5 Spooky Cocktails to Die For

Here are 5 spooky cocktails to serve up on Halloween night. Trick and treats aside, Halloween is a time for spooky, creepy concoctions. Whether you’re having a get together, or just want to have a cocktail while you’re giving out candy to all of the little kiddies… these should be your go to!

  1. Poisoned Apple PieIngredients:

  • 2 oz. dark rum
  • ½ oz. heavy cream
  • ½ oz. cinnamon syrup
  • 1 medium egg white
  • 2 oz. Sparkling Apple Juice
  • Garnish: pinches of activated charcoal and cinnamon

Directions: In a shaker with no ice, add the rum, heavy cream, cinnamon syrup, and egg white. Dry shake for 30 seconds, add ice and shake again to chill. Strain into a flute or coupe glass. Slowly add the sparkling apple juice and sprinkle two pinches of the charcoal and cinnamon on top. Serve and enjoy!

2. Dark & Stormy

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. gin
  • 2 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Optional: Cubes of dry ice

Directions: Combine the gin, pomegranate juice, simple syrup, and ice to a shaker and shake for at least 30 seconds. Serve in martini glass. For a smoky, stormy effect, add a small cube of dry ice to the bottom of each glass.

3. Black Magic Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 c. Black sanding sugar
  • 2 c. ice
  • 4 oz. silver tequilla
  • 2 oz. triple sec
  • 1/2 c. lime juice
  • red food coloring
  • Blue food coloring
  • green food coloring
  • lime slices, for garnish

Directions: Rim glasses with a lime slice and dip in the black sanding sugar. Add all ingredients to a shaker and stir to combine, adding the food coloring to the desired black color. Pour liquid into glasses with ice, garnish with lime and serve

4. Zombie Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. light rum
  • 1 oz. dark rum
  • 1 oz. apricot liquor
  • 2 oz. orange juice
  • 1 dash lime Bitters
  • 1 handful ice
  • 1 oz. Bacardi 151 Rum
  • orange slice and cherry, for garnish

Directions: In a cocktail shaker combine the light and dark rum, apricot liquor, orange juice, and bitters. Pour into a large glass filled with ice and top with a shot of Bacardi 151. Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.

5. Purple People Eater Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Blue Curacao
  • 1 part sweet and sour mix
  • 1 part grenadine
  • 1 part cranberry juice
  • 1 ½ part vodka
  • Purple sugar
  • Simple syrup

Directions: Moisten the rim of a glass with simple syrup and dip the rim in the purple sugar. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the vodka, blue curacao, sweet and sour mix, and cranberry juice. Pour liquid into rimmed glass with ice and enjoy!

Stay safe! And Happy Halloween!

Cheers,

Danyelle