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5 Easy Cocktails for Your Halloween Party

22/10/2019

Give your guests a fantastic treat with these easy-to-make cocktails on this Halloween.

Are you planning to throw a Halloween party for your friends, or host a private Halloween event for your clients and customers? What have you included in your party apart from Halloween costumes, activities, treats, and drinks? Well, cocktails are the favorites on Halloween. So, why not try some of these cocktails in your party? We have got you the recipes of 5 easy cocktails for your Halloween party. Have fun!

  1. Cocktail with Heaven’s Door Double Barrel Whiskey – by @JasonFYu

Cocktail with Heaven’s Door Double Barrel Whiskey

Ingredients:

2 parts Heaven’s Door Double Barrel Whiskey

1/3-part Ginger Lapsang Syrup*

2-3 Dashes Aromatic Bitters

5 drops Saline

 

Preparation:

Combine Heaven’s Door Double Barrel Whiskey, syrup, bitters and saline in a mixing glass or tub, add ice, stir for 10 seconds, strain into a glass, and garnish with a lemon peel.

 

Ginger Lapsang Syrup

5tsp Lapsang

250ml hot water

250g cane sugar

80g ginger (peeled & diced) *Preparation:

Combine all ingredients in a pot and bring water to a slow rolling boil. Stir to combine, cover, shut off heat, and allow 45-minute infusion. (Optional: reheat & stir again about half way through.) Strain, bottle, and let syrup rest/cool before use.

[Photo & Recipe by: @JasonFYu]

  1. Cocktail with Bedlam Vodka

Bedlam & Bitters

Bedlam-&-Bitters

Ingredients:

Top w/ Soda (optional)

2 – 6 dashes of preferred Bitters (depends on flavor profile)

2 oz Bedlam Vodka

 

Preparation:

Add bitters and Bedlam to a rocks glass with ice. Stir briefly and top with soda if desired.

 

Glass & Garnish:

Glass: Rocks

Garnish: Optional

[Recipe & Image: Bedlam Vodka]

Bedlam Martini

Bedlam-Martini

Ingredients:

¼ oz Sauvignon Blanc

3 oz Bedlam Vodka

 

Preparation:

Add ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir till sufficiently chilled and strain. Express a grapefruit peel over the drink.

 

Glass & Garnish:

Glass: Coupe

Garnish: Grapefruit peel

[Recipe & Image: Bedlam Vodka]

  1. Cocktail with Renaissance Vodka

Check out this video of Antonio Del Monte, Renaissance Mixologist, demonstrating how to make the best classic cocktails you’ve ever tasted using Renaissance vodka.

[Source: Renaissance Vodka]

Renaissance vodka brings flavours from its sugar beet origins that combine perfectly to make the most delicious cocktails.

The Renaissance Dry Martini

Take a mixing glass with ice blocks. Drain melted water. Add 60ml of Renaissance Vodka, 5ml of Noilly Pratt vermouth, and 2 drops of Orange bitters. Stir in with the ice for 10-15 seconds.

Peel a thick lemon twist over the glass and garnish. Make a Lemon balm and bitter infusion by infusing Lemon balm with vodka for 3 hours. Strain the compound and add to some orange bitters. Spray over the glass.

The Renaissance Sour

Pour 50ml of Renaissance Vodka into a cocktail shaker. Add 25ml of freshly squeezed Lemon Juice and 20ml of simple syrup (made by dissolving a 50/50 mix of caster sugar and water together stored in the fridge). Add 1/2 an Egg White, a couple of ice cubes, and dry Shake in the shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and shake and pour it into the glass. Garnish with lemon thyme.

The Renaissance Bloody Mary

Pour 50 ml of Renaissance vodka into a cocktail shaker. Make 100ml Bloody Mary mix using tomato juice, salt, lemon juice, Worcester sauce & tabasco. Add to the shaker with ½ a bar spoon pink peppercorn or black pepper. Murdle gently & leave to sit briefly. Put a stick of celery in a tall glass and fill with Ice cubes to the top. Pour the mix from the shaker into the glass and garnish with a cucumber slice.

[Source: Renaissance Vodka]

  1. Cocktail with Beattie's Farm Crafted Vodka

Barntini Potato Vodka

Ingredients:

Splash of dry vermouth

2 oz Beattie’s Potato Vodka

Olive brine

Cheese-stuffed olive for garnish

 

Instructions:

Rim martini glass with dry vermouth. Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add 2oz of Beattie’s Potato Vodka. Add olive brine to taste. Shake, strain into glass and garnish with cheese-stuffed olive.

[Recipe & Picture: Beattie’s Distillers]

  1. Cocktail with Portland Potato Vodka

Portland Mule

Portland Mule

Ingredients:

1.25 oz. Portland Potato Vodka

4 oz. Reed's Ginger Beer

1/16 oz Lime Juice

 

Instructions:

Combine vodka and ginger beer in a copper mug or highball glass filled with ice. Add lime juice. Stir gently and garnish with a lime slice.

[Recipe & Picture: Eastside Distilling]

Cinnamon Apple Vodka Soda

Cinnamon Apple Vodka Soda

Ingredients:

2oz Apple & Cinnamon infused Portland Potato Vodka

.25oz Simple syrup

Club soda

 

Instructions:

Add infused vodka and simple syrup to a highball filled with ice. Top with club soda & garnish with an apple slice.

 

Infusion: 

Fill a glass canning jar with apple slices and a few sticks of cinnamon. Fill with Portland Potato Vodka and let it infuse for a week.

[Recipe & Picture: Eastside Distilling]

Paris Martini

Paris Martini

Ingredients:

1.25 oz. Portland Potato Vodka

1 oz. Lillet Blanc

.25 oz. Chambord

.5 oz. Pineapple Juice

 

Instructions: 

Combine, Stir, and pour over ice, Garnish with Chocolate shavings.

[Recipe & Picture: Eastside Distilling]

Backyard Party

Backyard Party

Ingredients:

2 oz. Portland Potato Vodka

1 oz. Red Grapefruit Simple Syrup

1 oz. Honey Syrup

2 Dashes Fee's Grapefruit Bitters

2 Wedges Blood Orange

2 Wedges Red Grapefruit

 

Instructions:

Muddle grapefruit simple syrup, honey syrup, bitters, one of each of the fruit wedges in mixer with ice. Add Vodka. Shake, strain into large, chilled glass filled with ice. Garnish with remaining fruit wedges.

[Recipe & Picture: Eastside Distilling]

Cucumber-Basil Lemonade

Cucumber-Basil Lemonade

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Portland Potato Vodka

Cucumbers & Basil infused Lemonade

 

Instructions: 

Fill rocks glass with ice. Pour Portland Potato Vodka over ice. Add infused lemonade to glass. Stir. Garnish with cucumber round or lemon wedge.

*To infuse your lemonade, add sliced cucumbers and sprigs of basil to lemonade and allow to infuse for at least 3 hours.   

[Recipe & Picture: Eastside Distilling]

Northern Lemonade

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Portland Potato Vodka

4 oz Lemonade

Splash of Soda Water

Fresh Lemon Juice

 

Instructions: 

Add all ingredients to a tall glass. Stir and serve with a lemon wedge.

[Recipe & Picture: Eastside Distilling]

 

Try decorating these cocktails glasses with more spooky stuff, such as ghost, skeleton, pumpkin, or bat and get your party on.

Happy Halloween!