Spooktober Special: Twisted Cocktails to Try this Season

Spooktober Special: Twisted Cocktails to Try this Season
Try your hands at these spooky cocktails this fall, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Giving a spooky twist to your cocktails has never been easier

OT Staff
October 30 , 2020
03 Min Read

As the festive season begins to set in and the air turns equal parts chilly and spooky, we know it's that time of the year. October is Halloween month full of fall parties, costumes and food and drinks. Even though celebrations might be a tad different this year, one can spin a cocktail and share the merriment virtually. We got in touch with Mayur Mane, Brand Ambassador, Diageo India, who conjured up some spooktacular cocktail recipes for the festive season this year. Without further a-boo, here is how to get crafty with your cocktails:

JOHNNIE’S POTION
Glassware: Tall Glass 
Johhnie's Potion is sure to transport you to another land

Ingredients:

  • 60 ml Johnnie Walker Red Label
  • 100 ml Cranberry juice
  • 10 ml Lime juice 
  • Ginger Ale, top it up

Garnish: Cherry 

Method

  1. Fill a tall glass with ice cubes
  2. Pour Johnnie Walker Red Label
  3. Pour cranberry and lime juice
  4. Top it up with ginger ale and garnish

SPOOKY BLOODY MARY
Glassware: Tall Glass/ Mason Jar                                               

Ingredients:

  • 60ml Ketel One vodka
  • 180ml Tomato juice
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco sauce, 6 dashes  
  • 1 pinch Black pepper 
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 15 ml Lime juice 

Garnish:  Celery stick and lemon wedge

Method

  1. Pour the Ketel One vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, black pepper, salt and lime juice in a cocktail shaker
  2. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice, place the top on and shake vigorously and single strain over fresh cubes of ice in the serving glass
  3. Garnish with the celery stick and serve with extra lime wedges if desired.

CREEPY COFFEE 
Glassware: Tall Glass
Ingredients:

  • 60ml Smirnoff Espresso vodka
  • 10ml Lime juice
  • 150 ml Coke

Garnish: Orange and lime wedge 

Method

  1. Fill a tall glass with ice cubes
  2. Add Smirnoff Espresso vodka to the glass and stir
  3. Top up with cola and garnish

SOUR SPELL
Glassware: Rock Glass 
The sour spell with a tinge of spooky

Ingredients: 

  • 60ml Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve
  • 15ml Lime juice
  • 40ml Apple juice 
  • 10ml Cinnamon syrup
  • 20 ml Red wine float

Garnish: Cinnamon stick

Method

In a cocktail shaker pour Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve, lime juice, apple juice and cinnamon syrup

Add a lots of ice cubes and shake well

Single strain into rock glass over fresh ice cubes

Float red wine on top by pouring it slowly over the back of a bar spoon


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