The Drinking Dead

Darkness falls across the land
The midnight hour is close at hand
Creatures crawl in search of blood
To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood
And whosoever shall be found
Without the soul for getting down
Must stand and face the hounds of hell
And rot inside a corpse’s shell
The foulest stench is in the air
The funk of forty thousand years
And grizzly ghouls from every tomb
Are closing in to seal your doom
And though you fight to stay alive
Your body starts to shiver
For no mere mortal can resist
The evil of the thriller!
Vincent Price aside, its time to make Halloween drinks and ghoulish cocktails. But I can’t help but be reminded of already existing terrifying drinks. Tonight we are gonna explore a notable few. Classic with a darker sense of humor and tone, but taste amazing never the less. Some you may be familiar with and others might be brand new. Let’s check them out.
Death in the Afternoon
5 oz. Sparkling Dry White wine
1 oz. Absinthe
Corpse Reviver No. 1
2 oz. Brandy
1 oz. Applejack
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
Death in the Gulf Stream
2 oz. Genever
3/4 oz. Lime Juice (approximately the juice of one lime)
1 tsp. Rich Simple Syrup (2:1)
4 Dashes Angostura
Corpse Reviver No. 2
3/4 oz. Gin
3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
3/4 oz. Dry Orange Curacao
3/4 oz. Cocchi Americano
1 Dash Absinthe
Blood and Sand
1 1/2 oz. Scotch
3/4 oz. Fresh Orange Juice
3/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth
3/4 oz. Cherry Heering
Corpse Reviver No. 3
1 oz. Campari
1 oz. Dry Orange Curacao
1 oz. Brandy
1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
3/4 oz. Brandy
3/4 oz. Dry Orange Curacao
3/4 oz. Dubbonet Rogue
3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
Dark n’ Stormy
2 oz. Gosling’s Black Seal
5 oz. Ginger Beer
1/4 oz. Lime Juice
Last Word
3/4 oz. Gin
3/4 oz. Luxardo Maraschino
3/4 oz. Lime Juice
3/4 oz. Green Chartreuse
Obituary Cocktail
2 oz. Gin
1/4 oz. Dry Vermouth
1/4 oz. Absinthe
1 oz. Lemon Juice
1 oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. Pineapple
1 tsp. Demerara Syrup
1 oz. Passionfruit Syrup
1 oz. Gold Aged Rum
1 oz. White Rum
1 oz. Overproofed Demerara Rum
1 dash Bitters
Widow’s Kiss
2 oz. Calvados
1 oz. Benedictine
1 Dash Angostura
1 oz. Yellow Chartreuse

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