You have your Halloween outfit sorted – plenty of black velvet and lace for serving up witch/wizard realness, now you’re looking for a suitable venue to showcase your sartorial efforts. Look no further than Crocker’s Folly, St John’s Wood, this stunning Grade II listed building is a former gin palace and ranks as one of London’s most haunted buildings – a fitting venue for All Hallows’ Eve.
If the idea of ghost hunting proves too much, then try making these scrummy cocktails* by Head Mixologist and Bar Manager, Pasqaule Cioce, in the safety of your own home.
Jack the Ripper
15ml or 30ml Vodka
10ml Cherry Liqueur
15ml Banana Liqueur
Shake and strain Glass
Martini glass Garnish:
Add all of your liquid ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
Strain and serve with your chosen spooky garnish, our suggestion, a set of unnerving chocolate eyes.
20ml Almond Syrup
25 ml of Angostura Bitter
10ml Lemon Juice
Dry Shake Glass
Add all of your liquid ingredients in to a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for at least 15 seconds.
After the dry shake, add ice and shake again briefly.
Strain and serve with your chosen spooky garnish, our suggestion is fake blood dripping from the rim of the glass.
Always drink responsibly.
*Crocker’s Folly Halloween Collection is available until 31st October and priced at £9.50 each.