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Midnight Fog, a Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Midnight Fog Cocktail

[Recipe for 21+]
Course Drinks
Keyword bourbon cocktail, coca cola syrup, halloween cocktail
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 17 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail


For the rosemary spiced cola syrup:

For the cocktail:

  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce scotch
  • 1/2 ounce Rosemary Spiced Cola Syrup
  • 1/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters

1/8 teaspoon activated charcoal powder, to make the drink black (optional)

Dry ice pellets, for garnish* (optional)


  1. To make the syrup, add cola, cloves, cardamom, star anise, cinnamon and rosemary to medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes. Let cool completely, then strain into a clean jar or bottle. You should have about 1/2 cup syrup. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. To make the cocktail, add bourbon, scotch, syrup, lemon juice and bitters to a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well-chilled. If you’d like to make the cocktail black, stir in activated charcoal powder. Strain into a coupe glass.
  3. To make the cocktail foggy, add a small bit of dry ice to the drink. Just make sure the dry ice is completely evaporated (it will stop bubbling and smokinbefore you consume the drink.

Recipe Notes

* Do not ingest or swallow dry ice. Make sure the drink stops bubbling and smoking before you drink it. Always use gloves when handling dry ice.