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Creepy Cocktail

Party guests will love sipping this "red rum" drink.

  • Yield: Makes 1
Creepy Cocktail

Source: Everyday Food, October 2010

Ingredients

  • Black sanding sugar
  • 1 lime wedge
  • Ice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 3 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 1/4 cup 100 percent pomegranate juice
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • Licorice spider, for garnish

Directions

  1. Spread black sanding
    sugar on a saucer. Rub a lime
    wedge around the rim of
    a glass, then dip in sugar to
    coat. Add ice to glass.

  2. Fill
    a cocktail shaker with ice, and
    add fresh
    lime juice, light rum, simple
    syrup, and
    pomegranate juice. Shake
    30 seconds. Strain into
    glass, leaving space at top.
    Gently pour in dark
    rum so it floats on top.
    Garnish with licorice spider tied to a stirrer.

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