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Skeleton Key

The Skeletons Key cocktail is a cocktail that has a lot of energy, is spicy, and is surprisingly interesting. This skeleton key is perfect for any Halloween party because it only requires a few materials and is easy to make. In addition, the dish is suitable for serving at events that have a Halloween theme because both its name, which conjures up an image of the colour of a rusted skeleton key, and the peculiar combination of its ingredients are spooky. It is believed that a bartender who worked at Michael Symon’s restaurant Detroit’s Roast was the one who first concocted this particular beverage. Give it a shot, and then report back to us with your thoughts.

Skeleton Key

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  • 1.5 oz Redemption Bourbon *
  • .75 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur *
  • .5 oz Lemon Juice
  • 3-5 oz Ginger Beer
  • 8 dashes Angostura Bitters

* Each of these Spirits or Liqueurs used can be substituted for your favourite brand.


  • Add ice to a highball glass
  • Add all of the ingredients to the glass
  • Stir gently.
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Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.03g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 0.04g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.2mg


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