CREEPY COCKTAILS

Treat yo’self to these mouthwatering spooky cocktails 

You can’t have a Halloween party without creepy cocktails!  All of these recipes were especially created for Hallozween readers by Barry Iddles, owner of 360Q waterfront restaurant at Queenscliff Harbour, Victoria. Bottom’s up witches!

BLACK WIDOW

Ingredients (makes 2)

Cypriot black salt for the rim
60ml Triple Sec
120ml tequila
Few drops of blue, red & green food colour
Ice

In a shaker mix, triple sec, tequila, a few drops of blue, red and green food colour, and ice. Shake (check to see the desired colour add more colour if needed). Rub glass rim with lime, dip in the black salt and pour into martini glass.

CRIMSON WITCH

Ingredients (makes 1)

100 ml cranberry juice
60 ml blue curacao
4 lychees
4 blueberries
Mix of 1 teaspoon Port wine jelly crystals, 2 teaspoons castor sugar
Ice

Shake the juice and curacao together pour into tumblers
Garnish: Dip rim of glass in jelly and sugar mix, put the blueberry inside the lychee and skewer two of them on a needle or large toothpick.

ORANGE SPINE

Ingredients (makes 1)

30ml Cointreau
30 ml Grand Marnier
100 ml strained orange juice
Long strand of orange rind (cut with a v cutter blade)

Shake Cointreau and Grand Marnier over ice add the juice, strain into champagne saucers. Garnish with the orange spine.

BLONDE ZOMBIE

Ingredients (makes 1)

30ml dark rum
30ml light rum
30ml apricot brandy
30ml Bacardi
Few drops bitters
60ml orange juice
Fairy floss

Shake the dark and light rum, apricot brandy and orange juice vigorously over ice.
Pour over ice in a pilsner glass, float the Bacardi on top, then add a few drops of bitters. Garnish with Iranian fairy floss and a spider straw.

CRUSHED BAT INNARDS MARTINI

BAT INNARDS

Ingredients (makes 1)

30ml pumpkin puree
60ml gin
60ml vermouth 
Ice

 Pour all ingredients into a shaker and shake over ice until combined. Pour into a cocktail or martini glass and garnish with black paper bats.

    

JACK O’LANTERN

Ingredients (makes 1)

60ml vodka
150ml fresh orange juice
Slice of orange
Ice
Half cornichon

Mix together, pour into wide-bottomed glass, add ice and garnish with a slice of orange and half a cornichon.

VIPER BITE

Ingredients (makes 1)

30ml yellow Chartreuse
30ml gin

30ml peach schnapps
15ml Chambord
Ice

Pour together over ice in a crystal glass. Serve with a syringe filled with Chambord.

PUMPKIN MOCKTAIL

Ingredients (makes 1)

100g roast pumpkin
375ml ginger beer
Cinnamon

Puree the pumpkin and mix it with the ginger beer. Pour the blend over ice into a skull glass. You can even top with whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon for some extra pizazz.

GRAVE DIGGER

Ingredients (makes 1)

30 ml vodka
30ml St Germaine
60ml Blue Curacao

Mix, top with lemonade and serve in a hurricane glass with jelly snakes.

JEKYLL & HYDE

Ingredients (makes 1)

30ml vodka
30ml Tuaca
30ml Midori
30ml Triple Sec
Ice

Shake the vodka, Tuaca, Midori, triple sec with ice and garnish with eyes and lollies.

BLOODY MARY

Ingredients (makes 1)

100ml tomato juice
60ml vodka
6 drops tabasco
10 ml Worcestershire sauce
Pinch celery salt

Mix together and fill syringes, place syringes over ice in a kidney dish or white enamel dish.

PURPLE POISON

Ingredients (makes 1)

30ml light rum
30ml Malibu
30ml parfait amour

Mix all together, serve in a shot glass with eyeballs on top.

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