Scary-good Halloween cocktails
Serve up a bloody good time with these devilish drinks.
3 oz. HPNOTIQ Harmonie
1 oz. Premium vodka
1 oz. Grapefruit juice
1 oz. grenadine
Instructions: Shake well and strain into martini glass. Garnish with toy spider.
Cruzan Haunted Cinn
1 ½ parts Cruzan Velvet Cinn
1 parts Cruzan Aged Dark Rum
½ part DeKuyper Blood Orange Liqueur
Float DeKuyper Hot Damn! Liqueur
Flamed orange zest
Instructions: Combine Cruzan Velvet Cinn, Cruzan Aged Dark Rum & Blood Orange Liqueur in a tumbler over ice and stir for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Float a small amount of DeKuyper Hot Damn! Liqueur on top and finish with a flamed orange zest.
SVEDKA Orange Scream Pop
2 parts SVEDKA Orange Cream Pop
1/2 part heavy cream
1/4 part vanilla syrup
Garnish with candy corn
Instructions: Combine ingredients in cocktail shaker over ice, shake and strain in to martini glass. Garnish with candy corn. For vanilla syrup: De-seed one vanilla pod and cut into quarters. Steep in one cup of hot water, turn off heat and and add one cup of granulated sugar. Store covered for 24 hours. Strain into a container.
And one wine to serve
How spooky is this new Ravenswood Winery varietal, BESIEGED? A blend of characteristically very dark fruits, this $15 medium-bodied wine has notes of cherries, red plums and autumnal spices. It’s perfect to serve with roasted white meat, vegetables and even pumpkin bread.