The Cocktail Lovers Magazine Issue 47



Cocktails for Halloween

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


No trick or treating for you this year? No worries, get into the Halloween spirit with one of these easy to make cocktails, each guaranteed to keep the spooks at bay.

Don’t bite, Snow White

50ml Smokehead High Voltage Single Malt Whisky
25ml apple liqueur
25ml cranberry juice 
2tbsp honey 
Top up with cider 

Combine all ingredients and muddle, serve with plenty of ice and fresh green apple to garnish. 

Bushmills Irish Orchard

Irish Orchard

50ml Bushmills 10 Year Old Single Malt Whiskey
75ml dry cider
30ml soda
25ml pressed apple juice

Build all the ingredients in a Highball glass, add cubed ice and garnish with an apple fan.

The Tiki

The Tiki 

45ml Don Papa 10 
22ml Velvet Falernum 
30ml pineapple juice 
15ml lime juice 
15ml Blue Curacao

Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Strain into a highball glass, filled with crushed ice. Garnish with lemon, (or dehydrated lemon if you want to be a little more spooky…)

Pumpkin Spiced Spritz

35ml Caorunn Gin
40ml Spiced Pumpkin Shrub*
50ml soda water
5 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
Garnish: Discarded Pumpkin Ash

Build over ice in a Highball glass.

*For the shrub:
500g caster sugar
500g pumpkin
500g Apple Cider vinegar
Spices: cinnamon, ginger, cloves, vanilla

Mix caster sugar, spices and pumpkin and leave it to rest in the fridge for 48hrs. Add the vinegar and blend the ingredients. Fine strain into a bottle and refrigerate until needed.

The Cocktail Lovers

The Cocktail Lovers

The Cocktail Lovers are Mr G and Ms S, a man and a woman who share a passion for cocktails. (We also happen to be married, so we’re cocktail lovers in more ways than one…)


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