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Cocktail Corner: Halloween Recipes Scare Up Tastes

By October 26, 2017Top News

The run-up to Halloween offers a perfect opportunity for retailers and bar managers to inspire sales and create supernatural sips for their adult consumers. A few ideas  to showcase sprints are offered in advance, scaring up tastes and sales.

 

Sailor Jerry Candy Apple

Sailor Jerry Candy Apple

  • 2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 8 parts warm (real) apple cider
  • Stir ingredients. Garnish with Cinnamon stick.
  • Serve in desired tempered after dinner glassware.

 

 

 

 

 

Pumpkin Ginger Shandy

Pumpkin Ginger Shandy

  • 1½ parts Toasted Walnut-Infused Drambuie
  • ½ part Monkey Shoulder Scotch
  • ¼ part Lemon Juice
  • ¼ tsp Fresh Ginger
  • 4-5 parts Pumpkin Ale
  • Garnish with Skewered Candied Ginger. Serve in long glass.
  • Toasted Walnut-Infused Drambuie: Toast nuts over medium heat until browned and you can easily smell toasted aroma. For every 1 part of Drambuie add 1/2 part of Toasted nuts. Let infuse in airtight container for 24 hours. Strain and reserve for use.

 

 

Dark and Storny Cocktail

Dark & Stormy (Cocktail)

  • 4 oz. Gin
  • 2 oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 oz Simple Syrup
  • Colored Raw Cane Sugar
  • Combine gin, pomegranate juice and simple syrup in a large shaker, then add lemon juice. Shake in iced cocktail shaker for at least 30 seconds, then carefully pour the combined liquids into colored sugar-rimmed glasses in equal portions. For an added “stormy” effect, add a small cube of dry ice to each glass. Recipe courtesy of Let’s Eat Sonoma.

 

Photo/recipe from Bluecoat American Dry Gin.

 

 

Ghostly Brew

  • Q Ginger Beer
  • 3 mint leaves, muddled
  • 1 ½ part Bluecoat Gin
  • ¾ part lime juice
  • ½ part ginger syrup
  • Shaken and strained over ice. Top with Q Drinks Ginger Beer.

 

 

 

Bat’s Blood Martini

Bat’s Blood Martini

  • 1 ½ oz. Skyy Pineapple Infusion
  • ½ oz. Canton Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 ½ oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 1 ½ oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with pineapple clip. Recipe courtesy of Southern Glazer’s.

 

 

 

 

 

The Pennywise

The Pennywise 

  • 1 oz KAS Krupnikas Buckwheat Honey
  • 1 oz of Campari
  • 2 oz blood orange juice
  • Club soda
    Shake KAS, Campari, blood orange juice on ice and strain into glass with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with blood orange wheel.

 

 

 

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