Halloween is the ideal time to get crafty with cocktails. As Halloween night draws nearer and the air grows cooler, elevate your party with a shot that’s not only spirited in taste but also in appearance. Introducing the Eerie Eyeball Elixir – a deep purple tequila shot garnished with a gummy eyeball that’s sure to send shivers down your guests’ spines.
- 1 oz Tequila (silver or blanco)
- ½ oz Blue Curacao
- ½ oz Grenadine
- ½ oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
- Ice cubes
- Gummy eyeballs (for garnish)
- Chill the Shot Glasses: Place your shot glasses in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes prior to preparing the drink. A cold shot glass will ensure your elixir remains crisp and chilled.
- Mix the Magic: In a cocktail shaker, add the tequila, blue curacao, grenadine, and freshly squeezed lime juice. Fill the shaker with ice cubes.
- Shake It Up: Cap the shaker and give it a vigorous shake for about 15-20 seconds, ensuring all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
- Serve the Shot: Strain the mixture into your chilled shot glasses. The color should be a mesmerizing deep purple.
- Garnish with the Eerie Eyeball: Gently drop a gummy eyeball into each shot glass.
- Toast and Enjoy: Raise a toast to the spirits of Halloween and enjoy your Eerie Eyeball Elixir!
- Serving Tip: For added spookiness, serve these shots on a tray filled with dry ice to create a mysterious, foggy ambiance.
With the Eerie Eyeball Elixir, you have a drink that’s as hauntingly beautiful as it is delicious. The rich purple hue, combined with the gummy eyeball, ensures it’s a showstopper at any Halloween gathering. Just a word of caution: these shots might disappear faster than you think, so be prepared for encores! Cheers to a hauntingly memorable Halloween! 🎃🍸👁️🗨️
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