Brew up a batch of spooky fun with Halloween drinks including cocktails, shots, punches, hot cocoas, coffees and non-alcoholic Mocktail recipes. Everyone knows Halloween is all about the costumes, candy and cocktails. The more frightening, scary and delicious the better.

Spooky Halloween Themed Shots

Mixed shots, layered shots and ghoulishly gruesome Halloween shots will set the mood a spooky and delicious fright night. Shots and shooters are miniature snapshots of full size cocktails. They are potent and should be taken with a measure of sensibility.

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Werewolf Shot

Werewolf Shot http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/werewolf/ Werewolf Shot uses herbal liqueur such as Jager, coffee liqueur and crème de cacao. It is easy to make and tastes so good! Keep this Halloween shot in mind for zombie attacks and vampire slaying

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Catacombs of Paris

Catacombs of Paris http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/catacombs-of-paris/ Absinthe has a very mysterious and haunting past. Catacombs of Paris tries to soothe old wounds with agave spirit and sweet white chocolate.

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Vampire Killer

Vampire Killer http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/vampire-killer/ Blood Shot http://intoxicologist.net/2011/10/blood-shot/ Vampire Killer and Blood Shot are two delicious miniature Bloody Mary style shots. They are excellent for the Halloween party buffet table, taster shots to serve at a lady’s Halloween brunch or save it for Sunday morning while nursing any sugar coma you’re suffering from the night before!

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Midnight Moon

Midnight Moon http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/midnight-moon/ Midnight Moon is an excellent layered Halloween shot with its deep, dark coloring. Eerie, but cool!

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Blood Stain

Blood Stain http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/blood-stain/ The Blood Stain shot shies away from blood and gore, softening the blow with hits of tartly sweet peach.

Halloween Horror Shots 2 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin
Chuckie, Freddy Kruger, Ghostbusters, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Nightmare on Any Street

5 Horror Movie Inspired Shots: Chuckie, Freddy Kruger, Ghostbusters, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Nightmare on Any Street http://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/take-a-shot-at-halloween-horror-movies/ Horror movies and the characters that haunt the big screen are always a hit. We salute the characters who terrorize the big screen!

Four Halloween Shots - photo property of Cheri Loughlin - The Intoxicologist
Hellraiser, Bloodied Brains, Friendly Ghost, Vampire Shot

Hellraiser, Bloodied Brains, Friendly Ghost, Vampire Shot http://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/conjuring-up-halloween-shots/

36 Halloween Shots & Shooters eBook contains 36 original, adapted and popular shots ideal for scaring up a devilish Halloween party. A full color photo of the exact drink is included with every recipe. Photography and text: Cheri Loughlin Design: Concierge MarketingFind more Halloween themed shots and shooters recipes in my new eBook available on Kindle. 36 Halloween Shots & Shooters eBook offers 36 original, adapted and popular shot recipes perfect for scaring up a devilish Halloween party. A full color photo of the exact drink is included with every Halloween recipe.

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Have a little Halloween fun and raise a little you know what!

Halloween Party Cocktails

Halloween themed cocktails should be fun, appetizing and delicious without necessarily oozing messy fake blood and gore. Skip the mess and dress your Halloween cocktail for scary delicious success.

Emerald Dragon Cocktail is a rather sweet and high alcohol content cocktail. Add a splash of fresh lime juice and splash of club soda to cut a bit of the sweet if you like without changing the beautiful color of this cocktail. {photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist. www.intoxicologist.net}
Emerald Dragon – Black Martini

Emerald Dragon http://intoxicologist.net/2013/10/emerald-dragon-cocktail/ The Black Martini is more appropriately named the Emerald Dragon Cocktail since the ingredients turn a lovely shade of emerald green when mixed.

White Witch Halloween Cocktails - {photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist - www.intoxicologist.net}
White Witch

White Witch http://intoxicologist.net/2013/10/white-witch/ Stripped down, the White Witch is basically the ever popular classic Daiquiri cocktail with hints of chocolaty orange flavor.

Hangman's Noose {recipe and photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist}
Hangman’s Noose

Hangman’s Noose http://intoxicologist.net/2009/10/hitting-the-maker%e2%80%99s-mark-hangman%e2%80%99s-noose-cocktail-recipe/ Hangman’s Noose plays up the characteristics of Maker’s Mark Bourbon with a bit of cinnamon and chocolate shine coming through without dominating the original spirit.

Barefoot Incantation - Cheri Loughlin Cocktail Development Services
Barefoot Incantation

Barefoot Incantation http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/barefoot-incantation/ Spin a spell and captivate the spirits with this very special whimsical wine inspired boysenberry variation of the popular Cosmopolitan cocktail. Serpent’s Tooth http://intoxicologist.net/2011/01/a-wicked-sip/

Toiling in Trouble Sour - Amaretto Sour adaption - photo property of Cheri Loughlin
Shivering Sour, Grateful Dead, Screaming Fantasma, Toiling in Trouble

4 Popular Cocktails with a Twist: Shivering Sour, Grateful Dead, Screaming Fantasma, Toiling in Trouble http://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/converting-popular-cocktails-into-halloween-drink-recipes/ You already know what kind of cocktails your friends like to drink. Keep entertaining simple. Learn how to tweak a few popular cocktails for Halloween without changing the entire lineup.

Bloody Venom Halloween Recipe copyright Cheri Loughlin
Bloody Venom, Infusion, Dawn of the Red, Vampire Lust, Wicked Rye, Bobbing for Red Apples, Lobotomizer

7 Whiskey Cocktails: Bloody Venom, Infusion, Dawn of the Red, Vampire Lust, Wicked Rye, Bobbing for Red Apples, Lobotomizer http://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/mixing-halloween-whiskey-mischief-into-halloween/ Cocktails and on the rocks drinks created using a variety of Jim Beam whiskey products.

Twilight Zone cocktail artwork copyright Cheri Loughlin
11 Twilight Zone Paired Cocktails

11 Twilight Zone Inspired Cocktails: Green Devil, Gremlin, Lady Luck, Death Wish, Fancy Free Cocktail, Fine & Dandy, Pink Lady, Greyhound, Merry-Go-Round Martini, Bitter-Sweet, Red Death and Allies Cocktail http://intoxicologist.net/2009/10/cocktail-recipes-enter-the-twilight-zone/ Merry Widow http://intoxicologist.net/2011/09/70s-cocktail-memories/

The White Spider cocktail tastes of extremely well made lemonade. The kicker; too much of a good thing and this White Spider will come back to bite you! Excellent for National Comic Book Day and as a classy Halloween cocktail. {photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist. www.intoxicologist.net}
White Spider

White Spider, The Dark Knight, Gotham Martini, Gotham http://intoxicologist.net/2010/09/national-comic-book-day-super-hero-cocktail-recipes/

Classic Cocktails Ideal for Halloween

Corpse Reviver No 2 {photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist}
Corpse Reviver No 2

Corpse Reviver #2 http://intoxicologist.net/2009/10/halloween-classic-cocktail-recipe-corpse-reviver-2/ The name sounds eerily distasteful, but the drink itself flavors out quite lovely.  The color resembles that of a corpse with an almost opaque yet not quite clear coloring giving it a bone-like quality.

Blood and Sand Classic Scotch Cocktail {photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist}
Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand http://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/keeping-halloween-classic-blood-sand/ Blood and Sand is an excellent example of scotch’s use in drink recipes. Zombie http://intoxicologist.net/2009/08/top-10-classic-cocktails/ Obituary Cocktail http://intoxicologist.net/2010/11/new-orleans-boasts-saintly-classic-cocktails/ Death in the Afternoon http://intoxicologist.net/2010/03/dying-a-sweet-death-for-st-patricks-day/

Monkey Gland 1 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin
Monkey Gland

Monkey Gland http://intoxicologist.net/2009/10/absinthe-classic-cocktail-recipe-monkey-gland/ Not truly a Halloween cocktail, but it just seems so fitting with the name. Who really wants to drink a monkey’s gland?

Non-Alcoholic Halloween Mocktails for Everyone

Wicked Cherry Fizz http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/wicked-cherry-fizz/

Candied Mocktails copyright Cheri Loughlin
Tootsie Roll Wrapper, Joyful Almond, Sweetheart Tart

Tootsie Roll Wrapper, Joyful Almond, Sweetheart Tart  http://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/sipping-through-candied-glasses/ Everyone knows Halloween is all about the candy! Three mocktails inspired by the candy that fills the treat bags.

Shape Shifter Twilight Mocktails inspired by the Twilight Saga - recipe and photo by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
4 Twilight Inspired Mocktails

4 Twilight Inspired Mocktails: Transformation, Shape-Shifter, The Coven, Vampire Isle http://intoxicologist.net/2009/10/halloween-themed-twilight-mocktails/

Recipes Perfect for Punches and Pitchers

Caramel Apple Martini - photo copyright Cheri Loughlin
Caramel Apple Martini

Caramel Apple Martini http://intoxicologist.net/2011/10/happy-halloween-caramel-apple-martini/ Mix this as an individual cocktail served martini style or better yet, multiply the recipe and serve it pitcher style on the rocks. Guests will love the lush seasonal caramel apple flavor.

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Warlock Punch

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Warlock Punch http://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/warlock-punch/

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