Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Halloween Cocktails for a Girls’ Night In

If you’re throwing a pumpkin carving party with your girls, fall snacks and of course Halloween-themed strong cocktails will be needed!  The feminine and sassy Hpnotiq features their newest addition, Harmonie, a refreshing blend of Premium French Vodka, Infused Natural Fruits, Flowers and a Touch of Cognac, for the perfect mixer in an array of Halloween cocktail recipes.

Check out these three deliciously spooky recipes for your Halloween party!

The Black Widow
2 oz. Hpnotiq Harmonie Liqueur
1.5 oz.  Black Cherry Vodka
Splash Cranberry Juice

Garnish with a glitter Spider ring.  Add black licorice laces lining side of glass to create a spider web effect or use chocolate sauce to create a web in the glass, put glass in cooler to set, pour drink.
The Mad Eye
1 1/2 oz. Hpnotiq liqueur (or Harmonie)
1 oz. super premium vodka
2 oz. lychee juice
Traditional Garnish, lychee eyeball:
1 canned grade AA lychee in syrup, drained
1/4 tsp. cherry, strawberry or raspberry preserves (can use Blueberry for blue eye look)
1 blueberry

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake well.
Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Lychee Eyeball Garnish:
Dry lychee and fill with blueberry or raspberry preserves
Place blueberry, blossom end facing out, into the cavity.
Skewer with cocktail pick (search for Halloween theme picks or picks that look like a miniature ice pick for the full affect).

Vampire's Kiss
6 fresh (or Maraschino) cherries, pitted
1/2 lime, cut into 3 wedges
2 oz. ounces Hpnotiq Harmonie
1oz ounces gin
1 cup crushed ice
Garnish with vampire teeth and/or Misty stix

Put the cherries, lime, and sugar into a large rocks glass.  Muddle the fruit and sugar by pressing them with a pestle or a wooden spoon until juicy and fragrant.  Add the gin, Harmonie and crushed ice.  Cover with a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously, or stir, until combined and chilled, about 30 seconds.  Serve.

What are your favorite Halloween cocktails? xo

1 comment:

  1. The Black Widow is totes a college drink of mine!! haha holler :)


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