The Best Cocktails for Autumn and Halloween
Pinkster Gin ’N’ Jam
A blood red cocktail oozing with jammy raspberry goodness.
10ml Lemon Juice
Large spoon of Gin Jam
Fill shaker with ice and add ingredients. Serve over crushed ice and garnish with second spoon of jam and raspberries.
Malfy con Arancia Sicilian Sour
A great Halloween cocktail with plenty of zing.
Mix 4 parts Malfy con Arancia with 1 part fresh lime juice. Add 1 dash of simple syrup, 1 dash of angostura bitters and 2 dashes of orange bitters. Serve over ice in a tumbler and garnish with a strip of (Sicilian) orange.
Jawbox Gin Aviation
Created by Greg Buda of The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog and Blacktail cocktail bars New York City.
A ghoulishly blue cocktail for a grown-up’s Halloween
50ml Jawbox Gin
20ml Lemon Juice
15ml Marchino Liqueur
7.5ml Creme de Violette
Fill a shaker with ice and add all ingredients. Shake and fine strain into a chilled coupette glass. Garnish with a marchino cherry
Black Cow vodka, tomato juice and sherry makes for a devilishly good twist on a bloody mary.
Double shot of Black Cow
Single shot Sweet Sherry
Top up with tomato juice
Good splash Lea Perrins
Good splash Tobasco
Dash Celery Salt
Served over ice
Glen Moray Lion Heart
With figs ripe and ready in early Autumn it’s great time to enjoy this fruit in a seasonal cocktail.
50ml Glen Moray Port Cask Finish
20ml primitive Italian wine
10ml Amarena cherry syrup
1 dash Prosecco
Fresh fig slices
Pour 50ml Glen Moray Cask Finish over a rocks glass filled with ice. Add 20ml primitive Italian wine, 10ml Amarena cherry syrup, and top with a dash of Prosecco before stirring. Garnish with thin slices of fresh fig.