DRINK UP, WITCHES

It’s Halloween, witches. Time to bring on the foxy costumes, all night monster mashes, and, of course, the adult beverages. Kick you Halloween into overdrive with one of these themed drinks that are sure to breathe life into any dead party.

THE JEKYLL AND HYDE

Don’t let it’s pretty appearance deceive you – this drink packs a hidden punch that’ll transform you into an animal. A party animal that is. 😉

Gather Your Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. rum
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • 2 oz. blackberry brandy
  • 2 oz. strawberry puree
  • 1 cup ice

Get Brewing:

  • Pour all ingredients into a blender
  • Blend it to your heart’s content
  • Pour into a large glass or two
  • Serve it up

BLOODTHIRSTY MARY

A darker take on the classic Bloody Mary – perfect for the party and the recovery after. THB, we’ll definitely need this.

Gather Your Ingredients:

  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 3 tbs freshly grated horseradish
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • Hot sauce
  • Celery for garnish
  • Dark green scallions for garnish

Get Brewing:

  • Stir together all ingredients in a large cauldron
  • Throw some ice in some glasses
  • Fill em up
  • Decorate to your heart’s desire with celery and scallions
  • Serve it up

WITCHES’ BREW

Yes, this cocktail is green. And you bet it’s fizzy. Get ready to freak out your friends and find out who’s really brave enough to take a taste.

Gather Your Ingredients:

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups packed mint leaves
  • 6 kiwis, peeled and quartered
  • 1 liter sparkling water or club soda
  • As much vodka as you can handle

Get Brewing:

  • Find a glass measuring cup and mix together the sugar and boiling water until the sugar dissolves
  • Throw it in the fridge until it cools down
  • Take the mint leaves and a ¼ cup of your sugary mixture and throw them in a blender
  • Puree them until you can’t puree anymore
  • Throw your kiwis in the blender and mix until it’s smooth
  • Toss in the remaining sugary mixture and blend
  • Get your pitcher ready and a cheesecloth-lined sieve (look it up)
  • Pour your blended mixture through it to filter out the gross lumpy pieces
  • Stir your ice and soda
  • Add vodka
  • Add more vodka
  • Serve it up, if you must

THE POISON APPLE

Just one sip of this cocktail, and you’re doomed. Doomed to have more. And more and more and more…

Gather Your Ingredients:

  • Fine black sanding sugar
  • 1 lady apple, chopped
  • ½ lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 oz. maple syrup
  • 1 oz. apple cider
  • 2 oz. vodka (or more, if you dare)
  • Ice
  • Club soda

Get Brewing:

  • Gather up your glasses
  • Moisten (ew) the edge of the glasses with water
  • Dip them in the sanding sugar and set aside
  • Get out your trusty cocktail shaker
  • Muddle together apple cubes and lime wedges
  • Throw in maple syrup, vodka, cider, and more vodka
  • Shake it like a polaroid picture
  • Strain into glasses
  • Top it off with a little club soda
  • Serve it up

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