Happy Halloooooween! I hope you’re feeling festive, because today we’re talking cocktails. Here are three spooky sips for you to serve tonight.
Blood Martini: gin, soda water, lemon, lime, green & pepper olives, strawberry syrup
Instructions: Combine ice, 1.5 oz of gin, 1/2 squeezed lime and 1/4 squeezed lemon in a shaker. Dip an upside down martini glass in strawberry syrup. Lift the glass to allow syrup to drip in. Pour cocktail mix in glass and top with soda water. Garnish with two olives.
Green Goblin: vodka, jalapeno ice cubes, jalapeno slices, cucumber, soda water
Instructions: Prepare jalapeno ice cubes in advance using an ice tray. Muddle 2 slices of jalapeno, 4 slices of cucumber and 2 lime wedges in a shaker. Add 1.5 oz of vodka and ice. Shake well. Pour in a glass over ice and top with soda water. Garnish with festive straws.
Night Crawler rum, blueberries, melon, Coca-Cola, toothpicks
Instructions: Muddle 5 blueberries in a shaker. Add 1.5 ounces of rum and shake well. Pour over ice and top with Coca-Cola. Garnish with a blueberry-melon toothpick.