30 Spooky Halloween Inspired Cocktails

Halloween cocktails are a fundamental part of Halloween, if not more important than your own family’s wellbeing. The best cocktails can be easily turned into Molotov cocktails. Grab your blacklight and body paint, get the bowl of candy that has lots of black licorice to deter everyone from diving into it, and turn on the scary music. We’re going to look at some A+ drinks that a necromancer would die for, resurrect themselves, then die again for.

Blood Orange Mojito

The recipe:

  • 3 cups of Blood Orange Italian Sparkling Soda
  • 3 cups of light rum
  • 3 cups of ice cubes
  • 1 large bunch of mint leaves, no stems (about 40 leaves)
  • 2 limes sliced very thin (one is for garnish)

Very Bloody Mary

The recipe:

  • 4.5 cl Vodka
  • 9 cl Tomato juice
  • 1.5 cl Lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 dashes of Worcestershire Sauce
  • Tabasco
  • Celery salt
  • Pepper
  • Pork blood (traditionally used in black pudding)

Septic Tank Espresso Martini

The recipe:

  • 5 cl Vodka
  • 1 cl Kahlúa
  • Sugar syrup
  • 1 short strong Espresso
  • Star anise

Devil’s Margarita

The recipe:

  • 1½ oz Blanco tequila
  • 1 oz Fresh lime juice
  • ¾ oz Simple syrup
  • ½ oz Red wine

Corpse Reviver #2

The recipe:

  • ¾ oz gin
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • ¾ oz Cointreau (curaçao)
  • ¾ oz Kina Lillet, Amber Vermouth or Cocchi Americano
  • 1 dash absinthe

Blood and Sand

The recipe:

  • ¾ oz blended scotch
  • ¾ oz blood orange juice
  • ¾ oz sweet vermouth
  • ¾ oz Cherry Heering

Vampiro

The recipe:

  • cl tequila
  • 7 cl tomato juice
  • 3 cl fresh orange juice
  • 1 cl fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon clear honey
  • Half slice onion finely chopped
  • Few slices of fresh chili peppers
  • Few drops of Worcestershire Sauce
  • Salt

Whiskey Sour

The recipe:

  • 4.5 cl (3 parts) bourbon whiskey
  • 3 cl (2 parts) fresh lemon juice
  • 1.5 cl (1 part) Gomme syrup
  • dash egg white (optional)

Transylvanian Țuică

The recipe:

  • 8 cl Tuica
  • 4 cl Apricot liqueur
  • 2 cl Lemon juice
  • 2 cl Tonka bean syrup
  • 2 dash(es) Creole Bitters

Black Martini

The recipe:

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 oz blue curaçao
  • ½ ounce black raspberry liqueur
  • Garnish: ​​lemon twist
  • Food coloring

Halloween Old-Fashioned

The recipe:

  • 2 ounces Bourbon
  • 10-12 dashes Dark Chocolate Bitters
  • 2 strips of orange peel
  • A squeeze of fresh orange juice
  • 1 Amarena cherry or Luxardo cherry, plus more for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon cherry syrup (from cherries)
  • ½ ounce simple syrup, optional
  • large ice cube
  • dry ice

Dark ‘n’ Stormy

The recipe:

  • 6 cl dark rum
  • 10 cl ginger beer

Pitch Red Manhattan

The recipe:

  • 5 cl Rye Whiskey
  • 2 cl Red Vermouth
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • Red food coloring

Flaming Dragon’s Blood

The recipe:

  • 1 ¾ jigger of Bacardi Superior rum 2 fl oz
  • 1 jigger thyme and raspberry syrup 1.5 fl oz
  • ½ jigger freshly squeezed lemon juice ¾ fl oz
  • 2 ice cubes
  • of a tsp of white luster dust or red luster dust (optional)
  • 2 tsp Bacardi rum 151

Penicillin (MRSA)

The recipe:

  • 2 oz Blended scotch
  • 34 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 34 oz Honey-ginger syrup
  • 14 oz Islay single-malt scotch
  • Dry ice

Vampire Cynar Negroni

The recipe:

  • Cynar
  • Dry Rye Reposado Gin
  • Strawberry Infused Campari
  • Dry Ice
  • Rosemary Sprig

Bloody Pomegranate Cosmos

The recipe:

  • ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice SAVE $
  • ¾ cup vodka
  • 1/3 cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 1 cup small ice cubes or shaved ice
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds, if desired

Halloween Sidecar

The recipe:

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1-2 shakes Old Fashion Bitters

Pumpkin Moscow Mule

The recipe:

  • 2 oz Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka
  • 3/4 oz ginger liquor
  • Ginger beer for topping
  • Fresh mint and star anise for garnish

Halloween Boulevardier

The recipe:

  • 1 part Bourbon or Rye Whiskey
  • 1 part Campari
  • 1 part Sweet Red Vermouth

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Death in the Afternoon

The recipe:

  • 1 oz absinthe
  • 5 oz chilled champagne

Irish Car Bomb

The recipe:

  • 1/2 oz whiskey
  • 1/2 oz Irish cream liqueur
  • 1/2 pint stout
  • The whiskey is floated on top of the Irish cream in a shot glass, and the shot glass is then dropped into the stout (it will curdle if you do not drink it in a timely manner)

Black Velvet

The recipe:

  • 1 part stout
  • 1 part champagne

Spooky White Russian

The recipe:

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz Kahlúa
  • 3-4 oz cereal milk
  • Cereal sugar, for rim

The Witch’s Heart

The recipe:

  • 1 jigger apple brandy or apple vodka chilled
  • 1 tsp grenadine
  • 2 jiggers Homemade Blackberry Shimmery Liqueur
  • Powdered dry ice optional
  • Martini glass to serve

Ghostly Long Island Iced Tea

The recipe:

  • 1 ½ cups Coke
  • ¼ cup simple syrup
  • 3 small packages lemon jello
  • ¼ cup vodka
  • ¼ cup gin
  • ¼ cup rum
  • ¼ cup tequila
  • ¼ cup Triple Sec
  • 2 cans of coconut milk, chilled overnight
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 food-safe black marker

Monster Mash Margarita

The recipe:

Zombie

The recipe:

  • 1 1/2 oz Puerto Rican golden rum
  • 1 1/2 oz Jamaican rum
  • 1 oz demerara 151 rum
  • 1/2 oz Donn’s Mix (2:1 mix of grapefruit juice & cinnamon syrup)
  • 1/2 oz velvet falernum
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 1/4 oz grenadine
  • 2 dashes absinthe
  • 1 dash angostura bitters

Godfather (Horse Head)

The recipe:

  • 3.5 cl Scotch
  • 3.5 cl Amaretto
  • garnish with something that looks like a bloody severed horse head

Screwdriver

The recipe:

  • 4 Tbsp corn syrup
  • Black food coloring
  • 4 oz grenadine
  • 8 oz orange juice
  • 4 oz vodka

Halloween cocktails are great for parties. If you have any cocktail ideas that you would like to share, feel free to drop some words in the comments section below!

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