It isn’t Halloween without something a little spooky, right? This cocktail is inspired by the ultimate hallmark of spooky season, the “poison apple,” and it’s sure to be a hit for any Halloween gathering. Be it a party with friends or a night in watching scary movies with popcorn, this bewitching That’s the Spirit cocktail features a whiskey base with a blend of apple cider and “bloody” pomegranate juice for sweetness. Serve it in a stemmed coupe glass for an elegant presentation. Cheers, if you dare!
Poison Apple Cocktail
Prep: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
2 oz whiskey
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz pure apple cider
1 oz pomegranate juice
2 to 3 dashes of bitters
Halloween gummies, to garnish (worms, eyeballs, spiders, etc.)
1. Fill a cocktail shaker or mixing glass with ice. Add the whiskey, lemon juice, apple cider, pomegranate juice & bitters.
2. Shake or stir until well combined.
3. Strain mixture into a coupe glass.
4. Garnish with gummies and enjoy!
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