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.
Werewolf Shot https://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
Catacombs of Paris https://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.
Vampire Killer https://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/vampire-killer/ Blood Shot https://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!
Midnight Moon https://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/midnight-moon/ Midnight Moon is an excellent layered Halloween shot with its deep, dark coloring. Eerie, but cool!
Blood Stain https://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.
5 Horror Movie Inspired Shots: Chuckie, Freddy Kruger, Ghostbusters, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Nightmare on Any Street https://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!
Hellraiser, Bloodied Brains, Friendly Ghost, Vampire Shot https://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/conjuring-up-halloween-shots/
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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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://intoxicologist.net/2011/01/a-wicked-sip/
4 Popular Cocktails with a Twist: Shivering Sour, Grateful Dead, Screaming Fantasma, Toiling in Trouble https://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.
7 Whiskey Cocktails: Bloody Venom, Infusion, Dawn of the Red, Vampire Lust, Wicked Rye, Bobbing for Red Apples, Lobotomizer https://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.
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 https://intoxicologist.net/2009/10/cocktail-recipes-enter-the-twilight-zone/ Merry Widow https://intoxicologist.net/2011/09/70s-cocktail-memories/
White Spider, The Dark Knight, Gotham Martini, Gotham https://intoxicologist.net/2010/09/national-comic-book-day-super-hero-cocktail-recipes/
Classic Cocktails Ideal for Halloween
Corpse Reviver #2 https://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 https://intoxicologist.net/2010/10/keeping-halloween-classic-blood-sand/ Blood and Sand is an excellent example of scotch’s use in drink recipes. Zombie https://intoxicologist.net/2009/08/top-10-classic-cocktails/ Obituary Cocktail https://intoxicologist.net/2010/11/new-orleans-boasts-saintly-classic-cocktails/ Death in the Afternoon https://intoxicologist.net/2010/03/dying-a-sweet-death-for-st-patricks-day/
Monkey Gland https://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 https://intoxicologist.net/2012/10/wicked-cherry-fizz/
Tootsie Roll Wrapper, Joyful Almond, Sweetheart Tart https://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.
4 Twilight Inspired Mocktails: Transformation, Shape-Shifter, The Coven, Vampire Isle https://intoxicologist.net/2009/10/halloween-themed-twilight-mocktails/
Recipes Perfect for Punches and Pitchers
Caramel Apple Martini https://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.