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Creepy Delicious Cocktails

halloween-72939_640Halloween is the one day of the year when werewolves, vampires and pirates set aside their monstrous differences to provide French maids, nurses and sexy witches with a safe environment in which to play and socialize. And although blood tends to be the preferred beverage whenever these diabolical forces congregate, it’s always advisable to keep a stocked bar along with an assortment of Halloween-related drink recipes available just in case.

These are the cocktail recipes that should keep your Halloween party going long after the initial monsters have mashed. They’re all on the strong side, and we’ve done away with gimmicky touches like fake blood around the rim. What matters here are the flavors, and they’re perfect for the cool fall weather.
Vampire’s Blood

1½ oz Spiced Rum
6 oz Cola
Dash of Grenadine

Instructions: Make your drink. Garnish with cherry and cut some slices into it. Pour some Grenadine down the side

Green Demon

½ oz vodka
½ oz spiced rum
½ oz melon liqueur

Instructions: Shake vodka, rum and liqueur, and pour over ice into a highball or martini glass.  Fill with lemonade and add the cherry on top.

Tequila Ghost

1 oz tequila
½ oz Sambuca
½ oz lemon juice
Club soda

Instructions: Combine tequila, sambuca and lemon juice in a shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a highball glass over ice. Top with a splash of club soda

Black Magic

1 oz vodka
½ oz coffee liqueur
Dash lemon juice
Lemon twist

Instructions: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir gently. Strain into a highball glass over ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.