What’s not to love about Halloween? The vampires, ghosts, ghouls, and the mounds of sweets. Ready to up your game? How about giving creative beverages as treats in exchange for daring tricks? In this blog, we look at the top 10 halloween cocktail ideas that would attract witches on broomsticks from far and wide. Let’s browse that drinks menu!
10 spooky halloween cocktail ideas
Just like the variety of costumes you can wear, your imagination is the limit when it comes to halloween cocktail ideas. Why not start with our list of 10?
Bloody Mary Syringes
Poison Apple Cocktails
Sparkling Ginger Sangria
The cherry liqueur in this classic cocktail makes it just creepy enough for halloween. Serve it in a skull-shaped glass for an extra spooky effect.
This whimsical cocktail is made with Viniq, vodka, and grenadine, and features mesmerising swirls of colour. Serve it in a cauldron-shaped glass for an extra witchy touch.
Black Magic Jelly Shots
This margarita gets its heat from jalapeño peppers. Serve it in a skull-shaped glass.
Black Widow Cocktail
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Step-by-Step Witches Brew
What’s a blog without a recipe? If you’re looking to try any of our Halloween cocktail ideas, we’d highly recommend the witchiest Witches Brew. Our recipe is enough for one cocktail.
1 tot of chilled apple brandy or apple vodka, 2 tots of homemade blackberry shimmery liqueur (see instructions below), 1 tsp grenadine, powdered dry ice (optional), martini glass to serve.
To make the blackberry shimmery liqueur:
Putting it all together – Witches Brew:
Add about 1/2 – 1 tsp of powdered dry ice to the bottom of the glass (optional).
Place the apple brandy and purple shimmery liqueur in a shaker. Add 1 ice cube and shake for a few seconds to chill the drink. Strain the drink into a martini glass. Top up with more purple shimmery liqueur if necessary.
Pour 1 tsp of grenadine syrup, about an inch from the surface of the drink – the grenadine should sink to the bottom, creating a “bleeding” effect.
Add about 1/2 tsp of powdered dry ice on top and serve with a stirrer, so that your guests can stir the “potion” to create that shimmery, smoky effect.
Step-by-step Vampire’s Kiss Mocktail
For those who prefer non-alcoholic treats, then this Vampire’s Kiss mocktail is sure to hit the spot. The best part? You’ll need only three ingredients!
or this Vampire Kiss Mocktail, you’ll only need 3 ingredients:
- 1.8 litres of frozen cherry pomegranate juice concentrate (or any dark red flavour0
- 4 litres of ginger ale
- Ice cubes
Let the frozen concentrate thaw. Fill each cup with ginger ale. Fill non-surgical syringers with the thawed concentrate. Guests will then squeeze “blood” into their drinks.
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