Smoking Skulls Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Dry ice chips make this tasty bourbon shot a smoking Halloween favorite.
Smokin' Skulls Shot

Smokin' Skulls Shot

Dry ice chips give this sinister sip its signature vaporous effect while bourbon lends a smoky flavor. Serve in shot glasses — but allow dry ice to completely dissolve before drinking.

By: Andrea Correale


1 ounce bourbon
1/2 ounce lime juice
1/4 ounce grenadine
splash of Mountain Dew
dry ice chips, for presentation (optional)
Note: Always observe dry ice safety measures: Never touch dry ice with bare skin and do not swallow.


1. Pour bourbon, lime juice and grenadine into a shaker over ice.
2. Shake well and strain into shot glass.
3. Drop dry ice chips into shot glass and top with Mountain Dew.

Note: Dry ice chips will sink to the bottom of the shot glass. Do not swallow them, wait till dry ice has evaporated to consume the drink.

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