Happy Halloween: Vampire Gimlet Recipe

Oct 31st
Happy Halloween: Vampire Gimlet Recipe

Happy Halloween everyone! I just stumbled upon this great vintage Smirnoff Vodka ad with a Halloween ready cocktail recipe on Flickr, looks to be from the Dark & Shadowy 1970s. It’s the tagline that gets me “Hurry sundown…

The Vampire Gimlet
Perfect for those spooky evenings.

Ingredients:
Makes two (spooky) drinks!

  • Six ounces 100 proof Smirnoff (!)
  • One ounce Lime Juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Garnish: Black Olive

Directions:
Shake or mix in blender with ice. Serve with a black olive, up or on the rocks.

What’s in your glass this Halloween?

About the Author,

Jeska used to steal the whiskey soaked cherries from her grandparents drinks when she was younger... now she demands at least 3 cherries for all whiskey drinks. Coincidence? Learn more at jeska.org.