21 Spooky Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is a few weeks away! We’ve complied a list of our favorite spooky Halloween inspired cocktails for you to indulge in. We have everything from Rum to tequila.

As you begin to carve your pumpkins and break out your heavy sweaters, Kahlúa, the rum and coffee liqueur and Malibu, the original coconut liqueur and Caribbean rum blend want to ensure you are well prepared to enjoy the change in season with fall flavor favorites Kahlúa Pumpkin Spice and Malibu Black, Red and Spiced.

 


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Malibu Witches Brew

  • 1 ½ parts Malibu Red
  • 2 parts pineapple-orange juice
  • ½ part blue curaçao liqueur

Shake ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, then strain into a martini glass. For a wicked touch, garnish with lychee fruit stuffed with blueberry and drip with grenadine.

 

 

 

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Malibu Swamp Water

  • 1 ½ parts Malibu Spiced
  • 10-12 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 part lime juice
  • 2 parts club soda
  • ½ part cola
  • 10 blueberries

Muddle sugar, mint, and lime juice in bottom of a mason jar. Add crushed ice to two thirds of glass, add Malibu® Spiced, then top with soda water, cola, and blueberries. Garnish with gummy worms.

 

 

 Kahlua Spiced Russian

Kahlua Spiced Russian

  • 1.5 parts Kahlúa Pumpkin Spice
  • 0.5 part ABSOLUT Mandrin
  • 1 part half and half

Build over ice in a rocks glass and stir. Garnish with freshly-grated nutmeg.

 Kahlua Autumn Sweater

Kahlua Autumn Sweater

  • 1.75 parts Kahlúa Pumpkin Spice
  • 0.25 part Frangelico
  • Top with cola

Build over ice in a highball glass, and garnish with a lemon wedge.

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Malibu Pain Punch

  • 2 parts Malibu Black
  • 1 part fresh orange juice
  • 4 parts unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 part coconut water

Blend without ice and pour into a tall glass filled with ice.

Captian Morgan has you covered with more Rum options. The Plundering Pumpkin is a simple drink featuring Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, pumpkin beer and ginger ale. Check out the Plundering Pumpkin and a few others:

Plundering Pumpkin

The Plundering Pumpkin

  • 1 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN Original Spiced Rum
  • 3 oz. Pumpkin Beer
  • 1 oz. Ginger Ale

Combine ingredients in a tall glass filled with ice, garnish and stir.

The Morgan Monster

The Morgan Monster

  • 1.5 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN Original Spiced Rum
  • 0.5 oz. Sour Mix
  • 1.5 oz. Soda Water
  • Aromatic Bitters
  • 2 Lemon Wedges

Combine all ingredients (except bitters) in a tall glass, filled with ice, float bitters on top of drink.

The Captain CiderThe Captain Cider

  • 1 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN Original Spiced Rum
  • 1.5 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • 1.5 oz. Hard Cider

Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice, garnish with apple wedges and cranberry.

Spice Trader_Jagermeister

Spice Trader (Created by Brian Miller)

  • 1 ½ oz Jägermeister
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • ½ oz Cana Brava rum
  • ½ oz Don’s Spices #4
  • ½ oz Don’s Spices #2
  • ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz fresh orange juice

Shake with 3 ice cubes & strain into a highball glass over crushed ice & place in a double old fashioned glass with dry ice. Garnish with a long orange twist and add hot water to the dry ice.

Black & OrangeBlack and Orange (Created by Rob Krueger from Extra Fancy)

  • 1.5 oz. Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition
  • .5 oz. Amaro Meletti
  • .5 oz. Yellow Chartreuse
  • .5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1.5 oz. Fresh Pressed Carrot Juice
  • Fresh ground Black Pepper for garnish

Shake all together with ice and strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Grind the black pepper on top to garnish.

Sleepy_Hollow_PhotoCred_Jenny_LedererSleepy Hollow (Created by Josh Mazza, The Gilroy, NYC)

  • 1 ½ oz. The Black Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky
  • ¾ oz. Bittermans Coffee Liqueur
  • ½ oz. Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur
  • 2 ½ oz. Almond Milk

Build into a Tiki mug. Add 1 pellet dry ice. Garnish with grated chocolate.

TheBlackWitchBlack Witch (Created by Jim Kearns, Happiest Hour)

  • 1-1/2 oz The Black Grouse
  • 3/4 oz Cynar
  • 1/2 oz Liquore Strega

Stir and strain over a large block of ice; Garnish with a lemon twist

For a larger batch:

  • 6 parts The Black Grouse
  • 2 parts Liquore Strega
  • 3 parts Cynar

Garnish with lemon twists over a large block of ice

HallowsEveHallows Eve (Created by Tim Coope, Sweetwater Social)

  • 1.75oz The Famous Grouse
  • 1oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • .75oz Grade ‘B’ Maple syrup
  • .5oz Campari

Add all ingredients into a shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain over new ice into a double rocks glass. Garnish with an orange slice. *grade ‘B’ maple syrup is preferred as its richer and has a more robust flavor profile. However, the drink will still work if grade ‘A’ is used.

Batch Recipe:

  • 1 bottle The Famous Grouse (750ml)
  • 14oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 10oz Grade ‘B’ Maple syrup
  • 7oz Campari
  • 10oz Cold Water

Add all ingredients into a punch bowl. Stir well. Add ice. Decorate by adding Orange slices, Cranberries and Rosemary.

Withces potionApple Ducking (Created by Natasha David, Nitecap)

  • 1.5 oz The Famous Grouse
  • .5 oz The Black Grouse
  • .5 oz Grade B Maple Syrup
  • .5 oz Fresh Orange Juice
  • .5 oz Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Top with Seltzer

Shake with ice and strain into a Highball glass Garnish with Freshly Grated Cinnamon. *This drink is inspired by Apple Bobbing, or as it’s called in England, Apple Ducking.

Batch Recipe:

  • 9 oz Famous Grouse
  • 3 oz Black Grouse
  • 3 oz Orange Juice
  • 3 oz Grade B Maple Syrup
  • 3 oz Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Top with Seltzer

Method: Shake and Strain and then top with Seltzer
Glass: Highball with Ice
Garnish: Freshly Grated Cinnamon

Witch's PotionWitch’s Potion

  • 1 oz. Patrón XO Cafe Incendio
  • 1 oz. Patron Reposado
  • 0.5 oz. Medium Bodied Red Wine (ex. Barbera d’ Alba)
  • 0.5 oz. Honey Syrup (3 parts of honey mixed with 1 part of hot water; chilled)
  • 0.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 5 Cloves

Garnish: Cloves
Muddle cloves in a shaker until broken into small pieces. Add the rest of ingredients and ice. Shake and strain through a fine strainer into a chilled coupe glass. Drop 3 cloves into a cocktail.

Svedka is a Swedish brand of vodka, manufactured in Lidköping, Sweden, it’s smooth and tasty. See how the brand it kicking off Halloween below:

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SVEDKA Bloody Devil

INGREDIENTS:

  • ¾ part SVEDKA Clementine
  • ¾ part sweet vermouth
  • ¾ part orange juice
  • ½ part orange Curaçao
  • Dash orange bitters
    Fake blood:
  • ½ cup white corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water
  • 15 drops red food coloring
  • 1-5 drops blue food coloring

INSTRUCTIONS: Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake, and strain in to a Martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel.

Fake blood: In a bowl, mix the corn syrup and the corn starch together. Add water until the mixture is the consistency of blood. Mix in food coloring until you achieve the desired color.

SERPENTSBITE_SourVenomSERPENT’S BITE Sour Venom

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 parts SERPENT’S BITE
  • ¾ part fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ part Simple syrup
  • Dry red wine float

INSTRUCTIONS: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass except for red wine. Shake and strain over ice into a martini glass. Carefully layer red wine on top. Serve in a cocktail glass

SVEDKA_OrangeScreamPopSVEDKA Orange Scream Pop

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 parts SVEDKA Orange Cream Pop
  • ½ part heavy cream
  • ¼ part vanilla syrup
  • Float grenadine
  • Garnish with Candy Corn

INSTRUCTIONS: Combine ingredients in cocktail shaker over ice, shake and strain into Martini glass. Garnish with candy corn.

Vanilla Syrup: De-seed one vanilla pod and cut into quarters. Steep in one cup of hot water, turn off heat, and add one cup of granulated sugar. Store covered for 24 hours, strain into a container.

SERPENTSBITE_FrightNightSERPENT’S BITE Fight Night

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 parts SERPENT’S BITE
  • ¾ part raspberry syrup
  • ¾ part fresh lemon juice

INSTRUCTIONS: Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a glass over ice, garnish with fresh raspberries. 

SVEDKA_Nuts_and_BoltsSVEDKA Nuts & Bolts

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 parts SVEDKA Vodka
  • ½ part Amaretto
  • ¾ part fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ part simple syrup
  • 3 blackberries

INSTRUCTIONS: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake, and strain in a Martini glass rimmed with chopped nuts. Garnish with a skewered blackberry.
*To rim glass, dip rim in corn syrup before coating with chopped nuts.

ONEHOPE_HocusPocusPunchONEHOPE’s Hocus Pocus Punch

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 750 ml ONEHOPE Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 orange zested and juiced
  • 10 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 cloves
  • 3 star anise
  • 2 oranges peeled for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS: Combine cider, wine, honey, orange juice, zest, 2 cinnamon sticks, cloves and star anise in a large sauce pan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Pour into mugs and garnish with orange peels and cinnamon sticks.

BONUS

Here are a few more spook-proof cocktail ideas to avoid any frightful party “mix-ups” this Halloween. Keeping both the traditionalist and avant-garde aficionados of the holiday in mind, this curated list of BOOzy beverages is sure to have something for each and every costumed guest haunting your house on All Hallows’ Eve. Leave the candy to the kids, and treat partygoers to one (or all) of these sweet sips.

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Always remember to drink responsibly!