This easy, inky, black colored cocktail has 0 carbs. Perfect for Halloween! From Lowcarb-ology.com

Keto Black Colored Cocktail – Halloween Cocktail !

Any adult Halloween party is a little more exciting with low carb black drinks. The black color is even more spooky with dry ice dropped into the glass. Dark spices, rum, and coffee flavors combine in this drink to make your lips tingle and your head swim. It’s crazy black magic for sure…

Drizly, an alcohol delivery service, partnered with Lowcarb-ology to bring you this awesome autumn cocktail.

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Black Colored Liquor

This Halloween cocktail gets it’s spooky black color For this cocktail recipe you need: dark spiced rum, vodka, Reposado tequila, sugar free vanilla syrup, coffee flavor water enhancer, activated charcoal (available at most pharmacies), jalapeno, dried cloves, dried ginger, rhubarb bitters (optional), fresh lime, dried chipotle powder, sugar free ginger ale, and crushed ice.

Keto Black Colored Cocktail – Crazy Black Magic

An easy, rum based, black colored cocktail that will be the hit of your Halloween Parties. From Lowcarb-ology.com
Spooky Crazy Keto Black Colored Cocktail

Halloween Black Colored Cocktails

Halloween is tough when doing low carb. Staying out of the candy aisle gets harder and harder as Halloween creeps closer and closer. The candy corn, peanut butter cups, and fun sized chocolate bars sing out a siren song that I can’t ignore. This has nothing to do with cocktails, just hoping I’m not alone having a hard time passing up Halloween candy. Of course, the fact that the candy finds its way to the grocery shelves around Labor Day doesn’t help now does it?

We love to celebrate Halloween for a variety of personal reasons. A spooky Halloween cocktail or two appeals to the part of me that also stayed up all night reading gothic romances when I was a teen. Maybe I watched too many episodes of The Munsters or the Addams Family. Serving this recipe in a chalice (or even a paper cup) of this inky black colored cocktail during a Game of Thrones episode only adds to the ambiance and the experience. A black and white party or wedding are the perfect venues for this black colored cocktail too.

Yes, this isn’t just a Halloween only drink.

The flavor is warm, smoky, and spicy. Your lips tingle from the cloves, ginger, and chipotle with every sip. Spiced rum and tequila give

Crazy Black Magic, Black Cocktails

The flavor in this drink is warm, smoky, and spicy. Your lips tingle from the cloves, ginger, and chipotle with every sip. Spiced rum and tequila give the drink more dimension with layers of subtle flavor. Let’s be real, the vodka is in there just to add more alcohol to the mix. My uncle smoked a pipe that had the most amazing smell of cherry, vanilla, and something else. I think the smell was whiskey. This cocktail tastes the way my uncle’s pipe used to smell. I can’t explain how amazing that smell was and this drink is way better than that.

This easy, inky, black colored cocktail has 0 carbs. Perfect for Halloween! From Lowcarb-ology.com

Black Cocktail with Charcoal or dye?

So how do you make a cocktail black in color? Do you use black vodka? Dark Rum? Coffee? Activated charcoal can be used to achieve the inky, black color. Don’t say “no way” just yet. Activated charcoal is available in the pharmacy or at your health food store. Some think activated charcoal has health benefits such as detoxing your body. Sorry no, it won’t keep you from having a hangover. You pull open the capsule and use the powder inside to mix it into the drink.

Activated charcoal is completely free of flavor but it does add dense black color. The downside of the charcoal is it can separate. Use food coloring if you prefer. You’ll need red, blue, and green food coloring. That combo makes black food coloring lol. I tried this and added a few drops of each color until it was black. But I don’t have the steadiest hand so I made a mess. The easiest way to make a bottle of liqueur black like coffee, try gel paste. Black gel paste has no taste and is very concentrated so just a few drops will be enough.

What is a Drizly?

Drizly is an online delivery service that allows you to order your favorite adult beverages and have them delivered in less than an hour.

So, let’s say you are in the middle of a party and you’re mixing this Crazy Black Magic cocktail but all of a sudden you realize that the love of your life has used the last of the rum to mix up his Cuba Libre.

It’s ok! All you need to do is pick up your cell phone, download the app or log in to Drizly.com and sign up. After that it’s easy. Add the rum to your online cart… oh.. and haven’t you been meaning to try that new coffee liqueur? Once you’ve bought all your stuff you’ll check out, pay and tip the driver, then wait for the doorbell to ring.

So cool.

Items Used in this Recipe

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Activated charcoal comes in capsules at my local store but I recently found the charcoal powder on Amazon. The easiest way to make this cocktail is black food gel. No more messes from taking apart capsules! Rhubarb bitters are tangy and add a nice little sparkle to this cocktail.

Viva Doria Virgin Activated Charcoal Powder - Food Grade (1.2 oz Glass jar)
Viva Doria Virgin Activated Charcoal Powder – Food Grade (1.2 oz Glass jar)
Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters 5oz
Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters 5oz
Americolor Gel Paste Food Color, Super Black-0.75 OZ
Americolor Gel Paste Food Color, Super Black-0.75 OZ
Black colored cocktail that is perfect for parties. From Lowcarb-ology.com
Black colored cocktail that is perfect for parties.

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Crazy Black Magic Cocktail Recipe

Here’s that black colored cocktail! If you make it I’d love to see it. Just post your picture on Instagram using #Lowcarbology and #Drizly tags!

This easy, inky, black colored cocktail has 0 carbs. Perfect for Halloween! From Lowcarb-ology.com
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Black Colored Cocktail Is Crazy Black Magic

Spicy black cocktail is flavored with cloves, ginger, coffee, and rum. Perfect for Halloween parties!
Course Beverage, Drinks
Cuisine American – low -carb
Keyword cocktail, rum, tequilla
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 289kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1 slice fresh jalapeno
  • 2 ounces Captain Morgan Tattoo or your favorite spiced rum
  • 1 ounce Gold tequila Reposado
  • 1 ounce Vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Sugar free vanilla syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coffee flavor water enhancer
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black food gel Start with a little, add as needed
  • 1/8 teaspoon Dried cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon Dried ginger
  • 2 Dashes rhubarb bitters
  • Pinch of chipotle powder – or to taste
  • Squeeze of lime
  • 4 ounces Diet ginger ale

Instructions

  • Muddle an jalapeno slice in the bottom of an on the rocks glass.
  • Fill with ice cubes.
  • Shake the first 11 ingredients together in a shaker with ice.
  • Strain out over the ice in the glass.
  • Add the ginger ale.
  • Garnish with lime slice.

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 970IU | Vitamin C: 107mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition Info

There are 0 carbs in this deep , black cocktail. From Lowcarb-ology.com

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