7 Nights of Horror – Night 7 – Paranormal Activity
30th October 2020
Welcome to this new spooky series, where we choose a film and create a fitting Cocktail to go alongside, I’ll give you a little history into each film and the know-how to create a delicious Cocktail.
Paranormal Activity went through a period of releasing films very frequently, with them currently sitting at 6 films, with the 7th set to release on March 19th, 2021.
- Paranormal Activity (2007)
- Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
- Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
- Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
- Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
- Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Paranormal Activity is one of the most profitable films of all time, with them only spending $15,000 on the first film, it made back in the box office, $193.4 million.
Oren Peli is the writer, director and producer of Paranormal Activity, he took his $15,000 and finished the film in a week during 2006 with a handheld video camera, several San Diego friends and a cast of soon to be famous actors.
A lot of scenes were filmed during the shoot, with a lot of them not making the final cut, but they also shot a handful of different endings, including The Cop, The Throat & The Camera, Micah Sloat, one of the lead roles in the film said this: “There were a lot of different endings that were shot, we could probably do a chose-your-own adventure DVD of the entire movie, we have so many separate story threads didn’t make the final cut of the movie for whatever reason.”
The Sparkling Wine
In 1988, on the border between Burgundy and Champagne, Roland Van Hecke decided to plant 5 hectares of vines, he went for two different grapes, he planted 2/3 Pinot Noir and 1/3 Chardonnay in the heart of the hillsides of Châtillonnais.
Roland Van Hecke Crémant de Bourgogne Cuvée Chardonnay Tasting Notes
Aroma – “Buttery pastry and yellow fruits on the aroma.”
Flavour – “Sweet citrus and a touch of yellow floral on the palate.”
This French Sparkling Wine Won a Bronze Medal in the First Date Category at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
Paranormal Activity Cocktail
- Dark Rum 15mls
- Milk 100mls
- Almond Extract 1/2 teaspoon
- Sparkling Wine 150mls
How To Make This Paranormal Activity Cocktail
- Grab a Cocktail Shaker and pour in 15mls of Rum, 1/2 teaspoon of Almond Extract and 100mls of Milk.
- Shake for 10 seconds.
- Grab a glass and pour in 150mls of your Sparkling Wine.
- Then pour in your shaken mixture.
- Enjoy! Ooooooooh!
Aroma – “Creamy Almond aromas with a touch of the Rum shining through.”
Flavour – “A fizzy creaminess from the Sparkling Wine and Milk, with a creamy almond like dessert on the palate, the rum works with the fizz to deliver a warm close.”
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