Sophisticated Halloween Cocktails (Bottoms Up #71)

Sophisticated Halloween Cocktails (Bottoms Up #71)

Do you know why spirits (as in ghosts) and spirits (as in alcohol) share the same word in common? Interested in upping your Halloween cocktail game a bit this year? Ginny and Charlie are here with some history, some etymology and some cocktail evolution. Featuring one found cocktail and one original, we’re here to kick off your weekend with another short shot of alcohol.

Episode #71: Sophisticated Halloween Cocktails
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Sophisticated Halloween Cocktails


Land Of Illusion

1 1⁄2 oz Gin
3⁄4 oz Ginger liqueur
1⁄2 oz Simple syrup
1 Dropper of b’Lure butterfly pea flower extract
3⁄4 oz Fresh lemon juice

Add all of the ingredients except for the lemon juice
into a shaker with ice, and shake until chilled.
Strain into a Martini glass, and add the lemon juice
to change the color.

Credit For The Cocktail
Color Changing Martini /


Scarecrow’s Lament
1 1/2 oz OYO White Rye Whiskey
3/4 oz Luxardo Liqueur
3/4 oz Campari

Shake and strain into a cocktail glass

Credit For The Cocktail
A Ginny Tonic Original Cocktail

News Story From New Orleans
History of Halloween and Spirits (Alcohol and Ghosts) / WGNO


Video Version Of This Week’s Bottoms Up!


Special thanks to Ford Theatre Reunion,
the music of Bottoms Up!



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