Bloody good cocktails — so good, even the devil himself wouldn’t dare turn them down

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Midori’s Spider Kiss
1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
1 part SKYY Vodka
Juice from 1/2 lemon
Chocolate syrup
Grenadine
Chocolate dipped orange slice for garnish

Directions: Draw a chocolate web into a martini glass. Place in freezer and chill for a ghostly effect. Shake all ingredients and strain into glass. For a blood effect, drizzle grenadine down the side of the glass. Garnish with a chocolate dipped orange slice.


Van Goghst Punch

1 bottle Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate Vodka
12 oz. orange juice
12 oz. pomegranate juice
12 oz. club soda or lemon-lime soda

Directions: Pour ingredients into large punch bowl or pitcher filled with ice and stir to chill and dilute. Ladle or pour out into small punch glasses. Garnish with several sliced orange wheels.


Blood Red
1½ oz. Grand Marnier Cherry
¾ oz. blood orange juice
½ oz. POM pomegranate juice

Directions: Pour Grand Marnier Cherry, blood orange juice and POM into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a fresh orange peel.


SVEDKA After Dark
1 part SVEDKA Clementine
½ part Sour Cherry Schnapps
1 part mango juice
½ part orange juice
Splash of Lime juice

Directions: Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake gently and strain into a glass. Garnish with candy corn.


Redrum
1½ oz. Ron Abuelo Añejo
2 oz. cranberry juice
1 oz. lemon juice
½ oz. simple syrup
10 fresh raspberries
5 mint leaves
Dash Angostura bitters
Splash of ginger ale

Directions: Muddle raspberry with the mint. Add the rest of the ingredients. Shake hard and strain into a highball glass and top with ginger ale.


Candy Corn Margarita
1 can frozen limeade
6 oz. Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
3 oz. orange liqueur
8 oz. orange soda
8 oz. light beer

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. Chill and serve on a plate filled with candy corn.



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