It's finally here! The time for candy, costumes and parties. This Halloween, you deserve to step up your cocktail game with these spooky beverages.
We spoke with mixologist Shannon Gessert-Kells at The Patio for some perfect adult treats for your Halloween party. Check out these creepy concoctions.
Halloween Cocktails 2018:
Blood and Sand - a sinful mix of blended scotch, Antica Forma sweet vermouth, orange juice, and pomegranate liqueur.
- 1 1/2 oz blended scotch
- 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
- 3 oz orange juice
- 1/3 oz pomegranate liqueur floated
Witches Brew - connect with your inner witch or warlock with this delicious blend of absinthe, Crème de violette, fresh lemon juice, gin, and pineapple.
- 3/4 oz absinthe
- 1/2 oz Crème de Violette
- 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1 oz Gin
- 2 oz pineapple juice
Monster Margarita - A twist on the traditional with Crème de cassis
- 2 oz tequila
- 1 oz lime juice
- 3/4 oz agave
- 1/2 oz Crème de cassis
Candy Apple Cider - Hard cider with some ghoulish kicks
- 3/4 oz Aperol
- 3/4 oz lillet blanc
- 2 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters
- Shake and strain into a pint glass over fresh ice
- Fill the pint glass to top with hard cider
Dark and Spooky - a storm is brewing with this mix of ginger beer, dark spiced Kraken rum and fresh lime.
- 4 oz ginger beer
- 1/2 oz lime juice
- 2 oz dark spiced rum floated on top
Enjoy and remember to drink responsibly!