Wake The Dead Cocktail
It’s your Halloween party and the ghosts and ghouls have come to your dark abode for a drink and to admire each others’ spooky costumes. Here’s how to get the party started – with the Wake The Dead cocktail. It’s flavorful and carries the zesty bite of lemon juice and gin, balanced with simple syrup and Grand Marnier to add to its citrus y appeal.
- 4 ounces Gin
- 2 ounces Grand Marnier
- 1 Lemon
- 2 ounces simple syrup
- 2 ounces Sauvignon Blanc
- Splash absinthe
- 4 maraschino cherries
Measure the gin, Grand Marnier, absinthe, Sauvignon Blanc, and simple syrup into a large cocktail shaker.
Juice the lemon, and add the freshly squeezed juice to the mixture.
Add some ice, and shake for about 30 seconds.
Strain and pour into two coupe glasses.
Skewer two maraschino cherries on a cocktail stick – and don’t rinse them of their syrup. The red liquid will leave a spooky and bloody trail in the drink as it drips into the drink.