What spooky drink will light up your Halloween?
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Here are a few frightful cocktails to get you through next week, or beyond.
Candy-Corn Infused Vodka
1 (750 ml) bottle inexpensive vodka
1 cup candy corn
Pour the entire bottle of vodka and the cup of candy corn into an airtight container. Shake and let sit 3 to 4 hours to infuse, Strain, rebottle and chill before using.
Candy Corn Cocktail
2 oz. candy corn-infused vodka
.75 oz. orange liqueur
.5 oz. lime juice
Add all ingredients to cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until chilled and strain into a martini glass rimmed with crushed candy corn.
This one will come in handy while you sit in the pumpkin patch with Linus waiting for The Great Pumpkin.
1 oz. apple brandy
.5 oz. rye whiskey
.5 oz. lemon juice
.5 oz. grade B maple syrup
1 tsp. pumpkin puree
2 dashes Angostura bitters
5 oz. boiling water
Add all ingredients except the water to a preheated mug.
Top with boiling water and stir to combine.
Top with grated cinnamon.
This one was often used as a hair-of-the-dog hangover relief, so if you party too much on Halloween, this could come in handy. Or, you can just enjoy without a hangover.
1 oz. Cognac
1 oz. Calvados
.5 oz. sweet vermouth
Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.