Sharon Reid

 

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

Ingredients:

15ml or 30ml Vodka

10ml Cherry Liqueur

Lemon Juice

15ml Banana Liqueur

Method:

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.

Trinidad Sour

Ingredients:

15ml Whiskey

20ml Almond Syrup

25 ml of Angostura Bitter

10ml Lemon Juice

Method:

Dry Shake Glass

Coupette Garnish:

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.

 

Enjoy!

 

Always drink responsibly.

*Crocker’s Folly Halloween Collection is available until 31st October and priced at £9.50 each.