Halloween is the time to break out all the mixology tricks and treats to create a concoction that is spectacularly spooky. If you’re in need of a little inspiration, here are ten magical mixtures that witches, goblins, princesses, zombies, and superheroes will all enjoy.
1. Pinnacle Halloweenie-Tini:
Directions: Shake and pour into glass.
2. Headless Horseman:
Directions: Add ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir and strain in to cocktail glass.
3. El Diablo (a.k.a ‘the devil’):
Directions: Shake all ingredients except for ginger beer with ice and strain into a highball glass. Top with ginger beer and stir.
4. Sugar Skull Margarita:
Directions: Combine tequila, limeade, and fruit punch soda in a cocktail shaker. Shake well. Garnish with a dragon fruit slice.
5. Basil Hayden’s Pumpkin Bourbon Cider: (Created by Larry Piaskowy)
Directions: Combine pumpkin puree, superfine sugar, sweet vermouth, bitters and lemon juice into a mixing glass. Stir until sugar is nearly dissolved. Add Basil Hayden’s Bourbon and ice. Stir well and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with dry hard cider. Garnish with grated nutmeg and a cinnamon stick.
6. Grey Goose Diabolique:
Directions: Build all the ingredients apart from the Crème de Mure in a mixing glass. Top with cubed ice and shake. Fine strain into a highball glass, then add a cap of crushed ice. Drizzle with Crème de Mure and garnish with a pineapple slice and mint.
7. The Bloodhound:
Directions: Combine ingredients in a rocks glass over ice.
8. El Deunde Verde (The Green Goblin):
Directions: Combine ingredients, serve over ice and garnish with lime wedge.
Directions: Shake all ingredients except seltzer vigorously with ice. Pour mixture into a cocktail glass, top with seltzer and garnish with apple slices.
10. Midori Spider’s Kiss:
Directions: Pipe a chocolate web into a martini glass and place in the refrigerator to chill. Combine Midori Melon Liqueur, Pinnacle Vodka, and lemon juice in a shaker and strain into glass. For a blood effect, gently pour grenadine into glass using a spoon. Garnish with a chocolate dipped orange slice.