Recipes: Halloween Cocktails

 

Why do kids get to have all the fun on Halloween? Even grown-ups want to trick or treat this weekend. Instead of snacking on candy corn and fun-size candy bars, get in the festive mood with one of these tempting Halloween-inspired cocktails from local mixologists, sure to treat your party guests. Beware of creepy crawly worms and spooky smoke…

Courtesy of Spotted Donkey Cantina at el Pedregal:
The Cauldron
3 oz of 3 Olives Purple Vodka
1 oz Soda Water
Cranberry/Lime Globule
Dry Ice Chip
1 Gummy Worm

Mix vodka, soda water, cranberry/lime globule in a martini shaker. Shake vigorously and serve up in a martini glass. Add dry ice chip to bottom of cocktail for smoky affect. Garnish with gummy worm.

Courtesy of Scottsdale’s Casablanca Lounge:
Zombie
1 oz Ron Mawsalem Classico
1 oz Clement Premiere Cane
1 oz El Dorado 5yr
3/4 oz lime juice
1/2 oz grapefruit juice
1/2 oz Velvet Falernum
1/4 oz cinnamon syrup
6 drops Absinthe
1 dash bitters
1 tsp grenadine

Corpse Reviver
1 oz Plymouth Gin
1 oz Cointreau
1 oz Lillet Blanc
1 oz lemon
Dash Absinthe

The Pumpkin King
1 1/2 oz El Tesoro Reposado
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz PX Sherry
1/2 oz Pumpkin 5-spice syrup

Blood & Smoke
3/4 oz Del Magley Vida
3/4 oz Solerno blood orange
3/4 oz orange juice
3/4 oz Amaro Montenegro

 

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