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The top three spooky sips for whisky-lovers this Halloween

October is upon us, and what could that mean other than the lead up to Halloween? Here are three of the latest experiences on offer this spooky season.


front of FireKeg: Top three spooky sips this halloween

Getting your haunted house ready for a shindig? Skip the tricks and treat yourself to a FireKeg. Filled with over 115 shots of cinnamon whisky, this cauldron of delights has three spouts to pour from for the perfect Halloweekend. The only horror you will be experiencing will be the hangover on Monday morning.

The FireKeg retails nationwide in the US for $75 for a limited time.

Ardbeg’s Monster Ice Scream Tour

Ardbeg whiskey ice cream: top three spooky sips this halloween

Islay single malt whisky brand Ardbeg is bringing a frozen fright to the UK this Halloween with the Monster Ice Scream tour this October. Ardbeg will be travelling between London, Edinburgh and Glasgow in the run up to spooky season, delivering three spine-chilling serves of whisky flavoured ‘ice scream’ to fans.

Ice Screams were devised in partnership with ice cream parlour Ruby Violet and flavours include:

Cookies & Scream — Ardbeg Wee Beastie ice cream sandwiched between charcoal cookies, coated in (optional) crunchy mealworms

Ahhh, No! Bar — Lapsang Souchong ice cream with an Ardbeg An Oa caramel centre coated in white chocolate

Ice Cream Groan — charcoal, filled with Ardbeg Ten smoky blackcurrant ice cream, topped with sour cherries and a brittle insect-flecked shard

Stops on the Ardbeg Monster Ice Scream Truck Tour include:

Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th October at Covent Garden Piazza, London
Friday 29th October at Drygate Brewery, Glasgow
Saturday 30th October at St James Quarter, Edinburgh
Sunday 31st October at Castle Street, Edinburgh

Tickets for the event cost £10 per person and include a 45 minute experience, one ice scream and one cocktail.

Aberfeldy’s Vampires of Perthshire

Aberfeldy Whisky: three spooky sips for this halloween

This new creepy cocktail recipe from Aberfeldy is perfect for a night of scary stories by the fire or a monster mash with some of your favourite pals. The Vampires of Perthshire cocktail pairs the crisp and refreshing flavour of apple cider with  the nomeyed notes of Aberfeldy’s single malt Scotch whisky.


2 oz ABERFELDY 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

¼ oz apple cider syrup

¼ oz Averna

2 dashes Orange Bitters


Add all ingredients to a glass and stir. Express oil of an orange peel and garnish.

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