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5 chic Halloween cocktails that tap into your dark side... in a playful way, of course
Halloween is finally here, and nothing makes fake blood, gore and scary stories easier to take than a cocktail or two.
These sophisticated Halloween drinks from mixologist Masa Urushido of Saxon + Parole will make your night a whole lot of fun, whether you're at a party, handing out candy or waiting to egg obnoxious teenagers hanging out in the cemetery.
1. Up in Flames recipe (inspired by pyrophobia — the fear of fire)
Created by Masa Urushido of Saxon + Parole
2 parts Maker's 46
3/4 part lemon juice
3/4 part grilled peach sherbet*
2 – 3 mint leaves, for garnish
Shake all the ingredients with ice, and strain into a rocks glass.
Garnish with mint leaves, and top off the drink by flaming ground cinnamon.
Grill 2 – 3 peaches (or any seasonal fruit) until nicely charred.
Mix the peaches in a blender with equal parts white sugar, and strain.