As they say around halloween time, I vant to dhrink your ... cocktails.
For those not afraid to try something different, here are a few suggestions I've culled from various sources, including the manufacturers of certain ingredients.
• CANDY CORN MARTINI (seen here)
2 ½ ounces Orzel vodka, chilled
½ ounce pumpkin liqueur
Place several pieces of candy corns into a chilled martini glass. Combine vodka and pumpkin liqueur in a shaker with ice. Shake well, then strain into the candy-filled glass.
• VAMPIRE'S DELIGHT
8 ounces pineapple juice
8 ounces raspberry liquor
8 ounces Leblon cachaça
Mix all ingredients in large punch bowl with ice and serve.
Note: For a ghoulish effect, the night before fill latex glove with water and red food dye and tie off tightly with elastic. Make sure to hang, fingers down, in your freezer. Before party run water over glove briefly which loosens glove enough to pull glove off of the ice. Float iced hand in punch bowl.
• SEVEN DEADLY SINS
This drink, a cousin to the Long Island Iced Tea, comes from the Monster Bar, a Web site full of all sorts of Halloween drinks, some good, some just plan weird.
½ ounce vodka
½ ounce gin
½ ounce tequila
½ ounce light rum
½ ounce dark rum
½ ounce dry vermouth
½ ounce sweet vermouth
2 tbsp. grenadine
1 tsp. lemon or lime juice
7 maraschino cherries
Pour all ingredients except cola into a collins glass or other tall glass with several ice cubes. Then add the cola,stir and add seven cherries.
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