Trick or Treat: Devilishly Good Halloween Cocktails

If you’re looking for a BOOzy cocktail to enjoy this Halloween, why not treat your friends to the following Halloween cocktails using a selection of spirits including gin, whisky, mezcal, a Greek White Spirit and an Italian Hot Sauce. We’ve got the latest inspiration for you, below…
 
 
The Lost Explorer Espadín Mezcal The Lost Souls 
 
40 ml The Lost Explorer Espadín Mezcal | 30 ml Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge or Orange Liqueur | 30 ml Beet Juice | 20 ml Fresh Lime Juice | 10 ml Agave Syrup | 2 Dashes Chocolate Bitters
 
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a shaved dark chocolate rim
 
The Lost Explorer Espadín Mezcal RRP: £62.50 for 70cl. ABV: 42%. Available from: thelostexplorermezcal.comAmazonMaster of MaltThe Whisky Exchange and Casa Agave 
 
 
Axia Bramble
 
45ml Axia | 30ml Lemon Juice | 12.5ml Sugar Syrup | 12.5ml Blackberry Liqueur | Garnish – 1 Blackberry
 
Shake over ice and fine strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Top with blackberry liqueur and garnish with a halved blackberry.
 
Axia, a first of its kind, extra-dry and refreshing mastiha spirit is a new and unique addition to the white spirits category. 
 
Axia RRP: £31.95 ABV: 40%. Available to purchase from: AmazonMaster of Malt and The Whisky Exchange
 
 
Longbottom Virgin Mary
 
“Moreish, smoky flavour. The gold standard Virgin Mary.” – The Times
 

Longbottom Virgin Mary is perfectly seasoned and rightly spiced with the same Bloody Mary garnish blended in. Safe for work and a great non-alcoholic option for any time of day. It’s got enough spirit without the alcohol!

Longbottom Virgin Mary is also the perfect tomato mixer for those who prefer a Red Snapper with gin or a Bloody Maria with tequila.
 
Longbottom Virgin Mary – 1 x 150ml. RRP: From £1.80. Available from: Ocado and BA High Life Shop
 
Longbottom Virgin Mary – 1 x 250ml. RRP: £2.50. Available from: Longbottom 
 
Longbottom Virgin Mary – 24 x 250ml. RRP: £50Available from: Longbottom and Amazon
 
 
Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin Spiced Pumpkin Cocktail
 
50ml Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin | 25ml Pumpkin and Cinnamon Vanilla Syrup | 20ml Lemon Juice | Garnish: Cinnamon Sticks
 
To make the pumpkin syrup, marinate cubed pumpkin in a container with sugar syrup, vanilla pods and cinnamon sticks. Muddle together to extract the water from the pumpkin, sieve and bottle.
 
To make the cocktail, add all ingredients to a Boston glass, shake, and double strain into a Martini glass. Garnish with cinnamon sticks. 
 
Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin RRP: £34.95 for 70cl.  ABV 43%
 
 
 
 
Aviation Gin Negroni 
 
30ml Aviation Gin | 30ml Campari | 30ml Sweet Vermouth | Garnish: Orange Peel 
 
Add Aviation Gin, Campari and Sweet Vermouth to a glass. Stir,  
add ice and a fresh twist of orange peel.

Aviation American Gin RRP: £28 for 70cl. ABV: 42%. 

Available from: TescoMorrisonsWaitroseAmazon and Master of Malt 

 
 
Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky 
 
45ml Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky | 25ml Lemon Juice | 15ml Cotswolds Amaro | 15ml Honey Syrup | 7.5 ml Red Wine 
Place all ingredients except the red wine into an ice filled cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Drizzle red wine over the cocktail and ice to create a ‘bleeding’ effect in the glass. 

Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky RRP: £39 for 70cl. ABV: 46%. Available from: Cotswolds DistilleryWaitroseSainsbury’sOcadoMajestic WineThe Whisky Exchange, Harrods and Laithwaites

 
 
 
Firelli Hot Sauce Bloody Mary 
 
If you’re looking for a way to add a spice to your Bloody Mary this Halloween, why not add a touch of Firelli Hot Sauce. 
 
Firelli RRP: From £2.50 for 148ml. Available from: AmazonOcado, Booths and shop.firelli.com
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