Recipes: Halloween Cocktails (Part 1)

Boo! Sunday is Halloween and to celebrate, mix up one–or all–of these spooky (and scrumptious!) cocktails for yourself or a group. Check back tomorrow for even more ghoulish sips.

Midori Melon Eye-Tini
1 ¼ parts Midori Melon liqueur
¾ parts SKYY Infusions Citrus
½ part Finest Call Agave Syrup
2 parts of Canada Dry Green Tea Ginger Ale
2 parts Finest Call Sweet & Sour Mix
3 Orange Wedges
2 Fresh Ripped Basil Leaves
Strawberry Sundae Syrup
In a shaker glass, combine Midori Melon liqueur, SKYY infusions Citrus, Finest Call Agave Syrup, three orange wedges and two fresh-ripped basil leaves. Muddle ingredients together. Add ice and Finest Call Sweet & Sour Mix. Shake for 10 seconds. Add Canada Dry Green Tea Ginger Ale and roll drink back and forth between your mixing tin and shaker glass. Strain into a chilled martini glass drizzled with strawberry sundae syrup to give an effect of a bloodshot eye. Garnish: Chilled red seedless grape at bottom of glass (to look like an eyeball) and spanked basil leaf floated on top of cocktail for aroma.

Midori Halloween Harvest
1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
1 part Dark Rum
1 part Light Rum
2 part White Cranberry Juice
1 part Unfiltered Apple Juice
1 part Simple Syrup
Juice of one lemon
For a Punch Bowl (32 ounces) use this recipe X’s eight. Add the liquid ingredients and mix well. Top with apple slices, blueberries, and melon balls.

Midori Green Ghoul
1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
½ part Strega Liqueur or Yellow Chartreuss
½ part Canton Ginger liqueur
Ginger Beer or Ginger Ale
Add first three ingredients into a shaker glass, add ice, shake, strain over ice in a collins glass. Line the inside of the glass with strands of black licorice. Pour in contents of shaker and fill with ginger beer or ginger ale.

Midori Spider’s Kiss
1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
1 part SKYY Vodka
Juice from ½ Lemon
Chocolate syrup
With chocolate syrup, draw a web on the inside of the martini glass. Chill glass. Shake Midori, SKYY and lemon juice with ice and strain into martini glass. Drizzle grenadine down the side for a blood effect.

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