Caorunn Blood Orange Gin for a Spooktacular Halloween
As the leaves fall and the nights grow longer, Halloween is upon us, and it's time to get into the spooky spirit with a twist of citrus and spice.
What better way to celebrate this ghoulish holiday than with a glass of Caorunn Blood Orange Gin, a newcomer in the world of flavoured gins? In this blog, we'll explore the intriguing Caorunn Blood Orange Gin and share a delightfully eerie cocktail recipe to make your Halloween party one to remember.
Discovering Caorunn Blood Orange Gin
Caorunn, a brand synonymous with crafting exceptional Scottish gins, has unveiled its latest creation: Caorunn Blood Orange Gin. It's the perfect embodiment of "summer in a glass" – or should we say, a "hauntingly delicious summer in a glass." This gin combines the invigorating dry, crisp notes of Caorunn with a burst of blood orange and a hint of chilli, creating a vibrant, refreshing, and citrusy experience. But that's not all. Caorunn Blood Orange Gin offers a symphony of flavours:
- Notes of delicious orange citrus: The journey begins with a burst of delightful orange citrus, immediately awakening your senses.
- Sharp blood orange bitterness: Just as you think you've figured it out, a sharp blood orange bitterness emerges, adding depth to the flavour profile.
- Sweet spicy gingerness: A touch of sweet spicy ginger follows, giving the gin a unique character.
- Zesty orange with honeyed notes: Zesty orange is paired with honeyed notes of orange blossom, adding a layer of complexity.
- A light fieriness: A light fieriness, a nod to the hint of chilli, creates a gentle burn that lingers on your tongue.
- Citrus orange spiciness: The experience concludes with a citrus orange spiciness that leaves a lasting impression.
It's pure Blood Orangey brilliance, a taste that's as enigmatic as the season itself.
A Spooky Cocktail: Haunted Blood Orange Fizz
To elevate your Halloween festivities, we've conjured up a bewitching cocktail that highlights the captivating flavours of Caorunn Blood Orange Gin.
- 50 ml Caorunn Blood Orange Gin
- 15 ml orange liqueur
- 30 ml fresh blood orange juice
- 15 ml fresh lime juice
- 2.5 ml honey
- 2 dashes of orange bitters
- Soda water
- Blood orange slice and a sprig of rosemary for garnish
- In a shaker, add 50 ml of Caorunn Blood Orange Gin, 15 ml of orange liqueur, 30 ml of fresh blood orange juice, 15 ml of fresh lime juice, 2.5 ml of honey, and 2 dashes of orange bitters.
- Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously until the mixture is well chilled.
- Strain the mixture into a chilled highball glass filled with ice.
- Top up the glass with soda water until it reaches your desired level.
- Gently stir the cocktail to combine all the enchanting flavours.
- Garnish your "Haunted Blood Orange Fizz" with a slice of blood orange and a sprig of rosemary for an aromatic touch.
As you sip on your "Haunted Blood Orange Fizz," you'll appreciate how Caorunn has masterfully captured the essence of this enchanting holiday in a gin. The blood orange infusion, with a hint of chilli, delivers a perfect balance of sweet and spicy, making it a versatile choice for both classic and inventive cocktails.
So this Halloween, don't just settle for the ordinary. Raise your spirits with Caorunn Blood Orange Gin and our "Haunted Blood Orange Fizz" cocktail. The crisp, citrusy, and spicy notes of this gin will add a touch of enchantment to your celebrations, making your Halloween experience truly memorable. Whether you're a seasoned gin enthusiast or just beginning your gin journey, Caorunn Blood Orange Gin is a spooky delight that will leave you under its spell.
So, sip responsibly, embrace the magic, and have a spooktacular Halloween!