Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Scotch Cocktails

Witches’ Brew

witches' brew cocktail / Tim Nusog

So many Halloween cocktails sacrifice balance for boo! Not the case with the Witches’ Brew, a smoky scotch sour doused with fino sherry and beet juice.


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  • 2 ounces Islay scotch
  • 1/2 ounce fino sherry
  • 1 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce beet juice


  1. Add all ingredients except the beet juice into a shaker with ice and shake until chilled.

  2. Strain into a glass pipe or a rocks glass over fresh ice.

  3. Top with the beet juice.

Note: While we used dry ice in the photo, we do not recommend using it in cocktails, since it's extremely dangerous to ingest. This Halloween cocktail is just as much of a treat without the tricks.