#DOTW: Dark and Stormy

I couldn’t have picked a better drink today, because it’s definitely dark and stormy outside. Time to grab a blanket and curl up to watch a scary movie. Get your emotions ready for Halloween! Here another cocktail that would make a great addition to any adult’s Halloween party. The rim is made of sugar, colored by food coloring. So essentially you can get any rim you like, even black, if you can get your hands on it. For more of a dramatic effect, use small amount of dry ice, and get a smoky sensation!


What you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Hendrick’s Gin
  • 2 oz Pomegranate juice
  • 1 oz simle syrup

As you can tell from the short list of ingredients, this is a super simple cocktail. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds or more. The Halloween effect here is all in the garnishments. Ghoul it up!

Author: Gotham Foodie

Hello there, fellow foodies! My name is Erica, I was born and raised in Germany, and moved to the US, New York City to be exact, in July of 1987. I have worked most of my time here in the Big Apple as a bartender, but my true love is food. I cook just about every day, I search for good food everywhere, and pretty much always find it. I don't consider myself a food critic, I don't have the culinary background for that kind of expertise. I do however know good food, good chefs and good restaurants. I report back about my culinary adventures, and I choose to leave out my unsatisfactory experiences. We have enough negativity in our daily lives, I don't want to add to that. All the recipes in my FROM MY KITCHEN and DOTW blogs are cooked and prepared by me. All pictures are taken by me. I don't always eat everything you see in my pictures, but you bet your buns, I do try everything. Last but not least, you should know that I am a huge Top Chef fan. I have never missed an episode of the Bravo TV show. I have at this point visited almost 20 restaurants run by Top Chef contestants, and I'm continuously impressed by their skill, drive and passion. So I will continue to seek them out, and I hope you join me in my journey!

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