Spooky Drink Thursday!!!

By: Dinko Cirkic

Halloween is just around the corner and for all of you that want to have a more festive Halloween experience here are some quick drink recipes courtesy of Claire Robinson and Food Network Magazine.

Ingredients

Black decorating sugar, for the glass

Juice of 1 lime, plus 1 lime wedge

1/4 cup dark rum

1/4 cup ginger beer or all-natural ginger ale

1 black gummy spider

 

Photograph by Kate Mathis

 

Directions

Spread out the black sugar on a small plate. Rub the lime wedge around the rim of a rocks glass; dip the glass in the black sugar, then fill with ice.

Combine the rum and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake well. Carefully strain into the glass, minding the sugar on the rim. Top the drink with ginger beer and add the gummy spider.

Ingredients

For the infused vodka:

1/2 cup candy corn

1 1/2 cups vodka

For the cordials:

2 ounces orange liqueur

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1 large egg white

Candy corn, for garnish

Photograph by Levi Brown

Directions

Infuse the vodka: Combine the candy corn and vodka in an airtight container; set aside for at least 3 hours, then strain.

Make the cordials: Add 4 ounces of the candy corn vodka, the orange liqueur, lemon juice and egg white to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds. Strain into 2 chilled martini glasses and garnish with candy corn.

I hope you peeps try this out. Let me know if this worked for you and if you liked it. Again, the Food Network has other great recipes that you may try out. Thank you and Happy Thirsty Thursday.

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