Halloween cocktails

6 of our favourite Halloween cocktail recipes

The perfect Halloween cocktails to make, drink and post on your Instagram feeds…

No matter how you’re choosing to celebrate Halloween this year: drinks on the town, hosting a party or even a night in for a horror film marathon – nothing makes an occasion more festive than a Halloween cocktail.

Here are some of our top favourite serves from the very best bars to get you in the Halloween spirit and give you some cocktail inspiration…

Crazy eye cocktail

1. CASA CRAZY EYE
Recipe by Casamigos Blanco

Ingredients:
40ml Casamigos Blanco
56ml lychee liqueur
7ml fresh lemon juice
4 basil leaves
Agave nectar
Luxardo cherries
lychee
For rim: salt, sugar, or oreo cookie crumbs

Method:
Combine all ingredients into tin shaker. Mix in the herbs and ice and shake vigorously for 12-15 seconds. Finely strain into a small martini glass. To garnish, put a Luxardo cherry inside a lychee ball on a skewer. For the rim, wet the rim of the glass with a lime wedge and agave nectar and roll the rim through your choice of salt, sugar or oreo crumbs.

Freakshake

2. HALLOWEEN FREAKSHAKE
Recipe by Baileys Pumpkin Spice

Ingredients:
115ml vanilla ice cream
100ml Baileys Pumpkin Spice
50ml double cream
15ml maple syrup
whipped cream
caramel sauce
1 pumpkin pie
crushed wafer sprinkles

Method:
Line the glass with maple syrup. Blend the Baileys Pumpkin Spice and vanilla ice cream until it’s a creamy texture and pour into the glass. Add a generous dollop of caramel sauce. Whip the double cream and mix in crushed wafer sprinkles. Using the cream as a cushion, place the pumpkin pie on top. Serve immediately and devour.

The Darker Storm

3. THE DARKER STORM
Recipe by Adam Rawson

Ingredients:
50ml Captain Morgan Black
20ml lime juice
10ml caramel syrup
Few drops of squid ink
Topped with ginger beer
Splash of bitters

Method:
Combine Captain Morgan Original with the caramel syrup, lime juice, ginger beer and bitters. Add a dash of squid ink and garnish with a ‘bloody’ wedge of lime.

pogue-cocktail

4. SCREAMS OF WHISKEY
Recipe by The Pogues

Ingredients:
25ml The Pogues Irish Whiskey
25ml Navy Rum
25ml freshly squeezed orange juice
15ml fresh lemon juice
15ml fresh lime juice
15ml agave syrup
Quarter red bird’s eye chilli

Method:
Mix the ingredients together and shake well. Garnish with orange, a mint sprig and chilli and serve in a pewter tankard.

halloween-cocktail

5. LA CALAVERA MIGOS
Recipe by Peyotito

Ingredients:
50ml Casamigos tequila infused BlackBerry
15ml Velvet Farlernum
2 lime wedges squeezed and dropped
2 spoons of BlackBerry paste
2 dashes of Angostura bitter
Ginger beer

Method:
Shake all of the ingredients together and top up with ginger beer. Serve with blackberries and lime wedges. Alternatively, if you don’t want to make it at home the Peyolito Day of the Dead cocktail will be available at both Peyote & Peyotito from 31st October – 2nd November.

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6. PUMPKIN RAMOS
Recipe by the Blackbird

Ingredients:
A soda siphon
50ml Jack Daniels/Tennessee Bourbon
20ml Spiced pumpkin syrup
30ml almond milk
20ml cream
15ml fresh orange juice
5ml lemon juice
10ml water
1 egg white

Method:
Combine all the ingredients in soda siphon. Seal and charge with gas. Shake well and dispense into cooled glass/ metal tumbler.

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