Halloween is slowly creeping up at the end of this month and what better way to celebrate the haunted holiday than with deliciously spooky cocktails from Drambuie, Icelandic Reyka Vodka, Montelobos Mezcal, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Hudson Whiskey, and Q Drinks.
Check em’ out!
Reyka’s Passionfruit Potion
¾ part Reyka Vodka
¾ part Gin
¾ part Passionfruit syrup
½ part Bitter Peychauds bitters
¼ part lime
Combine all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Shake/strain and garnish with grilled peach slice.
*Passionfruit syrup – combine 3/4 cup Goya passionfruit juice, 1/4 cup lime juice, 1 cup sugar
Sailor Jerry Candy Apple
2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
8 parts warm (real) apple cider
Method: Stir ingredients. Garnish with Cinnamon stick. Serve in desired tempered after dinner glassware.
Pumpkin Ginger Shandy
1½ parts Toasted Walnut-Infused Drambuie
½ part Monkey Shoulder Scotch
¼ part Lemon Juice
¼ tsp Fresh Ginger
4-5 parts Pumpkin Ale
Garnish with Skewered Candied Ginger
Serve in long glass
Toasted Walnut-Infused Drambuie- Toast nuts over medium heat until browned and you can easily smell toasted aroma. For every 1 part of Drambuie add 1/2 part of Toasted nuts. Let infuse in airtight container for 24 hours. Strain and reserve for use.
Bluecoat American Dry Gin
Q Ginger Beer
3 mint leaves, muddled
1 ½ part Bluecoat Gin
¾ part lime juice
½ part ginger syrup
Shaken & strained over ice. Top with Q Drinks Ginger Beer
1 part Montelobos Mezcal
1 part Drambuie
Hudson Whiskey Spiced Apple Sour
1 ½ parts Hudson Single Malt
1 part apple cider
½ part fresh lemon juice
½ part simple syrup
Ginger beer to top
Build cocktail over ice in a tall Collins glass. Stir to combine. Garnish with thin apple slice and dusting of grated nutmeg.