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Saturday, 24 October 2015

Terrifyingly Tasty Cocktails from Caorunn Gin

With Halloween fast approaching the team at Caorunn have devised a selection of wickedly delicious Halloween inspired cocktails.
So whether you're a novice home-bartender or a seasoned pro they hope you'll agree that these ghoulishly good gin cocktails will add a splash of style to any Halloween party.

Halloween Juice Cocktail

Ingredients:
  • 50ml Caorunn Gin
  • 50ml Pumpkin Juice
  • 75ml Apple Juice
Method:
  1. Shake all ingredients over ice and serve.
Garnish: Apple slice (for Halloween heat in a pan).
Glass: Tumbler
Wild Forest Blackberry
Ingredients:
  • 50ml Caorunn Gin
  • 35ml Pressed Apple
  • 5ml Creme De Cassis
  • 15ml Lemon
  • 15ml Anise Infused Sugar Syrup
  • 4 Blackberries
  • To create the anise infused sugar syrup - bring 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, 2 pcs star anise to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Let cool completely. Pour through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids.
Method:
  1. Shake and strain with cubed Ice, then add crushed to the top.
Garnish: Lemon twist, blackberries and star anise.
Glass: Old fashioned.
Pumpkin Pie Martini
Ingredients:
  • 50ml Caorunn GIn
  • 25ml Pumpkin and Cinnamon Vanilla Syrup
  • 20ml Lemon Juice
Method:
  1. Pumpkin Syrup: Marinade cubed pumpkin in a container with Agave or sugar syrup, vanilla pods and a cinnamon stick. Muddle together to extract the water from the pumpkin, sieve and bottle.
  2. Add all ingredients to a Boston glass, shake and double strain.
Garnish: Vanilla pod.
Glass: Martini.
Vampire's Negroni Twist
Ingredients:
  • 25ml Caorunn Gin
  • 25ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 25ml Aperol
Method:
  1. Stir over ice.
Garnish: Orange twist.
Glass: Rocks.


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