A compendium of 50 drinks inspired by the most frightening horror stories ever written. Each recipe is accompanied by dark and compelling facts and anecdotes about the inspiring story; and a selection of complementary snack ideas are also sprinkled throughout.
Did Silence of the Lambs leave you reaching for a smooth bottle of dry red wine?
After reading The Shining did you have an unaccountable urge to sip a red rum concoction?
And did Bram Stoker's Dracula induce a craving for... well, perhaps the less said about that the better.
If so, fear not - you are not alone! Chilling Cocktails is a creepy compendium of 50 drinks inspired by the most frightening horror stories ever written. Each delicious recipe is accompanied by dark and compelling facts and anecdotes about the inspiring story, certain to get you in the mood for a cool refreshment.
What's more, if you can keep your appetite after reading the grisly details, a selection of complementary snack ideas are also sprinkled throughout. Try pairing 'Dracula's Kiss' with some 'Night of the Living Dead Cheddar Bites'. Or 'Carrie's Prom Punch' with 'Paranormal eggtivity Deviled Eggs'.
The perfect gift for the horror and booze fan in your life, Chilling Cocktails is all you need to get the party started for your next horror movie night or Halloween party - just make sure the doors and windows are locked first!
Jason Ward is a writer and journalist based in Glasgow, Scotland. He has written about film for publications including theGuardian,Little White Lies andDazed, as well as the booksMovie Star Chronicles and1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. He is also the author of books includingShould You Buy This Book? andEdgar Allan Poe's Puzzles From Beyond the Grave. As a child, he once stayed up late to watchNight of the Living Dead on TV and has never gotten over it.
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Includes macabre instructions for making 50 horror-themed cocktails, including 'Dracula's Kiss', 'Hereditcherry Sour', 'Red Rum', 'Carrie's Prom Punch' and the refreshing 'The Invisible Drink'.
For those who can keep their appetite in even the creepiest of circumstances, there are recipes for some fuss-free, tasty snacks, the perfect accompaniement to a horror movie night with friends - or alone, if you dare.