Halloween Cocktail…Vampire Mist

I don’t care what anyone says…this drink is crazysauce.  Nay…awesomesauce.

I’ve been wanting to do a drink with dry ice for a long time now, so when Dixie Crystals asked me for a spooky cocktail, I knew it was time.

Vampire Mist.

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Sweet. Sassy.  Perfect drink for a Halloween party, or really, any party.  I mean – LOOK AT IT.  It’s foggy.  It’s steamy.  Everyone will look sexier holding it.  And that, my friends, is what Halloween is about.  Sexy.

Think about it.  Walmart says so.  Everyone says so.  Sexy nurse. Sexy zombie, sexy cop, sexy robot.  Is there a female costume on sale that doesn’t ooze sexy?  So, we all need this drink.

For reference, you can buy food grade dry ice in most grocery stores.  just ask for it if you don’t see it.  Runs about $5, and you’ll have plenty to use for a huge batch of drinks.  Just be careful – DO NOT TOUCH IT.  It’ll burn your skin clean off.  And don’t drink it until it’s melted off and made your drink freezing cold.  Just be safe.  Use your brain, Sexy Vampire.

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Vampire Mist Cocktail

Yield: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces Vanilla Vodka
  • 8 ounces ginger beer
  • 6 ounces cranberry juice
  • 4 ounces pomegranate juice
  • Dixie Crystals Sugar (colored, if desired), to rim glass
  • Food Grade Dry Ice

Instructions

Mix all ingredients (except for dry ice) in a pitcher. Pour into individual ice-filled glasses that have been rimmed in sugar. Place a piece of dry ice into each glass. Drink will bubble and mist for several minutes. Do not drink until all dry ice has melted.

COLORED SUGAR

Yes, you can certainly make your own colored sugar.  It’s easy! Click here for instructions.  Go nuts!

Disclaimer:  I have been working with Dixie Crystals for several years now developing recipes or their site. This is one of them.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.