0

3 Creepy Cocktails: The Corpse Bride, The Hoodoo, and The Akasha

October 28, 2015

I’m so excited I could scream!!!! We are so close to Halloween? What are you guys dressing up as this year? Comment and let me know! Better yet tag me in your Halloween costumes instagrams! @NorthDixieKitchen. I want to see everyone’s trickery!!

So, if you read my last post about Black Velvet Cake you might have caught that I’m having a birthday party the weekend of Halloween. Y’all alcohol has been on my brain. I’m dealing with the age old questions of 20-somethings, “Is this a BYOB? Do I provide some kind of cute punch? Do I make my inner posse fancy drinks before the real party begins?” These questions are yet to be answered, but either way I will most definitely be drinking one of these cocktail creations.

You can’t have Halloween with some kind of tribute to one of the spookiest movie makers of our time, Tim Burton. This drink is a shout out to Burton’s 2005 movie.

_MG_1805

 CORPSE BRIDE

ice

3 tbsp gin

1 tbsp St. Germain

1 oz lemon juice

splash of Curacao

1 egg white, shaken

1. Shake ice, gin, st. germain, lemon juice and curacao. Pour in glass.

2. Shake egg whites separately (48 times). Pour on top.

If you haven’t seen this movie, it might just be the perfect thing to watch while passing out candy… while drinking this beautiful blue creation.

_MG_1759

If egg white isn’t your thing, don’t worry I totally get it. Maybe you need a bit of zing to get you through this Halloweekend! Well I’ve got a delicious play on the White Russian, that might just make your day. Added note: this tastes like chocolate milk.  All hail the pure bliss of chocolate perfection!

The Hoodoo

2 oz coffee liqueur

2 oz stout beer

whole milk

1 large round ice cream

1. Mix and enjoy!

If you follow me on the regular, you might know that I’m actually a bit allergic to coffee. I took the risk and drank a bit of this. Y’all I was possessed by this drink! Let me tell you it’s legit. You’ll thank me next time you’re drinking this magical brew.

And what would Halloween be without a nod to a classic, but always beautiful, spook, Akasha the Vampire. If you aren’t familiar with Anne Rice (where have you been?), Akasha is known as the “Queen of the Damned”. She is the first vampire created in the famous Anne Rice Vampire series. *Side note: Aaliyah played Akasha in the 2002 film, Queen of the Damned – that means this vamp has serious class!*

This cocktail is a spin a classic, The Cosmopolitan. Instead of the typical cranberry juice, we use Pomm juice to get that beautiful, blood red color.

_MG_1747                   AKASHA

ice

1 oz lime juice

1 1/2 oz citron vodka

1 oz pomegranate juice

1/2 oz cointreau

1 oz canola oil

red food dye

pomegranate seeds

1. Shake ice, lime juice, vodka, pomegranate juice, and cointreau. Pour.

2. For garnish mix canola oil and food dye and dip rim of glass along the red oil. Add a few pomegranate seeds.

Previous Post Next Post

You may also like

11 Comments

  • oakley sunglasses wholesale outlet

    Hello, I enjoy reading all of your article. I like to write a little comment to support you.

    November 1, 2015 at 8:06 am Reply
  • how to delete google plus accounts

    We stumbled over here from a different website and thought I may as well check things out.
    I like what I see so now i’m following you. Look forward to
    looking over your web page again.

    November 10, 2015 at 5:50 am Reply
    • Samantha Bolton

      So glad you enjoyed it! Thanks so much!

      November 11, 2015 at 2:12 am Reply
  • Russell Ayres

    Wonderful read! I’ve saved your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to

    November 10, 2015 at 7:14 pm Reply
    • Samantha Bolton

      Thank you! So glad you enjoyed it!

      November 11, 2015 at 2:12 am Reply
  • kendragon666.tumblr.com

    I just now discovered your blog post and now I’m among your followers.

    November 16, 2015 at 3:21 pm Reply
  • cheap ipad 2

    Outstanding article from expert. Thank you very much for posting this practical info for all of us.

    November 17, 2015 at 6:53 am Reply
  • penomet review

    Hello! Wonderful stuff, remember to keep me posted any time you post something
    just like this!

    November 18, 2015 at 8:13 am Reply
    • Samantha Bolton

      So glad you enjoyed! If you subscribe you can get more recipes from me straight to your inbox 🙂

      November 18, 2015 at 6:09 pm Reply
  • penus pumps

    Very helpful information. Lucky me I discovered your web site
    accidentally, I bookmarked it.

    November 18, 2015 at 1:31 pm Reply
    • Samantha Bolton

      So glad you enjoyed!!

      November 18, 2015 at 6:09 pm Reply

    Leave a Reply