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Ghost-tini - Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club


Photo Courtesy: © Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club

The Ghost-tini is one of a number of specialty Halloween cocktails served at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida during the 2012 season. The other drinks I have seen from their menu mimic this in that they are creamy, candy-like creations and all were tempting to share, but this one took the cake.

The drink begins like many dessert-worthy cocktails with a luscious Irish cream, in this case Bailey's with caramel, and a vanilla vodka, though it is the pumpkin liqueur addition that caught my attention. It is that ingredient that transformed this drink into a pumpkin pie in a glass and the cookie rim and candy garnish are a bonus that turns this into an adult treat with a hint of childhood.

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Total Time: 4 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Rim a chilled cocktail glass with crushed cookies.
  2. Pour the liquid ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Strain into the prepared glass and add dry ice if desired.
  5. Garnish with a few gummy worms.

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