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4:20 AM 30th October 2021

Spooky Cocktails And Punch To Enjoy At Home This Autumn/Winter

Photo by Daniel Haaf on Unsplash
Photo by Daniel Haaf on Unsplash
With Halloween this weekend here are some festive cocktails from the makers of Slingsby Gin for you to try at home - perfect for spooktacular dinner parties that might be taking place this year.

Blackberry Rain

The below measurements are per person:

45ml Slingsby Blackberry Gin
15ml Blue Curacao
20ml Cranberry Juice
10ml Lime Juice
Soda/Lemonade top (depending on sweetness preference)

To make individually:
Shake the first 4 ingredients with ice and strain into a highball glass over ice.
Then top with lemonade or soda depending on your taste preference.
Garnish with a lemon wedge.

To make a punch:
Multiple the ingredients by the number of people and build in a punch bowl or jug with ice.
Mix thoroughly before serving.
Garnish with lemon wheels and a drizzle of grenadine for added Halloween theatre.

Gooseberry Halloween Punch

1 Part Gooseberry Gin
1 Part Cloudy Apple Juice
½ Part Lime Juice
¼ Elderflower Cordial

Garnish with mint leaves, sliced cucumber and white grapes.

Smashing Pumpkin

25ml Slingsby Marmalade Gin
25ml spiced rum
1 barspoon of Slingsby Marmalade Preserve
15ml pumpkin spice syrup
15ml lemon juice

Shake and double strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with flamed cinnamon.


1 barspoon of Slingsby Marmalade Preserve
15ml pink grapefruit juice
25ml Slingsby Marmalade Gin
Prosecco top
5ml blackcurrant liqueur

In a flute glass, layer the top 4 ingredients in order aside from blackcurrant liqueur.
Garnish with orange zest and a blackcurrant liqueur drizzle.

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