The Brain Cocktail Recipe

Peach schnapps topped with Irish cream creates a blood-curdling presentation for this tasty cocktail. For extra gore, top with a dash of blood-red grenadine.
Halloween Cocktail

Brain Halloween Cocktail

For a simpler, fruitier take on the Bloody Brain Shooter, pour peach schnapps into a glass and top with Irish cream for a blood-curdling presentation. For extra gore, top with a dash of blood-red grenadine.

©Photo by Steve Murello

Photo by Steve Murello

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. peach schnapps
1 1/2 oz. Bailey's Irish cream
dash of grenadine

Preparation:

Pour peach schnapps into a glass. Slowly add the Bailey's Irish cream and top with a dash of grenadine.

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