Articles Tagged: Halloween

Blood Red Halloween Cocktails

A collection of Blood Red Halloween Cocktails …Read More

Pumpkin Spice Mexican Coffee

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Ingredients:
1/4 cup Sauza Blue Silver Tequila
1/2 cup cream
2 tablespoons pumpkin spice syrup
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 cups freshly brewed hot coffee
Whipped cream

Directions:
In a saucepan, combine cream with pumpkin syrup, sugar, vanilla and spice. Brew your coffee and divide it between two mugs. To each mug add half of the Sauza Blue Tequila and the cream mixture … Read more

The Apricot Haunt

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Ingredients:
1 part Courvoisier VSOP
1 part fresh lemon sour
1.5 part apricot brandy
4 parts apple cider

Directions:
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon spiral twist and a dash of fresh ground cinnamon.

Courtesy of Courvoisier Cognac.… Read more

A Wine for Halloween – Ash Hollow Headless Red Wine

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We at DOTW love Halloween and our celebration lasts the entire month of October. We try hard to help our readers enjoy this creepy, crawly day (see our Halloween Drinks page). This year, we are excited to add Ash Hollow’s Headless Red to our Halloween fun.

We recently received a bottle of the Headless Red and didn’t know what to expect. But I have been impressed by the wines out of Washington state (for our … Read more

Not-Too-Sweet Halloween Cocktails

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If you’re not into the sweet stuff, it can be a challenge to find the right Halloween cocktail. These drinks are in the spirit of Halloween but don’t contain a lot of sugar, syrup or fruit. If you like your cocktails dry, here are some great options for you:

    The Obituary Cocktail: Gin, vermouth and absinthe … cornerstones of the classic cocktail
    Red Devil #2: Campari and orange are the perfect sinister match
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Thistle Cocktail

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz scotch
1 oz sweet vermouth
Dashes Angostura Bitters

Directions:
Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass.… Read more

The Fall Punch

post iconStefan Trummer of Trummer’s on Main in Clifton, VA created the delicious cinnamon and apple flavored punch as a perfect companion to pumpkin pie! …Read More

Brain Hemorrhage

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The Brain Hemorrhage is a classic Halloween shot. It may look gross, but it is mighty tasty.  … Read more

Dra-Kahlúa

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Welcome to the 31 Drinks of Halloween!

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Kahlúa
1/2 oz Martell V.S. Cognac
1/2 oz Triple Sec
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
Blood orange wedge, garnish

Directions:
Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a n chilled, half sugar-rimmed martini glass and garnish with a blood orange wedge.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Kahlúa.

    Even more Halloween Drinks and Punches.
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Death in the Afternoon

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With tomorrow, May 21st, being the date pegged for Armageddon things could get a little hairy. To ease the pain, we figured this 1935 classic was a perfect fit. Absinthe and Champagne… might as well go out in boozy style! Apparently, Ernest Hemingway created this lovely cocktail as his contribution to a celebrity recipe collection. Mr. Hemingway recommends, “Drink three to five of these slowly.”

Ingredients:
1 ½ oz absinthe
4 oz chilled Champagne… Read more

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