Articles Tagged: black cocktails

The Headless Horseman

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This cocktail is usually made with clear vodka. But its Halloween-appropriate name just screams out for black vodka to make the spooky even spookier.

Ingredients:
2 oz black vodka
3 dashes bitters
Ginger ale

Directions:
Pour the vodka and bitters into a Collins glass. Fill the glass with ice, then pour in ginger ale.
Garnish with a slice of blood orange.

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Swamp Thing

From the murky depths Swamp Thing emerges. The cocktail gets its nebulous color from black vodka and blood oranges, two ingredients that are perfect for many Halloween beverages.… Read more

Black Vodka for Halloween Cocktails

Mixing a Halloween cocktail that looks dark and sinister without the aid of sweet additives like grape gelatin is a challenge. Enter black vodka.

You won’t find American black vodka, because US government regulations say domestic distillers can’t call a spirit vodka unless it is “without distinctive character, aroma, taste or color.”

Other countries aren’t as strict in their definitions. Among the international black vodka offerings are Russia’s Eristoff wild berry vodka and Znapps black … Read more