20 Spooky Halloween Cocktails You Need To Try

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: THE FLAVOR BENDER

Spooky season is upon us and to be sure you make the best of it we’re sharing spooky-fun ideas to quench your thirst. Are you heading to a Halloween party? Or perhaps you’re hosting one yourself, either way, be sure to share delicious cocktails that will complement your delicious Halloween-themed food!

We’ve included a variety of spooky boozy cocktail recipes, as well as several non-alcoholic cocktail recipes, and a few kid-friendly drinks too! This way everyone will get to feel included this Halloween.

20. Black Magic Mule

A black magic mule is a refreshing and flavorful drink. With a shot of vodka, freshly muddled blackberries, and mint leaves, this drink will come together effortlessly.

In addition to the alcohol and the berries, you’ll also need freshly squeezed lime juice and ginger brew. Enjoy this cocktail on your own or make a few to share with friends, just be sure to enjoy responsibly!

PHOTO AND RECIPE BY: BITS AND BITES

19. Kid-Friendly: Halloween Monster Floats

While this is technically a kid-friendly Halloween drink, it’ll surely be a hit if you serve it at an adult-only party too! This drink is vibrant, creepy, and delicious and is made from a simple combination of 7-Up and lime sherbert.

While the drink is vibrantly green, it’s the gummy candy skewers that will surely make this drink stand out. Head to your local bulk food store, and pick up spooky Halloween gummy candies to make your very own skewers. It’s a mocktail, dessert, and snack all in one!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: SALTY CANARY

18. Black As Your Soul Halloween Cocktail

Black As Your Soul cocktail is a spooky drink made from simple ingredients. It also has a dash of activated charcoal to provide that deep dark black color.

Although this drink has a dark color, it’s actually quite refreshing. It’s made of lemonade and Bacardi Gold with fresh blueberries as a garnish.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: SIMPLY MADE RECIPES

17. Kid-Friendly: Vampire Ice Cream Floats

Move over root beer floats you’re about to get replaced with these delicious and spooky vampire ice cream floats! To create the crimson red color you’ll need Hershey’s strawberry syrup, as well as red soda.

Keep in mind this recipe yields 2 servings so if you’re planning on serving a crowd, you may need to double or triple the recipe! Garnish the drink with plastic vampire teeth, or edible teeth gummies, your choice.

PHOTO AND RECIPE BY: EVERYDAY SHORTCUTS

16. Poisoned Apple Cider Cocktail

Poisoned Apple Cider Cocktail is perfect for fall. Filled with apple cider, spiced rum, and pomegranate juice, there is a lot to look forward to.

Serve your guests these poisoned apple cider cocktails and they’ll surely fall under your spell. Give the drink a swirl and you’ll find yourself captivated by the beautiful gold luster and don’t worry it is completely food-safe.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: THE CHUNKY CHEF

15. Kid-Friendly Gummy Worm Punch

Gummy worm punch is a fun drink for kids but will serve well at a Halloween party for all ages too! Throw the ingredients into a punch bowl and allow your guests to get their own drinks, or prepare the glasses for them, your choice.

Gummy worms are frozen in Hawaiian Punch ice pucks which will also prevent the drink from being watered down. The pucks are then added to a sweet lime punch and as the ice melts, the gummy worms will emerge. It’s a drink and a treat all in one!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: BITZ & GIGGLES

14. Halloween Vampire Cocktail

Serve this cocktail with a syringe filled with blood and you’ll have a gory beverage ready in no time. Rest assured, the “blood-like” liquid is actually a delicious sweetened raspberry puree that comes together quickly using a blender.

Once the puree is prepared and added to the syringes you’ll be ready to prepare the cocktail. This cocktail is made from a simple combination of orange juice, club soda, vodka, and amaretto.

PHOTO AND RECIPE BY: SELF PROCLAIMED FOODIE

13. Color Changing Halloween Cocktail

Prepare to be captivated by this magical color-changing Halloween cocktail. You’ll be happy to learn that the secret ingredient that contains the color-changing properties is completely natural!

Be sure to garnish the cocktail with spooky eyeballs. These are made of lychees and cocktail cherries.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: SUPERGOLDEN FLAKES

12. Purple People Eater Cocktail

This Purple People Eater cocktail is perfect for any adult-only Halloween party and comes together in just 5 minutes!

A combination of blue curacao, grenadine, and cranberry juice creates a spooky purple color. Be sure to rim the glass with purple sugar and serve the drink on ice.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: HOMEMADE HOOPLAH

11. Blood-Red Pomegranate Margaritas

It’s margarita time! Serve your guests (that are of legal age of course) these delicious and spooky blood-red pomegranate margaritas.

This drink is made of classic margarita ingredients such as tequila, and fresh lime juice, however, this cocktail is upgraded with the additions of triple sec and pomegranate juice. Serve the margs in a fun Halloween cup and be sure to add a lime wedge.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: THE REDHEAD BAKER

10. “The Walking Dead” Zombie Cocktail

If you love watching The Walking Dead or all things zombies then you’re going to love this cocktail. Although, Zombie fan or not, this cocktail would be a great addition to any Halloween party.

This delicious cocktail is so sweet it could be a dessert. Full of ingredients like Kahlua, cream, and caramel, and fudge topping. Don’t forget to add the blood which is actually made from a simple combination of red food coloring and simple syrup.

PHOTO AND RECIPE BY: KAT BALOGGER

9. Non-Alcoholic Blood Bags

You don’t have to whip together a fancy cocktail to be creative this Halloween. This recipe combines a simple non-alcoholic punch made of cranberry juice, pineapple juice, and lemon-lime soda.

The secret to making this beverage spooky is to pour the punch into fake blood bags! Your guests will love this creepy addition to the party, and you’ll love that it requires little effort.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: FINDING ZEST

8. The Witch’s Heart

The Witch’s heart is a magical and irresistibly sweet cocktail. Made with apple brandy, grenadine, and a homemade shimmery liqueur.

As you pour the grenadine syrup into the cocktail you’ll notice it sinks to the bottom and will create a “bleeding” effect. Be sure to garnish the drink with a witch’s heart, which is really just a heart-shaped strawberry!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: THE FLAVOR BENDER

7. The Spider Bite Cocktail

The Spider Bite cocktail is a dark black cocktail that is infested with gelatinous spider eggs. Rest assured, the spider eggs are simply edible pearl tapioca balls.

Be sure to fill the glass with crushed ice to prevent the spider eggs from sinking to the bottom of the cocktail. Although the drink is delicious, it may have you and your guests squirming in your seats.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: JULEP

6. Candy Corn Jell-O Shots

Jell-O shots are so fun to make because they can be easily customized for any holiday. This recipe is designed to look like candy corn!

With white, orange, and yellow layers, these Jell-O shots will surely capture everyone’s attention. Just like candy corn, these Jell-O shots are incredibly sweet thanks to ingredients like cake vodka, sweetened condensed milk, and orange-flavored Jell-O.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: BLOG LOVIN’

5. Unicorn Blood Cocktail

This spooky Halloween cocktail was inspired by the Harry Potter series. Unicorn Blood is a sweet and delicious cocktail made from just a few ingredients.

The blood is actually a simple homemade raspberry syrup made of pureed raspberries, water, and icing sugar. The raspberry puree is accompanied by a shimmery liqueur that makes this cocktail look magical!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: THE FLAVOR BENDER

4. Hallowine Sangria

Quench your thirst this Halloween with a glass of Hallowine sangria. This lovely punch is made with a red wine of your choice, orange juice, and just a few other ingredients.

The red wine makes this drink the perfect spooky crimson red color and the fresh flavors will have you wanting more. Be sure to fill your glass with fresh fruit and pour the sangria over ice.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: THE SEASONED MOM

3. Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Shot

This boozy shot is inspired by an iconic Halloween movie, The Nightmare before Christmas. The best part is that the recipe only requires 2 ingredients!

These shots come together incredibly quickly and can easily serve a crowd. Simply shake the ingredients together over ice, and then strain into shot glasses.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: TIPSY CHICKENS

2. Blood-Clot Shot

Prepare a batch of these blood-clot shots and watch your friends squirm just by the sight of it! They may look scary but they are delicious.

To make the shots, simply combine Jack Daniel’s Tennessee fire whiskey, and hard cider. Further, the blood clot is formed from caramelized marshmallows. This recipe also provides tips and tricks so that you can make the serving platter look scary too!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: THIS WORTHEY LIFE

1. Beetlejuice Cocktail

This Beetlejuice cocktail is vibrant and perfectly sweet! Made with melon and raspberry liqueur, blue curacao, and just a couple of other ingredients.

The bright green color is perfect for Halloween. As a bonus, you’ll also be provided with instructions to prepare this cocktail for a crowd!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE BY: BREAD BOOZE BACON

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