is just knocking at the door. But chocolates? No, we adults need some extra charm in life. For people, Halloween is the time when they get to figure out what crazy sort of costume they are going to wear, but drinks for Halloween keep everyone confused.
Along with crazy costumes, Halloween cocktails are something that also makes people turn their heads. So, are you ready to toast the spooky season? Let’s begin with the craziest and delicious cocktail ideas for Halloween 2021.
Devil’s Blood - with Jameson
This one tastes a little better than its name. A tangled whiskey sour that will scare your friends with its deliciousness. This sweet and tart blood brew is perfect for a fun Halloween night.
● 50ml Jameson Black Barrel
● 25ml lemon juice
● 10ml Lillet rouge
● 15ml berry syrup
● 3 dashes orange bitters
● 25ml egg white
Put all elements into a cocktail shaker.
Now add ice and shake it.
Double strain the liquor into a chilled glass of your preference.
Decorate with berries or a bit of cherry syrup for the blood look.
Glowing Jekyll & Gin Cocktail
If you want to try something different, this is
the drink for you! Also, its a drink for all the gin connoisseurs out there. We
can say that this drink is a zesty gin only, along with an ultimate twist of
the tonic with Lemon, Grenadine and a garnish of glow stick. This drink will
glow in the dark and will make your Halloween perfect.
● 3 oz Beefeater Gin
● 1 teaspoon Grenadine
● ½ oz lemon juice
● Some Ice
● Tonic Water
Take a cocktail shaker and mix Gin, Grenadine, and lemon juice.
Pour this mixture into a glass filled with ice.
Now add Tonic water, and you can garnish the drink with a glow stick also.
Absolut Bloody Mary
Legend states that the original Bloody Mary was made with gin rather than vodka. Gin was then replaced with vodka, and the drink became astonishingly popular in the US! Your Halloween is nothing without this.
● 30 ml Horseradish
● 45 ml Absolut Vodka
● 120 ml Tomato Juice
● 4 Dashes Hot Sauce
● 10 ml Worcestershire Sauce
● 10 ml Lemon Juice
● 1 Wedge Lemon
● 1 Stick Celery
Fill a glass with icecubes. Add all the ingredients. Mix and pour into a highball glass. Embellish with a lemon wedge and a celery stick.
When you add some red to the rim of your glass, the drink becomes more "bloody."
Pomegranate Cocktail - with Tequila
This one is for the margarita fans out there. If you have a blood-red Halloween theme for drinks, too, then this pop of color will add a suitable charm to your Halloween. This tequila-based cocktail is mixed with pomegranate syrup and is just perfect for party freaks in the Halloween season.
● Lime wedges
● Black Lava Salt
● 1 ½ cups silver tequila
● 1 ½ cup fresh lime juice
● 1 cup pomegranate syrup
Take a shallow dish and spread some salt on it. On the rims of chilled cocktail glasses, slide a lime wedge and dip the glass into the salt.
Now, mix lime juice, tequila, pomegranate syrup in a vessel full of ice. Stir and pour into the salt-coated glasses.
Spiderweb Cocktail - with Vodka
The spiderweb plan is easy to do and fabulous to surprise your party guests, particularly if you add a false spider into the drink. It’s a great addition to get into the spirit of Halloween.
● 2 oz Coffee liqueur
● 4 oz Vodka
● 2 oz cream
● Black gel icing tube
Take a cocktail shaker with ice and pour the liqueur and cream over the top.
Shake well, and then strain into your glasses.
Use a black gel icing tube to form a web pattern.
Stormy Dark death Punch - with Ginger beer & Rum
This cocktail has eye holes made of ice cubes.
Sounds spooky, right? On Halloween, nothing beats drinking an eyeball cocktail.
● 20 ounces lychee can
● ¼ cup of sliced, peeled ginger
● ¼ sugar
● 16 brandied cherries
● ½ cup fresh lime juice
● Ginger beer
● 12 ounces dark rum
Boil ginger and lychee syrup and then let it cool at room temperature for about 30 minutes.
In the meantime, fill 16 lychees with brandied cherries. Place each lychee in an ice cube tray. Pour the lychee-ginger syrup over the lychees after you strain it. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
Meanwhile, in a pitcher, dissolve the sugar in the lime juice. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until the rum is chilled.
Remove the lychee ice cubes from the mold and place them in a small punch bowl. Pour in the lime-rum concoction. Stir in the ginger beer and serve in ice-filled glasses.
That's it! This Halloween, try these 6 Halloween Cocktails. If you're throwing a Halloween party, why not make these drinks for your guests instead of the usual wine, and give them a Halloween experience they won't forget?
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