Judging by the mind-numbing number of holiday-inspired cocktail recipes we've received, seems booze companies have really gotten into the Halloween spirit this year. We've combed through them all and plucked what we think are the two most distinctive, potentially crowd-pleasing drinks: Pumpkin Pie-tini from Three-Olives vodka, and a Candy Corn Cocktail from SKYY Infusions Vodka. Just remember: Drink remorsefully!
Candy Corn Cocktail
2 oz. SKYY Infusions Pineapple
1 ½ oz. orange sherbert, softened
1 oz. pineapple juice
1 oz. milk
1 oz. simple syrup
Combine SKYY Infusions Pineapple and pineapple juice in cocktail shaker with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a clear Collins glass. Combine softened orange sherbet and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Strain, and pour over bar spoon to layer in the rocks glass. Then, combine simple syrup and milk in cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Layer milk mixture on top of sorbet mixture.
Keep going for the Pumpkin Pie-tini...
1 oz. milk
2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
1 ½ oz. Three-O Vanilla vodka
1 ½ oz. Crème de Cacao
Using a small amount of honey, rim martini glass with graham cracker crumbs. Shake milk and pumpkin puree over ice to combine. Pour in remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain into the martini glass.