MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There’s nothing scarier than a boring party! That’s why Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”)—the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company—has asked its expert Master Mixologists to come up with their most creative and creepy cocktail recipes for this season’s haunted Halloween house parties.
From Goblin Goblets and Poisoned Apple Martinis, to Blood Orange Margaritas and Cannibal Corpse Revivals, these recipes from Southern Glazer’s award-winning mixologists are sure to help consumers raise their spirits this Halloween.
Southern Glazer’s employs 15 Master Mixologists across North America, responsible for educating bartenders, beverage buyers, and corporate clients about the latest trends in cocktail culture. Michelin star chefs, national restaurant chains, international hotels, and top spirits brands rely on Southern Glazer’s expert Mixologists to help them develop world-class beverage programs that raise the bar for today’s demanding consumers. Southern Glazer’s Mixologists hold multiple certifications from accredited organizations such as the U.S. Bartenders Guild, BarSmarts, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Society of Wine Educators, and the Cicerone Certification Program, to name a few.
Stir things up this Halloween with one of these custom concoctions created by a few of Southern Glazer’s “monster” mixologists. To see more Halloween recipes throughout the month of October, follow us @sgwinespirits on Twitter and Instagram.
Armando Rosario, Director of Mixology, Florida
- 1 ½ oz Vanilla vodka
- 1 ½ oz Dark Crème de Cacao
- 2 oz Pumpkin Puree
- 1 oz Cream
Method: Shake cream and pumpkin puree over ice to combine. Pour in
remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass
Garnish: Rim Cocktail glass with graham cracker crumbs
Allen Katz, Director of Mixology & Spirits Education, New York
Cannibal Corpse Reviver #2
- 1.5 oz Navy Strength Gin
- .50 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
- .50 oz Simple Syrup
- 4 dashes Pear Eau de Vie
- 1 tsp Fernet Liqueur
Method: Shake ingredients over ice and strain into collins glass
filled with fresh ice.
Garnish: Top with chilled Prosecco and garnish with a half-lemon wheel in the glass. Serve with a straw.
Francesco Lafranconi, Executive Director Mixology & Spirits Education, Nevada
- 1 1/4 oz Aged Rum
- 3/4 oz Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur or Pumpkin Spice Liqueur
- 1/2 oz Vanilla Liqueur
Method: Shake first three ingredients with ice then strain
into a chilled cocktail glass and float the chai-flavored cream over it.
Garnish: Sprinkle of edible pumpkin crystals by Fresh Origin.
Glassware: Cocktail coupe
Floater: Heavy Cream-Spice Mix (serves 8): 12 oz Heavy Cream shaken with 3 oz Chai Syrup. Shake without ice until fluffy, but must not be whipped. Keep refrigerated after use. Shelf life: up to cream expiration date.
Natalia Cardenas, Mixologist, Illinois
- 1.5 oz Vodka
- 1 oz Simple Syrup
- .5 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
- .5 oz Carrot Juice
- Top with Bitter Lemon Soda
- 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Method: Shake all ingredients with ice (except Fever Tree mixer),
Glassware: Ice-filled Collins
Garnish: Lemon wheel
Michael Przydzial, Beverage Program Specialist, Nevada
Poisoned Apple Martini
- 1 ½ oz Vodka
- ½ oz Melon Liqueur
- ½ oz Unfiltered Apple Juice
- ½ oz Fresh Lime Juice
- ½ oz Simple Syrup (1:1)
Method: Combine all ingredients in mixing glass/tin; shake/strain
into Martini glass.
Garnish: Halloween inspired candies
Debbi Peek, Mixologist, North Florida
Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned
- 2 oz Bourbon
- ½ oz Housemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup*
- ½ Orange Wheel
- Maraschino Cherries
Method: Muddle orange, cherry and pumpkin spice. Add bourbon and
ice. Stir. Strain into an ice filled old fashioned glass.
Garnish: Candied orange slice and a cherry.
*Housemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup: 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, 1 Tbsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice - add pumpkin pie spice to sugar. Add hot water, stir until dissolved. Let cool.
Jeff Rogers, Mixologist, Minnesota
Blood Orange Margarita
- 2 oz Blanco Tequila
- 3/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice
- 1/2 oz Orange Liqueur
- 1/2 oz Blood Orange Liqueur - May use blood orange puree or juice instead. Must play with recipe if you use either of these as the sugar content can be high.
- *1/4 oz agave nectar - if using liqueur you may add if looking for more sweetness
Garnish: thin lime wheel
Procedure: Shake hard all ingredients and strain.
David Nepove, Director of Mixology, California
Dead Man Walking
- 1 1/2 oz Bourbon
- 1 oz Cloudy Apple Juice
- 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
- 1/2 oz Apple Spiced Syrup
- 1-2 oz Ginger Beer
Method: Shake and strain over fresh ice in a tall glass, add ginger
Garnish: Lemon and nutmeg garnish
About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
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