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Halloween and Day of the Dead Cocktails

Halloween is a day of costumes and collecting candy for kids. Adults may prefer their sweets in cocktail form, and there’s nothing wrong with that. This year I’ll be in Los Cabos, Mexico, for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a festive holiday that takes place just after Halloween. It seems only fitting that I include some tequila-based libations to cover the Spanish celebrations. Kahlua Pumpkin Martini 1 ½ parts Kahlua Pumpkin Spice* 1 ½ parts ABSOLUT Vodka Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. *Just tasted this recently and it’s delicious. Try some in your coffee! Hocus Pocus Punch 1.5 oz Belvedere Vodka 1.5 oz Pomegranate Juice 1.5 oz Orange Juice Dash Tabasco Pour orange juice into a highball glass. Shake rest of ingredients and layer over the top of the orange juice. Garnish with a small orange disguised as a hallo-lantern. Spooky Swizzle 2 oz Belvedere Bloody