Sometimes you just have to make a seasonal libation to quench your first and trust me when I say that making Fall cocktails is the most fun. Not only do the drinks give you a warm and cozy feeling, but they are also perfect for any Fall celebration, including any lit Halloween parties. When you create some of these spooky and charming Halloween cocktails, every person at your Halloween party will be impressed and want to have more than one. Our list of cocktails that are perfect for your amazing Halloween party will range from punches to Fall inspired cocktails that will be the most delicious concoctions for the spookiest night of the year. These Halloween cocktails are will definitely please the crowd and make you the ultimate Halloween party host!
1. Pumpkin Spice White Russian
Fit for any dude at the party, adding a little pumpkin spice and garnish makes it one of the best Halloween cocktails. It’s sure to give you Fall vibes while it makes you feel are warm and toasty inside.
- 4 gingersnap cookies, crumbled
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 3/4 cup coffee liqueur
- 2/3 cup vodka
- 1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
Place crumbled cookies in a plate. Rub the rims of 4 glasses with honey. Dip in the cookie crumbs to coat. Whisk together coffee liqueur, vodka, and pumpkin pie spice in a measuring cup. Pour into prepared glasses, top with ice. Divide the heavy cream evenly among the glasses and serve. Some tasty Halloween cocktails for any party.
2. Pomegranate-Rum Punch
This sparkling spiced drink is one of the perfect Halloween cocktails for any party. The drink is both elegant and fun and a great size for a party of many guests.
- 4 hibiscus tea bags
- 1 small cinnamon stick, smashed
- 1 cup pomegranate juice
- 1 cup spiced rum
- 1/2 cup fresh navel or blood orange juice, plus slices for serving
- 1 bottle prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled
- Pomegranate seeds for serving
Place tea bags and cinnamon stick in a large measuring cup. top with 1 cup boiling water, let steep for 5 minutes. Strain and cool to room temperature. Combine tea, pomegranate juice, rum, and orange juice in a pitcher. Slowly stir in prosecco. Serve over ice with orange slices and pomegranate seeds for a classy and delicious Halloween cocktail.
3. Cider Sidecar
Of course, there needs to be an apple cider recipe included in the list of great Halloween cocktails! This is one of the most delicious recipes and the brandied cherry garnish adds an extra boozy element.
- 2 ounces fresh apple cider
- 2 ounces cognac
- 1 ounce Cointreau
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- Strip of lemon zest and brandied cherries for serving
Place cider, cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker; top with ice. Shake until the shaker starts to frost, 20 to 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe and top with zest and brandied cherries. A simple and classy-looking Halloween cocktail.
4. Jekyll & Gin
This twist on a Gin Daisy looks coral in daylight and glows white under a black light. The glowing drink is one of the best Halloween cocktails if you want to spook and impress all of your guests.
- 3 ounces Gin
- 1/2 ounce lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon grenadine
- 1 handful ice
- Tonic water
Mix gin, lemon juice, and grenadine in a cocktail shaker, pour into a large glass filled with ice. Top with tonic water and garnish with a glowstick for the glowing effect that just adds to the amazing Halloween cocktail.
5. Black Magic Margaritas
These scary good margaritas are the Halloween cocktails that are going to keep your guests entertained all night. The eerie upgrade is perfect as a Halloween cocktail and your guests won’t know what hit ’em.
- 2 tablespoons black sanding sugar
- 2 cups ice
- 4 ounces silver tequila
- 2 ounces triple sec
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- Red food coloring
- Blue food coloring
- Green food coloring
- Lime slices for garnish
Rim to glasses with a lime slice and dip in black sanding sugar. Divide tequila, triple sec, and lime juice between two glasses and stir to combine. Add food coloring until desired black color is achieved. Add ice and garnish with a lime slice before serving up these delicious Halloween cocktails.
6. The Good and Evil Cocktail
This cocktail tastes just like a liquid Jolly Rancher and it makes for one of the best Halloween cocktails because it is about half-full of alcohol. It’s delicious and will give you a buzz for sure.
- 1 ounce vodka
- 1 ounce ApplePucker
- 1 ounce Midori
- 1 ounce triple sec
- 1 handful ice
- Pineapple juice
- Sierra Mist
- lemon slice for garnish
Combine vodka, ApplePucker, Midori, and triple sec in a shaker filled with ice. Shake to combine. Pour the mixture into a cocktail glass, then top with pineapple juice and Sierra Mist. Garnish with a lemon slice.
7. Vampire Kiss Martini
Another one for the list of elegant Halloween cocktails, the vampire kiss martini is a sweet and frightful drink. Add vampire teeth into the glass if you feel like adding an extra surprise to the Halloween cocktail.
- 3/4 ounce raspberry liqueur
- Red sugar for rim
- 1 1/2 ounces vodka
- 1 1/2 ounces sparkling wine
Rim a cocktail glass with red sugar. Pour the vodka and half of the raspberry liqueur into the glass. Top with sparkling wine. Pour the remaining liqueur over the back of a spoon so it floats on the top of the drink. Then your set to enjoy this spooky Halloween cocktail.
8. Children of the Corn
This is one of the few Halloween cocktails that has candy corn-infused vodka! It’ll be the talk of your party and will have your guests buzzing (from the drink and about it) during the duration of your party.
For the vodka:
- 1 bottle vodka
- 1 cup candy corn
- For the cocktail: 2 ounces candy-corn infused vodka
- 3/4 ounce lemon juice
- 3/4 ounce cinnamon simple syrup
- 3 to 5 ounces seltzer water
- Lemon wheel
- Candy corn
For the vodka, in a large bowl, combine the vodka and the candy corn. Save the bottle for your finished vodka. Stir for 20 seconds. Cover and let sit for 2 hours. Strain out the candy corn and pour it back into the bottle. Pour the candy corn vodka, lemon juice, and cinnamon syrup into a shaker filled with ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Strain over fresh ice into a highball glass. Top with seltzer and garnish with a lemon wheel and skewer of candy corn.
This is one of many Halloween cocktails that feature the jack-o-lantern name but none are as simple and eye-catching as this one. It’s not pumpkin-flavored, but it’s still a yummy Halloween cocktail fit for any Halloween party.
- 1 1/2 ounces cognac
- 1/2 ounce brandy-based orange liqueur
- 1 ounce orange juice
- 2 to 3 ounces ginger ale
- Orange wheel
- Lime twist
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake the cognac, orange liqueur, and orange juice. Strain into a large old-fashioned glass over fresh ice. Top with ginger ale. Float an orange wheel with a lime twist poked into the top to resemble a pumpkin.
10. Fright Night in the Grove
This is a Halloween cocktail that is sure to chock guests because of its combo of Jager and tequila. It’s one of the simpler of the Halloween cocktails and is a devilish drink for those who are looking to have a devilish night.
- 1/2 ounce reposado tequila
- 2 ounces Jägermeister liqueur
- 1 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- Grapefruit slice
- Pinch of kosher or sea salt
In a shaker filled with ice, pour in the tequila, Jager, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup. Shake well. Strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and a pinch of salt to wrap up this tasty Halloween cocktail.