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5 Spooky Cocktails For Your Halloween Party

By Bradford Hornsby

October 31, 2018
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It's finally here! The time for candy, costumes and parties. This Halloween, you deserve to step up your cocktail game with these spooky beverages.

We spoke with mixologist Shannon Gessert-Kells at The Patio for some perfect adult treats for your Halloween party. Check out these creepy concoctions. 

Halloween Cocktails 2018:

Blood and Sand - a sinful mix of blended scotch, Antica Forma sweet vermouth, orange juice, and pomegranate liqueur.

  • 1 1/2 oz blended scotch
  • 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
  • 3 oz orange juice
  • 1/3 oz pomegranate liqueur floated

Witches Brew - connect with your inner witch or warlock with this delicious blend of absinthe, Crème de violette, fresh lemon juice, gin, and pineapple.

  • 3/4 oz absinthe
  • 1/2 oz Crème de Violette
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz Gin 
  • 2 oz pineapple juice

Monster Margarita - A twist on the traditional with Crème de cassis

  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 3/4 oz agave
  • 1/2 oz Crème de cassis

Candy Apple Cider - Hard cider with some ghoulish kicks

  • 3/4 oz Aperol
  • 3/4 oz lillet blanc
  • 2 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters
  • Shake and strain into a pint glass over fresh ice
  • Fill the pint glass to top with hard cider

Dark and Spooky - a storm is brewing with this mix of ginger beer, dark spiced Kraken rum and fresh lime.

  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 2 oz dark spiced rum floated on top

Enjoy and remember to drink responsibly!

Happy Halloween!

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