Friday, October 28, 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Spooky Spirits

Black Cat
1 1/2 oz tequila
1 1/2 oz amaretto almond liqueur

---Pour both ingredients into an old-fashioned glass, and serve.

Black Widow
1 oz Absolut® Citron vodka
1 oz Opal Nera® black sambuca
---Pour both ingredients over ice and shake. Strain into a martini glass and serve with a lemon twist.

Bloody Mary
1 oz. Premium Vodka
6 oz. Tomato Juice
1 pinch black pepper
1 pinch salt
1 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1 Squeeze of lemon
1 stalk celery or green olives
---Add Vodka, tomato juice, Worchester sauce, lemon juice, pinch of salt, pinch of pepper and lemon juice. Pour back and forth between two mixing glasses. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with celery stalk or olives skewered on a tooth pick.

Bloody Vampire
3 oz Captain Morgan® Original spiced rum
3 oz Kool-Aid® Cherry mix
---Pour the spiced rum and Kool-Aid into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Shake well, pour into a highball glass (incl. ice) and serve.

Candy Apple
1 glass Martinelli's® apple cider
1 dash butterscotch schnapps
---Pour one glass of sparkling cider. Add butterscotch schnapps, to taste, and serve.

Candy Corn Shooter
1/3 oz. Galliano
1/3 Orange Curacao
1/3 oz. cream
---A sweet shot which is a great party drink. First, place Galliano into a shot glass. Then, float the orange Curacao on top followed by the cream.

Coffin Nail
1/2 oz amaretto almond liqueur
1/2 oz Drambuie® Scotch whisky
1 1/2 oz Scotch whisky
---Build over ice in an old-fashioned glass.

1 1/2 oz Bailey's® Irish cream
1 1/2 oz Kahlua® coffee liqueur
1 1/2 oz vodka
---Shake with ice and strain into a highball glass.

Great Pumpkin Punch
1 pumpkin
1 part apple cider
2 parts ginger ale
1 part rum
---Serve in a hollowed out pumpkin with floating pumpkin chunks.

Grim Reaper
1 oz Kahlua® coffee liqueur
1 oz Bacardi® 151 rum
1 dash grenadine syrup
---Mix Kahlua and 151 proof rum in an old-fashioned glass. Quickly add ice and pour grenadine over the top to give an ice red tint.

Pumpkin Martini
3 ounces Bols Pumpkin Smash liqueur
1 ounce Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
1 dash half-and-half
Ground cinnamon, for garnish
---Shake the ingredients over ice, and strain into a cocktail glass rimmed with sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle a little more cinnamon on top.

Witch's Brew
2 oz Yellow Chartreuse®
1 1/2 oz Blue Curacao liqueur
1/2 oz spiced brandy
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 dash nutmeg
1 dash allspice
---Shake all the ingredients together and serve in a chilled glass.

1/2 oz Bacardi® 151 rum
1 oz pineapple juice
1 oz orange juice
1/2 oz apricot brandy
1 tsp sugar
2 oz light rum
1 oz dark rum
1 oz lime juice
---Blend all ingredients with ice except Bacardi 151 proof rum. Pour into a Collins glass. Float Bacardi 151 proof rum on top. Garnish with a fruit slice, sprig of mint and a cherry.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011