Monday, October 25, 2010

Hallowe'en Countdown Day 25

Bloody Black Currant Punch

1 and 1/4 c brandy
1/4 c sugar
4 c black current juice
1 and 1/2 c iced cold seltzer

Mix brandy, sugar and juice together and put in fridge for up to one hour.  Add seltzer just before serving.   Should get around 6 cups

Vanilla Storm cocktail

1/2 c sugar
1 shot gingered brew
1 and 1/2 shot apple cider
2 shots dark rum
1 vanilla bean

cut the bean on a slant scrapping part of the insides out and mix with sugar, HANG ON TO POD,
Dip the rim of glass in water then in sugar mix
mix remaining ingredients and pour over ice
Add pod as garnish/stir stick