Friday Friday Nightcaps returns for 2019 Halloween season! For the next four Fridays, I’ll be posting recipes for my favorite adult Halloween beverages.
Today is National Vodka Day and after a monstrous week of dealing with weirdos and mean people, I have found the perfect beverage to honor today, from the good people of Homemade Hooplah aptly named the Purple People Eater Cocktail.
simple syrupoptional – can use water or juice instead
purple sugarsuch as sanding sugar (aka sprinkles)
1partsweet and sour mix
1partcranberry juicecan also use cran-grape or grape juice
The Monster Martini is how you keep it classy and spooky on Halloween night.
Below is a simple recipe, but I’ve seen different variations, and in particular, different garnishes, that can really bring out theme you’re trying to convey. Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment a little. Dr. Frankenstein would approve.
3/4 oz. MIDORI
2 oz. SKYY Citrus
Splash of white cranberry Juice
For the next four Fridays, I’ll be posting my favorite Halloween drink recipes. These are adult beverages because grown-ups need to have a little Halloween fun too.
If you don’t think you need a blood-red Halloween cocktail at the end of the long week, then, you probably don’t live with any little monsters, and that’s okay…. always drink because you want to, not because you need to! The good folks over at Cooks With Cocktails found the perfect recipe to fulfill your need Halloween nightcap needs, er, wants.
Trust me, you put this drink in your hand and no one will mess with you.