Halloween is almost here and if you’re looking for a cocktail that tastes and looks the part, then the Formaldehyde Martini and finger food – a creation of the Stables Bar at the Milestone hotel in Kensington – is just right for you.

Here’s how to make it.

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To make the drink itself, you will need: A chilled glass, vodka, absinthe, sugar syrup and macerated berries.

For the VERY REALISTIC severed finger, you will need: Frankfurter sausages, an onion and some ketchup.

OOoOooOooooooOo – spooky

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