Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Candy Inspired Cocktails for Halloween

If you're too old for trick-or-treating, here's another option to satisfy that sweet tooth this weekend! Get your Halloween on with these candy inspired cocktails. From tootsie rolls to snickers, you can't go wrong with these adult treats. Cheers to enjoying the spookiest day of the year with a cocktail!

Snickertini by Van Gogh Vodka


Chocolate sauce
Caramel sauce
1.5 oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka
.5 oz Baileys Irish Cream
.5 oz Chocolate liqueur
.5 oz Amaretto
1 tsp Cream

Drizzle thin lines of caramel and chocolate sauce on the inside of a rocks glass and chill in the refrigerator. Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and pour (unstrained) into the prepared glass.

Candy Corn-Infused Vodka by Amanda Marsteller


1 (750 mL) bottle inexpensive vodka
1 cup candy corn

Pour full contents of vodka bottle and candy corn into an airtight container. Shake and let sit for 3-4 hours to infuse. Strain, rebottle and chill before using.

Candy Corn Cocktail
2 oz Candy corn-infused vodka
.75 oz Orange liqueur
.5 oz Lime juice
Garnish: Crushed candy corn
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until chilled and strain into a martini glass rimmed with crushed candy corn.
Tootsie Roll by Aisha Sharpe

Tootsie Roll - Rye Whiskey Cocktail

2 oz Bulleit Rye Whiskey
1 oz Lustau Pedro Ximenez Sherry
6 dashes Scrappy's Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:1 Luxardo Maraschino Cherry

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir until ice-cold and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a Luxardo Maraschino Cherry.

Peanut Butter Cup Martini by Van Gogh Vodka

Peanut Butter Cup Martini
1.5 oz Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka  
1 oz Castries Crème Peanut Rum
.75 oz Chocolate liqueur
.5 oz Cream
Garnish:1 Peanut butter cup and chocolate syrup

Drizzle chocolate syrup along the inside of a chilled Martini glass and place the glass in the refrigerator. Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a peanut butter cup.
We hope you devour the details of these candy inspired cocktails and have a satisfying adult Halloween!

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