Our pal Prairie Rose, the spirits genius behind Bit By a Fox, created these three original cocktails just in time for Halloween. Not a fan of All Hallows’ Eve? These will quench your thirst all fall long. After the jump, learn how to create this spiced margarita and two other aperitifs.
Spiced Cider Margarita
2 ounces Cimarron Blanco tequila
2 ounces apple cider
1 bottle of Be Mixed Margarita
1/2-ounce ginger liqueur
Dash ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
Shake all ingredients over ice until well chilled. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with apple wedge and star anise.
The Owl’s Rock & Rye Brewski
3-4 ounces pale ale or lager beer
2 ounces Classic Owl’s Brew
1 1/2 ounces Hotchstadter’s Slow & Low Rock & Rye
3/4-ounce lemon juice
Stir well with long spoon or straw. Serve in an ice-filled pint glass.
The Hella Spookler
1 1/2 ounces Industry Standard vodka
2 ounces pomegranate juice
Sparkling wine or prosecco
Citrus Hella Bitters
Place a sugar cube at the bottom of a flute glass and soak it with 4-5 dashes of bitters. Pour in the pomegranate juice and vodka and top with sparkling wine. Drop in 5-6 pomegranate seeds for garnish.
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