Celebrate Adult Halloween with Cocktails and Mocktails!

By Julie Swearingen
Posted in Overcup Press, on October 25, 2017

It may be frowned upon for adults to trick or treat on Halloween but you can get your sweet treats from yummy cocktails and mocktails. These Halloween and fall themed drinks should be on your list of treats for you and your guests this week.

Cocktails
Mr. Hyde Potion
8 oz vodka
4 oz parfait amour liqueur
1 oz blackberry liqueur (Try Clear Creek Marionberry Liqueur)
2 oz tarragon simple syrup (Recipe here)
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz lavender syrup (Try Raft Hibiscus Lavender Cocktail & Soda Syrup)
4 lavender sprigs
8 blackberries
(Full instructions here)
Yield: 4 cocktails

Black Devil Martini
2 oz dark rum
1/2 oz dry vermouth
Black olive
Orange sugar
Stir and strain into chilled martini glass that has been rimmed with orange sugar, then garnish with black olives.


Easy Apple Cider Champagne
Champagne
Apple cider
Apple brandy
Pumpkin pie spice and raw sugar for rim garnish
Fill each flute 3/4 with champagne, top with splash of apple cider and apple brandy.


Liquified Ghost
2 oz vodka
1 oz vanilla simple syrup
1 oz cream
2 oz soda
Mix vanilla simple syrup, cream, vodka, and soda together in a cocktail shaker, then serve in a chilled martini glass.


Mocktails
Blueberry Ginger Bellini
1/2 cup blueberries
1 tablespoon ginger
1 tablespoon sugar
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 cup blueberry juice, chilled
1 cup sparkling apple juice, chilled
(Full directions here)

Check out how to make these and many more Halloween themed cocktails with local craft spirits by picking up a copy of High-Proof PDX today.