Hosting some ghouls and goblins this Halloween or just some happy Halloween imbibers? Looking for frighteningly delicious cocktails to serve your guests? Complete your Halloween get-together with treats from Reyka Vodka, Drambuie, Monkey Shoulder, & Hudson Whiskey.

Hudson Whiskey’s The Ramble


2 parts Hudson Maple Cask Rye

½ part Cynar

½  part dry vermouth

1 bar spoon Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur

2 dashes aromatic bitters


Stir ingredients over ice to chill, then strain into rocks glass over one large cube. Flame a sprig of rosemary for aroma and garnish.

Hudson Whiskey, the first legal pot-stilled whiskey distilled in New York state since prohibition, sources 90% of its grains from within 60 miles of the distillery.


Drambuie’s Underdog


¾ part Drambuie

¾ part Dry vermouth

½ part Amaro

¼ part Hendrick’s Gin


Build and stir in a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Drambuie is made from a delightful combination of scotch whisky, heather honey, herbs and spices.


Jerry The Icelandic Sailor


1 part Reyka Vodka

1 part Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

½ part Lemon Juice

½ part Peach Juice or Nectar Angostura Bitters


Combine all ingredients into cocktail shaker except bitters. Shake, double strain, and serve over crushed ice. Garnish with fresh grated nutmeg.



Post by Arthur Walsh