Halloween Cocktails With Hendrick’s Gin And Quaglino’s

Green Monster

This October Quaglino’s will introduce a spooky selection of bespoke Halloween Cocktails available from 26th – 31st October. With an invigorating selection that could wake the dead, celebrate Halloween and start your weekend with a flaming Zombie, a bitter sweet Green Monster or a Bloody Alexander (full cocktail descriptions below).

For those needing a pick me up after the festivities why not revive yourself this Halloween with a curiously unusual tipple from Hendrick’s Gin. A celebration steeped in history Halloween is a time to revel in the mysterious and marvel at the morbid. Yet after a hard night of sinister endeavours a recovery cocktail is in order and the Hendrick’s Corpse Reviver will provide the perfect refreshment to restore you to your former self.

A deliciously invigorating mix of Hendrick’s Gin with sweet Lillet and a tang of fresh lemon the Hendrick’s Corpse Reviver is the perfect Halloween tipple to enliven the soul and revive the tastebuds.

Zombie
Zombie

Quaglino’s Halloween Cocktail Menu

Zombie £12.50

Mount Gay Black Barrel rum, Overproof rum, pineapple juice, lime juice, fresh pineapple, passion fruit syrup, brown sugar cube. Garnished with half a passion fruit and a flaming sugar cube. Served long, over crushed ice.

Green Monster £12.50

El Jimador Blanco tequila, lemon juice, sugar syrup, egg white, orange bitters, green samphire. Garnished with green samphire. Served straight up.

Bloody Alexander £12.50

Hennessey fine de Cognac, Crème de Cacao Blanc, double cream, strawberry syrup. Garnished with grated nutmeg. Served straight up.

Corpse Reviver
Corpse Reviver

Hendrick’s Gin Cocktail Recipe

CORPSE REVIVER

INGREDIENTS:

20ml Hendrick’s Gin
20ml Cointreau
20ml Lillet
20ml Lemon Juice
Dash Absinthe

PREPARATION:

Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker and shake briskly over cubed ice. Double strain into cocktail glass.

MaliBOO Bring Toil And Trouble With These Halloween Inspired Cocktails

Add some summer spirit to your Halloween by mixing up some Mali-BOO cocktails for your parties.

Malibu have pulled together a Malibu Monster Mash of spooky serves including some twists on some classics and new cocktails that could raise the dead.

From Pina Ghoulada, to the signature #MaliBOO (made with the new Malibu and Mango cans) and everything in between including the Monster Layer shot – they’ve got something to raise a fright on your Halloween night.

The Malibu & Mango can is available in ASDA, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, RRP £1.99

Malibu

Halloween Cocktails From Toussaint Coffee Rum Liqueur

Halloween is here, and Paulina Michalak of Quintessential Brands has created two frighteningly good cocktails using Toussaint coffee rum liqueur!

Zombie Tai
Zombie Tai

Zombie Tao

Glass – 

Tiki Mug

Ingredients – 

40 ml Toussaint Coffee Rum Liqueur
40 ml Skipper Rum
20 ml Fresh lime juice
10 ml Maraschino liqueur
15 ml Orgeat syrup
5 ml Grenadine

Method – 

Shake with ice, strain over cubed ice and garnish with half of pressed lime, Angostura bitters soaked brown sugar cube and Wray & Nephew Overproof rum drizzle.

Ayizo
Ayizo

Ayizo

Glass – 

Rocks

Ingredients – 

20 ml Toussaint float
40 ml White rum
20 ml Cointreau
20 ml Fresh lime
15 ml Orgeat syrup
3 dashs Angostura aromatic bitters

Method – 

Shake and strain over cubed ice. Float 20 ml Toussaint on top. Garnish with a mint sprig, lime wedge and a cocktail cherry.

Be Wicked This Halloween With A Rigg’s Trigger Happy Cocktail

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If you’re looking for a tipple that appeals to your wicked side this Halloween, then treat yourself to the Trigger Happy cocktail from Rigg’s, the new blackberry and raspberry spirit from Eager Drinks.

The combination of apple and hedgerow fruits evokes the feeling of Autumn. Cider brandy adds depth and complexity to this refreshing drink, making it a very moreish cocktail.

Created by Rigg’s, the cocktail is the perfect pick me up for the chilly Autumn months.

Trigger Happy

30ml Rigg’s
20ml Somerset Cider Brandy
20ml lemon juice
50ml Eager apple juice
100ml vintage cider (available at all good supermarket)

Garnish: Red apple fan

Glass: 14oz Tankard

Method: Shake all ingredients but cider with ice and strain over cubed ice in a large tankard, top with cider and garnish with 3 apple slices.

Note: This drink also works really well with Cognac or Calvados

Rigg’s is made using a premium grain spirit, distilled to maximum purity and made from English wheat. This totally neutral spirit is then macerated with the juices from the finest quality blackberries and raspberries, to form Rigg’s unique blend.

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Day of the Dead with Olmeca

Check out the following for some ghoulish fun this halloween involving Olmeca tequila!

Let’s face it – Halloween’s for kids. So this autumn, get on board with the Mexican fever that’s sweeping the UK and celebrate Mexico’s big national holiday, Day of the Dead, with some Latin cocktails from award-winning Tequila, Olmeca Altos. Day of the Dead is one of the biggest dates in the Mexican calendar and is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. To celebrate, Olmeca Altos is linking up with popular Mexican street food chain, Wahaca to host a four-day festival of music, food, art and film at The Old Vic Tunnels in London from 31st October to the 3rd November. Olmeca Altos bartenders will be on hand every night serving delicious Day of the Deadinspired cocktails, so if you haven’t tried Tequila for a while, head down to the Old VicTunnels and sip on an Altos Paloma or give the Altos Mexican Mule a go. Tickets are available from the Old Vic website so snap them up now while you can! If you’re feeling adventurous and fancy being the first of your friends to throw a Day of the Dead party, here’s a selection of easy recipes from Olmeca Altos to help you create some delicious, authentic and colourful cocktails to ensure your Day of the Dead celebrations trump the kids’ Halloween party next door.

Tommy’s Margarita

Tommy’s Margarita

35ml Altos Blanco Tequila
25ml Freshly squeezed lime juice
10ml Agave syrup

Garnish – Lime wheel + jasmine flower

Paloma

35ml Altos Blanco Tequila
15ml Fresh lime juice
1 pinch of sea salt
Top up with grapefruit soda

Glass – Highball, on the rocks

Garnish – Lime wedge

Jasmine Margarita Punch (serve 2)

35ml Altos Blanco
25ml Freshly squeezed lime juice
10ml Agave syrup
150ml Freshly brewed Jasmine tea

Glass

Wine glass, on the rocks

Garnish

Lime wheel/ jasmine flower