Plus, Halloween is one of the best excuses in the book to have some fun with themed drinks! Fancy trying something a little different to welcome in the new season? Here are the six cocktails you need to try this Autumn!
We’re starting off with a spooky special from Dirty Martini! Word is you can expect a big old Halloween party on 29th October too, if you’re looking for an excuse to dig out a costume!
Captain Morgan Spiced Rum – Malibu – Citrus – Coconut Water – Banana – Egg White – Activated Charcoal
(Available from 24–31 Oct)
Another Halloween wonder up next, Hocus Pocus fans will enjoy this one. Made to resemble Winifred Sanderson’s glorious outfit and with flavours all mentioned in the Hocus Pocus films. A spooky twist on a margarita.
Blackberry Liqueur – Omelco Tequila Resposado – Apple Juice – Agave Syrup – Pineapple Juice – Lime Juice
Presented with a cinnamon and sugar rim.
(Available from 24 Oct–7 Nov)
Taking a break from the spooky specials, next up we have a cocktail for anyone seeking out those much-loved traditional autumnal spice flavours! Before you ask – Ube is a sweet potato that is native to Japan!
UBE SPICED COLLINS
Haku Vodka – Ube – Spice Cordial – Soda
(Available all season)
Back to Halloween now! Flight Club describe this spook-tacular special as ‘delightfully devilish with a hazelnut twist’, great to sip and great for the gram…
Dead Man’s Fingers Hazelnut Rum – Two Swallows Cherry Rum – Apple Juice – Lime Juice – Vanilla Syrup
(Available from 27–31 Oct)
Our next cocktail pick pays homage to the Day of the Dead. In South America (and around the world) people light a candle for their ancestors on 2nd November. Bodega are setting a cocktail on fire instead!
CAFE CON FUEGO
Kraken Dark Spiced Rum, – Licor 43 – Espresso
Served with a splash of flaming Wray n Nephew!
(Available from 17–31 Oct)
Last but by no means least, if you are a fan of a pumpkin spiced latte, you’re going to love this alcoholic twist from The Pineapple Club.
The Pineapple Club
1840 Brandy – Coffee Liqueur – Pumpkin Spice – NoNog (a vegan egg nog they make themselves using Bird’s Custard)
(Available for Oct)