Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Sin-sational Halloween Cocktails

As the founder of BARTENDER® Magazine and author of best-selling book, Bartending for Dummies™, Ray Foley is the go-to guy for elegant, yet budget-friendly and simple cocktail recipes that are perfect for Halloween and holiday entertaining. When money and time are of the essence, these cocktails are a must-have for your Halloween party:

2 1/2 oz. Sobieski Vanilia Vodka
Serve with an orange slice.

2 oz. Sobieski Vodka
1/2 oz. Marie Brizard Blackberry
Shake. Serve on the rocks or straight up in a sugar-rimmed glass.

2 oz. Sobieski Vanilia
1/2 oz. Marie Brizard White Cocoa Liqueur
3 oz. Club Soda
Shake Sobieski Vanilla and Marie Brizard White Cocoa Liqueur. Pour into tall glass. Top with club soda.

2 oz. Sobieski Cytron Vodka
2 oz. Cranberry Juice
Serve in a tall glass over ice. Garnish with lime.

Sobieski is the #1 premium vodka in Poland, the birthplace of vodka. Recently launched in the U.S., a high quality product at an affordable price point, Sobieski Cytron and Sobieski Vanilia flavored vodkas offer an incredible value proposition…unapologetically straightforward.

Sobieski Cytron
$10.99 (750ml)
Available in 1 Liter, 750ml and 50ml sizes, Sobieski Cytron is authentic Polish vodka made from the finest Dankowski Rye with natural citrus flavor. A crystal clear spirit, Sobieski Cytron reveals a zesty and crisp nose. The bold, succulent taste leads to a fresh and irresistibly smooth finish.

Sobieski Vanilia
$10.99 (750ml)
Available in 1 Liter, 750ml and 50ml sizes, Sobieski Vanilia is authentic Polish vodka made from the finest Dankowski Rye with natural vanilla flavor. This colorless vodka has mellow brown sugar and hazelnut tones on the nose with a rich, buttery texture. Sobieski Vanilia presents a sweet beginning and reveals a subtle caramel finish.

Ray Foley, a former Marine with over 30 years of bartending and restaurant experience, is the Founder and Editor of BARTENDER® Magazine. Ray is referred to as "The Legend" for all he has done for bartenders and bartending.

He is the founder of the "Bartender Hall of Fame™" which honors the best Bartenders throughout the United States not only for their abilities at bartending but for involvement and service in their communities as well.

Ray is also the founder of "The Bartenders' Foundation™" Incorporated. This non-profit foundation has been set up to raise scholarship money for bartenders and their families. Scholarships awarded to bartenders can be used to either further their education or can go toward the education of their children.

Ray is the founder of (over 1.5 million hits per month) and, and many other bar-related websites.

Ray has one of the largest collections of cocktail recipe books in the world, dating back to the 1800s and is one of the foremost collectors of cocktail shakers, having 368 shakers in his collection.

He is the author of the following Best Sellers:
"The Ultimate Cocktail Book"
"Advice from Anonymous"
"Spirits of Ireland"
"Jokes, Quotes and Bartoons"
"Beer is the Answer…What is the Question?"
"X-Rated Drink Book"
"Bartending for Dummies™"
"How to Run a Bar for Dummies™"
"Bartender® Magazine's Ultimate Bartender's Guide"

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