Drink of the Day: The Liquefied Ghost

October 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To keep with the seasonal drinks, here is another cocktail brought to us by Crissa Vallen, a colleague of mine at Twiisted.  She has come up with six Halloween-themed treats and I am going to share each one of them with you as we venture through the week.

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This cocktail is our best seller to date.  A creamy and surprisingly refreshing drink that seems to be the fan favorite as we venture through the month of October at our bar.  I will let you be the judge.  How can you go wrong with a vanilla vodka/rumchata combination anyway?  Adding a little chocolate powder to enhance it’s attractiveness wasn’t a bad decision by any means.

Enjoy your Tuesday, and enhance it, with this Halloween treat!  Scary good!!!

 

Liquefied Ghostliquefied ghost

2 oz. Vanilla Vodka

1 oz. Simple Syrup

1/2 oz. Rumchata

1 oz. Light Cream

Splash of Soda Water

Sprinkle of powdered cocoa for garnish

 

Method:  Combine all ingredients, (yes, even the soda water), into a mixing glass with ice.  Cap with a tin and shake well.  Strain into a nicely chilled cocktail glass.  Add a sprinkle of cocoa powder to the top of the drink for garnish.

 

This Day in History:

1947 – The US House of Un-American Activities Committee opened meetings about infiltration of Communists in the Hollywood film industry.

1968 – Jacqueline Kennedy married Aristotle Onassis.

1973 – Queen Elizabeth II opened the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

 

Notable Birthday:

Baseball Hall of Famer, Mickey Mantle was born on this date in 1931.

Notable Quote:

“Whether it’s the best of time or the worst of times, it’s the only time we got.”  –  Art Buchwald, who was born on this date in 1925.

 

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