Halloween cocktails

6 of our favourite Halloween cocktail recipes

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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