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Blue cocktail with a black and white straw and a purple toy spider sitting on top

Spooky Gin and Tonic

My gin and tonic cocktail has its own Halloween costume this year. This cocktail is balanced with a touch of sweetness and citrus notes.
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Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Author: Laura Franco

Ingredients 

  • 1 shot Empress Gin
  • 1/2 shot Blue Curacao
  • 1/2 shot Cointreau
  • 1-2 shots Tonic water
  • 2 tbsp purple colored decorating sugar
  • 1 slice lime (juice)

Instructions

  • Sprinkle some purple decorating sugar on a pate.
  • Using your finger or a paper towel, dampen the rim of a cocktail glass with water and dip the rim into purple colored sugar.
  • Fill the glass with ice.
  • Add the Empress Gin.
  • Add Blue Curacao.
  • Add the tonic water and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.

Notes

  • If you are having friends and family over for a Halloween party, you can make this cocktail in a large pitcher and serve it in fun Halloween-themed glasses.
  • Have fun with decorating and garnishing cocktails. For this drink, I bought plastic spiders and threaded them on straws. The larger spider is also a plastic decoration.
  • You can make a large pitcher of these cocktails, simply add all of the ingredients except the ice and tonic water.
  • Enjoy and always drink responsibly.