These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Halloween is quickly approaching which means that sometime over the next few days, you are going to eat candy. What better way to spend October 31 than to pair your favorite Halloween candy with the best cocktail! To celebrate Trick or Treat festivities this year we are shifting to libations involving port wine. Picture a fine wood port that pairs perfectly with chocolate and caramel desserts, a bottled vintage to go with Twizzlers and Skittles and even the ideal combination for Candy Corn. We have listed the best cocktails to pair with your favorite Halloween candy. Since the doorbell will not ring as often as years passed, take this time to sit back, grab a drink, and keep all the mini-Snickers to yourself. Happy Halloween!

These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Snickers x Port of Manhattan Cocktail

 

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Reese’s x Port -Groni Cocktail

Ingredients:

Method:

Add all the ingredients to a rocks glass and fill with ice. Stir until cold and garnish with an orange half-wheel.

These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Reese’s  x Port Coffee Cocktail

 

Ingredients:

Method:

Add the Croft Reserve Tawny Port, cold brew coffee and Irish cream liqueur to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into a martini glass. Garnish with coffee beans.

These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Reese’s  x Taylor Fladgate 10-Year-Old Tawny

This 10-year old Tawny involves ripe berry fruit with a delicate nuttiness with notes of chocolate, butterscotch and fine oak wood. It is smooth and silky on the palate and full of ripe fig, and jam flavors.

These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks
These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Dark Chocolate Kit Kats x Fonseca BIN27

Because of its rich fruity nose, crammed with pure blackberry and cassis, BIN 27 will pair well with candies like dark chocolate Kit Kats, Dark Chocolate Hershey’s and Dark Chocolate M&Ms.

These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Twizzlers X Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage

Late Bottled Vintage Ports are bottled after being aged in oak vats for 4-6 years. It highlights notes of fresh blackcurrant and strawberry aromas with subtle notes of licorice and spice.  The rich yet balanced black fruit flavors will make a great combo with Twizzlers, and Skittles.

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These Halloween Candy & Cocktail Pairings Are The Perfect Treats, No Tricks

Candy Corn x Taylor Fladgate Chip Dry

The sweet creaminess of the Candy Corn combined with this  rich but dry white wine is the ideal Halloween candy pairing.  Involving notes of fresh fruit with mellow aromas, this crisp finish is a great balance with sugary candy.

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