Your Halloween outfit is ON POINT and you’re ready to P-A-R-T-Y. So, I’ve compiled a list of my favourite Halloween cocktails this year. I’ve tried to pick a variety of easy-to-make and more complex spooky Halloween cocktail recipes, for you to make at home.
Swamp Water Cocktail (by Louise Rose Railton)
- 50ml Malibu
- 10 mint leaves
- 1 tbsp. brown sugar
- Lime juice (from 1 lime)
- 50ml sparkling water
- 50ml Franklin & Sons Wild Strawberry and Raspberry mixer
- Frozen mixed fruit (I chose blackberries and raspberries)
Mix the brown sugar, mint leaves and lime juice in the bottom of a jar/glass. Add crushed ice to the glass, add the Malibu, sparkling water, Strawberry & Raspberry mixer and the frozen mixed fruit. Garnish with gummy worms to add an extra spooky touch to your drink.
The Day Of The Dead (by the Trading House)
- 50ml Cazcabel Blanco
- 25ml Cointreau
- 25ml Lime Juice
- Dash of Grenadine
- Orange peel
Add tequila, lime juice and Cointreau to glass and shake. Pour into a fresh glass with crushed ice. Add a dash of grenadine and let it sink to the bottom. Garnish with orange peel, cut into a pumpkin or any Halloween themed shape which takes your fancy.
Halloween Juice (by Caorunn)
- 50ml Caorunn Gin
- 50ml Pumpkin Juice
- 75ml Apple Juice
Shake all ingredients over ice and serve in a glass, with a slice of apple.
Pumpkin Pie Martini (by Caorunn)
- 50ml Caorunn Gin
- 25ml pumpkin and cinnamon vanilla syrup *instructions on how to make below
- 20ml lemon juice
* To make pumpkin and cinnamon vanilla syrup:
Marinade cubed pumpkin in a container with Agave or sugar syrup, vanilla pods and cinnamon sticks. Muddle together to extract the water from the pumpkin, sieve and bottle.
Add all ingredients to a Boston glass, shake and double strain. Serve in a martini glass and garnish with a vanilla pod
Ghostly Shadow Cocktail (by Buddha Bar)
- 50ml ghost vodka
- 15ml lime juice
- 10ml elderflower
- 10ml sugar syrup
- Fresh cucumber
- 1 egg white
- 25ml apple juice
Shake all ingredients and serve in a cocktail glass.
I hope you’ve enjoyed these recipes for Halloween cocktails. You can adjust the cocktail recipes to your own taste, or add any other ingredients you think you might enjoy.
Do you like cocktails? Are you making any for Halloween? Let me know in the comments.