Sunday, October 25, 2009

Halloween Sippers to Drink in the Season





Monday Morning Blog


Halloween will soon be here and there's no reason to leave the grown-ups out of the festivities.

A few adult beverages will warm a chilling evening.

Perfect for parties. Enchanting for two.


Black Cat Cocktails
An adult ice cream float.

Orange sherbet
A jigger of vodka
Root beer
Whipped cream
Chocolate sprinkles

For each serving, put 2 scoops of sherbet into a tall glass. Add vodka. Fill glass with root beer. Top with whipped cream and sprinkles.

Black Cat Coolers (non alcoholic): Prepare Black Cat Cocktails omitting vodka.



Brew
Beguiling and bewitching.

Makes 1 serving

1/2 cup apple cider (fresh or hard)
1/3 cup Guinness Extra Stout (other beers or ales not recommended)

Fill a tall, frosted glass with cider and stout. Stir. Served very cold.


Hot Orange Cider Toddy
Makes 1 serving

1/4 cup orange juice
1/2 cup apple cider (bottled, fresh or hard)
Cinnamon stick
A jigger of apple schnapps, Southern Comfort or bourbon.

Put juice and cider into a heat proof mug and microwave till steaming. After heating, add a jigger of spirits and a cinnamon stick.

Hot Orange Cider (non alcoholic): Prepare Hot Orange Cider Toddy omitting spirits.

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