WHISKY COCKTAILS FOR A ‘TREAT’ THIS HALLOWEEN
This Halloween, whether you’re watching a horror movie, or in need of a break from carving the pumpkin, why not enjoy the evening with a whisky based cocktail in hand? The unique flavours, mixed with some classic favourites, will be a terrific choice come Saturday 31st October.
Here is a selection of the perfect Halloween cocktail choices featuring Auchentoshan, Laphroaig and Bowmore.
A Glaswegian Tale of Halloween
Sweet, fruity and inspired by the spooky fogs that used to cover the streets in Edinburgh, this is an eerie cocktail choice for Halloween.
- 37.5ml Auchentoshan Three Wood
- 12.5ml banana liqueur
- 25ml ginger wine
- 2 dashes walnut bitters
- Garnish with ginger slice (optional)
Stir down, strain into rocks glass. Serve with block ice.
Auchentoshan Three Wood available for £43.75 at Master of Malt
Midnight on Halloween
A complex cocktail sure to lightening up the darkest Halloween night: Inspired by an equally complex city, this shaken sour is dominated by Mezcal smoke, pineapple and citrus; A true treat!
- 20ml Mezcal
- 25ml Auchentoshan Bartender’s Malt
- 20ml Monin Orgeat
- 25ml pineapple juice
- 20 drops malic acid solution†
- 4 dashes grapefruit bitters
Shake down and double strain. Garnish with bitters hearts.
Bartender’s Malt available for £28.63 at Master of Malt
Laphroaig’s Halloween Project
Smokey, yet sweet, it’s trick or treat with Laphroaig’s Halloween project. A delicious and unique cocktail to enjoy on 31st October.
- 1 oz Green Chartreuse
- 0.5 oz Laphroaig Quarter Cask
- 1 oz Lemon Juice
- 0.5 oz Maraschino
- 0.25 oz Yellow Chartreuse
- 2 Dashes Peach Bitters
- Lemon Twist Garnish
Shake with ice, then strain. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Laphroaig Quarter Cask available for £38.23 at Master of Malt
Bowmore’s Lemony Ticket Sour
A sweet and sophisticated sip – get ready to impress this Halloween with this cocktail featuring the Bowmore 12-Year-Old Whisky.
- 60ml Bowmore® 12-Year-Old
- 20ml fresh lemon juice
- 20ml sugar syrup
- 1dash of egg white
- 3 Skewered brandied cherries
Add ingredients and dry shake. Then, add ice and shake. Double strain into a Coupe. Garnish with a cherry skewer.
Bowmore 12-Year-Old available for £34.95 at The Whisky Exchange.