What makes a Halloween party reach the next level? Halloween drinks!
Themed cocktails add more fun to any party, and these drinks are perfect for the occasion: spooky and neon-colored.
Some of them even bubble and smoke! As a cocktail purist, I have included some of my favorite classics that go along with the theme.
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Corpse Reviver, Death in the Afternoon, and Zombie are excellent drink options from the 1920s that fit the spooky theme.
I have gathered some recipes that will make you feel like you’re in a horror movie. Are you ready to start?
Top 15 Halloween Drinks & Cocktails
Witches Brew Drink
Looking for a spooky Halloween cocktail that will impress? Give the Witches Brew a try!
Despite its neon green color, it is actually bright and sweet-tart, with flavors of melon and citrus.
Adding dry ice to the brew creates bubbles and boils, releasing a magical smoke that wisps into the air.
Recipe: Witches Brew Drink
Vampire’s Kiss Cocktail
Another spooky Halloween drink to try is the Vampire’s Kiss!
This blood-red drink is simply a berry-flavored vodka martini that is pretending to be a sinister Halloween cocktail.
When you take a sip, it has a sweet and tart taste with a fruity berry finish. To make it even more festive, you can dress it up with a red sugar rim and a chunk of dry ice.
When you add the dry ice, it bubbles and boils while continuously releasing a stream of smoke.
Recipe: Vampire’s Kiss Cocktail
Here’s a delightfully spooky drink that’s bursting with fun: Halloween Punch!
This cauldron, filled with blood-red liquid, bubbles, and boils creates an enchanting spectacle as tendrils of smoke waft through the room.
On its own, it’s a fruity Halloween punch that kids will love. However, if you want to make it a Halloween alcoholic punch, simply add some aged rum.
Recipe: Halloween Punch
What could be more perfect for Halloween than a Pumpkin Martini? This delightful drink is smooth and made with real pumpkin, giving it the most delicious natural flavor.
For an extra special touch, rim the glass with crushed graham crackers to add a delightful hint of sweet crunch to every sip!
Recipe: Pumpkin Martini
Pumpkin Old Fashioned
Looking for a Halloween cocktail that is easy to sip and not overly sweet? Give the Pumpkin Old Fashioned a try!
This drink is perfect for those who enjoy bourbon, as it offers a rich and complex flavor profile with hints of vanilla, maple, and spice.
Despite its bright orange color, it tastes just like the Classic Old Fashioned you know and love… but with an added cozy twist.
Recipe: Pumpkin Old Fashioned
Here’s a classic cocktail that has a unique name: the Corpse Reviver! Don’t worry, there’s nothing scary or ghoulish about it. I
This cocktail is a classic Gin Sour from the 1930s. It’s tart and zingy thanks to lemon juice and orange liqueur, and it has a hint of licorice on the finish.
Trust me, it’s a real showstopper.
Recipe: Corpse Reviver
Death in the Afternoon Cocktail
Here’s another classic cocktail that can also be enjoyed as a Halloween drink: Death in the Afternoon!
This cocktail has a mesmerizing green color and features a combination of absinthe and sparkling wine.
The flavor is absolutely intriguing, with a bubbly texture and a delightful black licorice finish.
Recipe: Death in the Afternoon Cocktail
Haunted Pumpkin Patch Margarita
This sweet and spiced pumpkin margarita is the ultimate Halloween drink!
It combines pumpkin butter, apple cider, tequila, and ginger beer to create a magical concoction.
Recipe: Haunted Pumpkin Patch Margarita
Here’s a Halloween cocktail that’s completely over the top, but it’s worth it if you’re an adventurous home bartender.
This classic cocktail is packed with a potent punch, thanks to four types of rum, three fruit juices, and two fruit syrups.
The Zombie cocktail was invented in the 1930s and was one of the first of its kind. Plus, the name makes it perfect for Halloween parties.
Recipe: The Zombie
Here’s another Halloween cocktail classic: the beloved Bloody Mary!
This timeless drink dates back to the 1920s and has gained worldwide popularity thanks to its winning combination of vodka and tomato juice.
To give it a spooky twist for Halloween, you can add some eerie garnishes, like pickled onion eyeballs.
Recipe: Bloody Mary
The Grave Digger
This Grave Digger cocktail will give you all the eerie vibes of a haunted graveyard!
Just mix mezcal together with orange liqueur, apple cider, and ginger beer to create a deliciously spooky Halloween cocktail.
Recipe: The Grave Digger
The Drunk Ghost is a delightful Halloween cocktail crafted using coconut rum and vanilla vodka. It’s an ideal beverage for the season!
If you can get your hands on a ghost peep, top it off with that, or alternatively, you can decorate the glasses to resemble ghosts.
Recipe: Drunk Ghost
Dark and Stormy
“It was a dark and stormy night,” is a common opening line for many spooky stories.
It also happens to be a great and easy cocktail for Halloween! Each ingredient in this drink has its own unique personality.
The dark rum is rich and earthy, with hints of vanilla and brown sugar. The ginger beer adds a spicy kick and is filled with fruity and effervescent bubbles.
Finally, the tangy lime adds a refreshing twist. The best part is that you can mix this cocktail right in the glass!
Recipe: Dark and Stormy
Poisoned Apple Cocktail
Try this spooky poisoned apple cocktail! It’s perfect for entertaining your Halloween guests.
Bursting with fruity flavors and vodka, this fun dry ice drink is sure to impress everyone.
Recipe: Poisoned Apple Cocktail
Nightmare on Bourbon Street
Last up in my Halloween cocktails is Nightmare on Bourbon Street!
This drink is sweet, spiced, and warming, and it features everyone’s favorite fall liquor. It’s the perfect haunted cocktail to cozy up with on Halloween Night!
Recipe: Nightmare on Bourbon Street
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