Poison Apple Cocktail

This vibrant green concoction has just the right amount of sweet and sour to please any wicked (or not-so-wicked) witch. A splash of bubbly gives it 'magic potion' appeal. 

Poison Apple Cocktail

Poison Apple Cocktail

This vibrant green concoction is just the right amount of sweet and sour. A splash of bubbly gives it ‘magic potion’ appeal.

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1/2 ounce orange liqueur
  • 1 ounce sour apple liqueur or schnapps
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1-2 ounces champagne
  • ice
  • green sugar for rim
  • light corn syrup (optional)

Yield: 1 cocktail

Instructions:

1: Lightly dampen the rim of a cocktail glass and dip in green sugar. Set aside. Tip: For better adhesion, dilute two tablespoons of light corn syrup with a few drops of water. Use your fingertips to apply the syrup to the rim of the glass.

2: Place vanilla vodka, orange liqueur, sour apple liqueur and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled 2/3 with ice. Shake until jet cold (about 20 seconds). Strain the drink into the cocktail glass and top with chilled champagne. Tip: Serving the drink with dry ice makes a dramatic presentation, but use only a small piece and be sure the dry ice has dissolved completely before drinking. Never allow your skin to come in contact with dry ice. 

Poison Apple Cocktail

Poison Apple Cocktail

This vibrant green concoction is just the right amount of sweet and sour. A splash of bubbly gives it ‘magic potion’ appeal.

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

Keep Reading

Next Up

Wed Wabbit Cocktail Recipe

If Elmer Fudd asked Bugs Bunny to make him a cocktail, it might be something like this concoction.

Frozen Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

Get ready to "Say what!?" after sampling this classic concoction from the Big Easy.

Poison Plants: Identifying Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac

Exercise extreme caution when it comes to these and some other common plants around your home and garden.

Frozen Margie-Cadorita Cocktail Recipe

Guacamole and tortilla chips are the perfect amigos for margaritas, and this version includes guacamole's essential element. Serves one.

Cocktail Ingredients That Taste Like the Beach

Pick your poison to find your paradise.
More from:

Halloween Ideas

On TV

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.