Scary-good Halloween cocktails

Serve up a bloody good time with these devilish drinks.

 

GONY_BlackWidow_1017
Black Widow

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.

 

GONY_Cruzan_1017

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.

 

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SVEDKA Orange Scream Pop

2 parts SVEDKA Orange Cream Pop

1/2 part heavy cream

1/4 part vanilla syrup

Float Grenadine

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

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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.


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