Some of the most ghoulish, ghastly and eerily creepy drink recipes from around the spirit world venture toward the light during the Halloween season. Each of these five Halloween party cocktails strikes a sinister chord by dressing the drink with eerie color or spooktacular garnish. Choose a recipe or two below for your Halloween party or stay tuned for more sinfully delicious drink options for the paranormal party season.
5 Halloween Party Cocktails with Vodka
Bite Me – recipe courtesy 42Below Vodka, Photo credit: Kat Van Leer (KVanLeer@fullpic.com)
1-1/2 ounces 42Below Passionfruit Vodka
4-6 cubes Fresh Watermelon
2/3 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
1 ounce Simple Syrup
Small Length of Red Chili Pepper – de-seeded
2 half Red Chili Ends – pointed ends
Muddle watermelon, de-seeded chili and simple syrup. Add vodka and ice. Shake until well chilled. Double strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish glass by placing the two red chili halves pointed side up on opposite sides of the glass. The pointed chilis serve as devilish horns or vampire fangs. You choose!
Black Widow – recipe and photo courtesy 42Below Vodka representatives
1-1/2 ounce 42Below Vodka
3 ounces Dark Grape Juice
1 teaspoon Raw Sugar
4 slices Fresh Ginger
6 Fresh Blackberries (save 2 for garnish)
Muddle four berries, ginger and sugar in bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add vodka, grape juice and ice. Shake until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with two blackberries.
Chambord Candy Apple Martini – recipe and photo courtesy Chambord Liqueur representatives
1 ounce Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur
1 ounce Finlandia Vodka
3/4 ounce Apple Schnapps
Splash of Tuaca Liqueur
Lightly rim a chilled martini glass with caramel sauce. Refrigerate until ready to use. Combine liqueurs, vodka and apple schnapps in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled. Strain into prepared martini glass. Garnish with a thin slice of apple.
Halloween Hpnotist – recipe and photo courtesy Hpnotic representatives
2 ounces Hpnotiq
1 ounce Vodka
Splash of lemon juice
Add liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Place a lit glow stick into the glass.
Spooktacular Frankentini – recipe courtesy Pearl Vodka representatives, photo credit: David Sherman
2 ounces Pearl Vodka
1 ounce White Crème de Cacao
Splash Green Crème de Menthe
Combine liquids in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Raise your ghostly Halloween spirits with this eerie, brilliant green colored Spooktacular Frankentini. Enhance this drink by rimming the glass with chocolate cocoa powder and serving it on a platter with creepy Halloween chocolates.