Inspired by hemophobia — the fear of blood — this vivid, crimson cocktail is perfect for your fancy Halloween parties.
This recipe is courtesy of Masa Urushido of Saxon + Parole.
Heat all the ingredients together in a pan set over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, to reduce the mixture until it becomes a sticky syrup.
Shake the vodka, cassis, and lemon juice with ice. Strain into a stemless wine glass filled with crushed ice. Top with beet grenadine. Garnish with gooseberries and mint.