Haunting Halloween Cocktails

30-Sep-2010 by


Halloween cocktails
Sure, Halloween may be the time for kids to get dressed up and go trick-or-treating, but that doesn't mean adults can't have fun too! It's time to drink and celebrate! Here is a list of the top 10 haunting Halloween cocktails. If you haven’t tried out these popular Halloween cocktail recipes till now, you're in for a real treat!







1. Bayou slime – This cocktail has the same mystery associated with the swamps of bayou. You will wonder what lies below the top layer of this creamy mojito consisting of: 2 parts dark rum, 6-8 fresh mint leaves, 1/2 part spiced cordial syrup, and 1 egg white.

1) Muddle the mint leaves and syrup together, making sure to really crush the mint leaves.

2) Place all the ingredients into a shaker, shake until cold and frothy and then drain into a martini glass and garnish with mint lead.

Bayou Slime Cocktail Recipe - Halloween Martini


2. Black cat – This is a haunting yet very tasty cocktail consisting of: 1 shot blue curacao, 1 shot of vodka, 3 shots of lemon lime soda, 1 shot of cranberry juice, and 1/2 shot fresh squeezed lime juice.

1) Shake together the curacao, vodka and lime juice, then add the soda.

2) Pour cranberry juice into the bottom of a tall glass and then pour the alcoholic mixture on top of it. Garnish with lime curl and black cocktail stirrer.


3. Bloody-tini – Nothing to get scared about the name of this cocktail. This cocktail has a red deep hue that comes from the Acai component of this drink: 2 oz. Acai Spirit, 1 oz. Acai juice, 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice, and champagne.

1) Combine all components of the drink except the champagne.

2) Shake, pour into a martini glass and then top it off with the champagne.

4. Corpse reviver – This cocktail can make even the dead alive –combine 2 shots of cognac, 1 shot of apple brandy or Calvados, and 1 shot of Sweet Vermouth. Stir well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

Corpse Reviver No. 1 cocktail

5. Devil’s punch – This is one of those drinks that can be served in a punch bowl or by the glass. Simply combine 2 oz. of tequilia, 1 oz. of orange liqueur, 1 oz. of limoncello, 1 oz. of sour mix, and a tiny bit of orange juice.

Devil's Punch. Photo by FLKeysJen


6. Dracula's kiss – This cocktail has flavors of cherry cola and is accented with some sweet grenadine. Combine 1 oz. black cherry vodka, 1/2 oz. of grenadine, cola and use a maraschino cherry for garnish.


7. Ghostbuster – The ghost aspect of this drink comes from the Irish cream that floats inside the cocktail made with 1 oz. of peach schnapps, 1 oz. of melon liquer, and a few drops of the Irish cream.


8. Green Ghoul – This is another great drink for Halloween that consists of 1 part UV green tea vodka and 2 parts lemonade simply shaken together with ice and served in a martini glass.


 Image credits: sofakingdrunk.com, blog.halloweenexpress.com 



Anonymous says :

Black cat...I love this...
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 5:19am

Medusa says :

pls pls tell how to make the smoke on the drink.....plsssssssssssss
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 7:37am

Medusa says :

pls pls tell how to make the smoke on the drink.....plsssssssssssss
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 7:37am

GailW says :

Dry ice!
Posted on: 31 October 2011 - 3:48pm

JoJas says :

Why no recipes to make these drinks?
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 8:09am

halloweenlover says :

Would have loved to have the recipes and garnishing ideas as well!
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 8:19am

Anonymous says :

I cannot drink a blood laced drink ever !
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 11:09am

Anonymous says :

Great pictures
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 11:11am
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barbecue says :

cocktails for Halloween..wow
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 2:08pm

Anonymous says :

what an interesting article...wondering about the outcome of having these drinks on the party menu....
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 2:37pm
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Sulakshana says :

Blood tini and corpse reviver are sure to be the showstopper of your menu card this Halloween
Posted on: 12 October 2011 - 2:55pm
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chockyfoodie says :

They look and sound so real!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted on: 13 October 2011 - 1:58am

Anonymous says :

Great but how do you make them????????????
Posted on: 28 October 2011 - 7:18am