Halloween Cocktail Time

Enjoy grownup treats—cocktails from Casamigos Casa Candy and Dia De Los Muertos to a roundup of chilling and warming drinks
Casa Candy Cocktail

Casamigos Tequila

The Halloween candy supply “for the trick-or-treaters” includes many of our favorite sweets, of course, but something we’ve got over the kids is cocktails! If you’re looking to add a little pizazz to the spooky season, the mixologists with Casamigos Tequila have crafted some cocktails to help you get into the holiday spirit.

Nothing screams “Halloween” like a nice trick-or-treat, and the Casa Candy is a treat that looks as good as it tastes. The Dia De Los Muertos combines Casamigos Blanco Tequila and Mezcal with blood orange and lime juice to make a smoky celebration for Day of the Dead.

Casa Candy

Makes 1

2 ounces Casamigos Blanco Tequila
1 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 ounce fresh pineapple juice
½ ounce Blue Curacao by Kavlana
¼ ounce simple syrup
1 rock candy stick

Combine all ingredients in a tin shaker. Add ice, shake vigorously, and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with rock candy stick.

Dia De Los Muertos Cocktail

Casamigos Tequila

Dia De Los Muertos

Makes 1

¾ ounce Casamigos Mezcal
¾ ounce Casamigos Blanco Tequila
1 ounce blood orange juice
1 ounce fresh lime juice
½ ounce simple syrup
1 pinch cinnamon
Dehydrated blood orange wheel, 2 edible flowers, and sage leaf, for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a tin shaker. Add ice, shake vigorously, and strain into skull mug or rocks glass. Add fresh ice, top off with pebble ice, and garnish.

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Mary Subialka is the editor of Real Food and Drinks magazines, covering the flavorful world of food, wine, and spirits. She rarely meets a chicken she doesn’t like, and hopes that her son, who used to eat beets and Indian food as a preschooler, will one day again think of real food as more than something you need to eat before dessert and be inspired by his younger brother, who is now into trying new foods.