Thursday, October 15, 2009

Halloween Punch and Cocktail Recipes

Award-winning mixologist Victoria D’Amato-Moran has created a series of specialty Halloween drink recipes to toast the night fright. With ghoulishly green coloring, these haunting treats are as festive as they are delicious.

Midori Halloween Harvest

1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
1 part Dark Rum
1 part Light Rum
2 part White Cranberry Juice
1 part Unfiltered Apple Juice
1 part Simple Syrup
Juice of one lemon
*For a Punch Bowl (32 ounces) use this recipe X’s 8. Add the liquid ingredients and mix well. Top with apple slices, blueberries, and melon balls.

Midori Green Ghoul

1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
½ part Strega Liqueur or Yellow Chartreuss
½ part Canton Ginger Liqueur
Ginger Beer or Ginger Ale
Add first 3 ingredients into a shaker glass, add ice, shake, strain over ice in a
collins glass. Line the inside of the glass with strands of black licorice. Pour in contents of shaker and fill with ginger beer or ginger ale.

Midori Spider’s Kiss

1 part Midori® Melon Liqueur
1 part SKYY® Vodka
Fresh lemon juice
Garnish With An Orange Slice

Draw a chocolate web into a martini glass. Place in freezer and chill for a ghostly effect. Shake all ingredients and strain into glass. For a blood effect, drizzle grenadine down the side of the glass. Garnish with a chocolate dipped orange slice.

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