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13 Creepy Cocktails to Please Your Inner Ghoul

Oct. 24th, 2013 | Comments 0 | Make a Comment   
punch bowl
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Since we've already shared some great Halloween decorating tips with you, we will now share some unique cocktail recipes that keep with the spooky theme. After all, if you're throwing a party, your dressed-up guests will need a variety of drinks to sip. Maybe the lonely Rob Stark in the corner can have a Red Wedding drink, while the hipster vampire unsuccessfully hitting on your friend can mix up a Vampire's Kiss. With so many options, we're willing to bet there will be something for everyone!

Children of the Thorn Punch

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle Thorny Rose Red Blend
  • 16 oz fresh brewed black tea
  • 8 oz Cognac
  • 1 orange and 2 lemons cut into half moons
  • 3 organic plums cut into half moons  

Directions:

Combine all ingredients and chill overnight. Serve in a large punch bowl with club soda. (See above.)

red wedding cocktail
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The Red Wedding

Ingredients:

  • 1 1⁄2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
  • 1⁄2 part Honey Syrup
  • 1⁄2 part Ginger
  • 4 parts Pinot Noir or Merlot
  • Cinnamon and Grated Nutmeg for garnish

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass over ice. Stir and garnish with grated nutmeg and cinnamon.

creepy cocktail
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Bleeding Berry

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. SKYY Infusions Blood Orange
  • 1 oz. Lime Juice
  • 1 oz. Peach Puree
  • 1/2 oz. Hibiscus Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 3 Raspberries
  • Raspberries for garnish

Directions:

Muddle Raspberries on the bottom of a rocks glass, then add ice. Shake all ingredients, except hibiscus, together in a shaker. Pour over ice and raspberries. Add hibiscus juice to "bleed" through cocktail.

vodka cocktail
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Blood Sucker Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Vikingfjord Vodka
  • 2 oz. Blood Orange Juice
  • 1 oz. Champagne / Dry Prosecco
  • .5 oz. Aperol

Directions:

Press two blood orange slices into bottom of wine glass. Add 1/3 full of crushed ice. Add blood orange juice, Aperol and Vikingfjord vodka. Fill another 1/3 with crushed ice. Add champagne. Top with crushed ice, add straw.

Ole Smoky Moonshine
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Ole Smoky Full Moon “Shine” 

Directions:

Blend Equal Parts

  • Ole Smoky® Blackberry Moonshine
  • Ole Smoky® White Lightnin’ Moonshine
  • Ole Smoky® Apple Pie Moonshine
  • Ole Smoky® Peach Moonshine

With 3 Parts Sour Mix

Enjoy!

halloween cocktail
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Devil in Disguise 

Created by Micaela Piccolo

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Cabo Diablo
  • 3/4 oz. cherry liqueur

Directions:

Build in a mixing glass, add ice and stir. For garnish, add a colored salt rim.

Vampireís Kiss drink
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Vampire’s Kiss

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Midori
  • 1oz SKYY INFUSIONS BLOOD ORANGE
  • 2oz Pineapple
  • 1/2oz Cream
  • Grenadine

Directions:

Shake all ingredients except grenadine. Strain over ice. Drizzle grenadine to create “bleeding” effect.

Sparkling ICE cocktail
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Spooky Creamsicle

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. Vanilla flavored vodka
  • 3.5 oz. Orange Mango Sparkling ICE

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve with candy corn and orange peel.

Photo Courtesy of Inniskillin Ice Wine

Bloody Bitter

Ingredients:

  • 2.5 oz. Inniskillin Cab Franc
  • .75 oz. rye whiskey
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

Glassware:

Rocks glass with one large ice cube

Garnish:

Spooky ghost marshmallow

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, stir until cold, strain over one large ice cube into a rocks glass and garnish.

cocktail
Photo Courtesy of Cabo Diablo

Hell Rise

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Cabo Diablo
  • 4 oz. Orange Juice

Directions:

Build over ice in a hi-ball

Photo Courtesy of Inniskillin Ice Wine

The GremLINN

 Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Inniskillin Vidal
  • 1 oz. gin
  • Top with soda

Glassware: Highball with pellet ice

Garnish: Pumpkin candy corn and marshmallow pumpkins

Directions: Combine all ingredients except the soda in a mixing glass, add ice, shake, strain into a highball glass, top with soda and garnish.

vodka cocktail
Photo Courtesy of SKYY

Eerie Elixir

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. SKYY Infusions Blood Orange
  • 1 oz. SKYY Infusions Moscato Grape
  • 1/2 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1/4 oz. Creme de Cacao
  • 1/4 oz. Cassis
  • Grenadine and Rimming Sugar for garnish

Directions:

Run rim of beaker through grenadine then through sugar. Shake all ingredients except cassis. Pour into beaker and pour cassis through drink so it layers on the bottom of the glass.

martioni recipe
Photo Courtesy of Otesaga Resort Hotel

The Otesaga Spookytini

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Stoli Gala Apple
  • 1 1/2 oz. Ginger beer
  • Dash of cherry juice
  • Garnish: Cherry stuffed lychee nut, soaked in ginger brandy

Directions:

Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and serve in a Martini glass. Garnish with a cherry stuffed lychee “eyeball.”

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