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Check Out These Spooky Halloween Cocktails

Wed, October 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT by Chloe Melas Add first Comment
Halloween Cocktails

Put on your costume and whip up one of these delicious drinks for Halloween!

Halloween is here! But it’s not a perfect night unless you have a festive cocktail in hand. So whether you’re throwing a party or taking the kids to trick-or-treat, check out‘s Halloween concoctions!

Absolut Vanilia Hot Chocolate Smoothie:

Found at Bodega

Absolut vanilia
hot chocolate
vanilla extract
whey protein

Patron XO Frozen Smores Icy Cocoa Shake:

Patron xo cafe dark cocoa
cocoa mix
vanilla soy milk
graham cracker garnish

Pumpkin Spiced Latte Martini from Sons of Essex
Jameson, warm latte, homemade pumpkin purée, homeade pumpkin syrup, brown sugar

Pumpkin Ginger Mimosa from Sons of Essex

fresh muddled ginger
homemade pumpkin puree

Grand St. Glogg from Sons of Essex

port wine
orange peel

SVEDKA After Dark

1 Part SVEDKA Clementine
1/2 part Sour Cherry Schnapps
1 Part Mango Juice
1/2 Part Orange Juice
Splash of Lime Juice
Garnish with Candy Corn

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake gently, and strain into a glass. Garnish with candy corn.

THRILLER COCKTAIL from Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort

1 oz Vodka
.5 oz de Menta verde
.5 oz Licor de melon
6 oz Coca cola

CREEPY COCKTAIL from Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort

1.5 OZ Ginebra
.5 oz Jarabe natural
.5 oz jugo de limon
6.5 oz Agua mineral
.5 Jarabe granadina
1 oz Curacao azul

Dark Chocolate Velvet from Beauty & Essex

2oz Guinness
3oz Prosecco

The mojito is the signature drink of Sun Palace, but is modified during the festivities- it’s a scary version of the “mojito” it’s called: “Ghostito”


It’s a typical Mojito made with Blue Curacao y Strawberries



· 1 part Hornitos™ Plata Tequila
· ¼ part maple syrup
· ½ part white creme de menthe
· Layer ingredients in a tall glass, top with finely crushed ice, and drink from the bottom through a straw.

Candy Corn Margarita

Serves 9
· 1 can frozen limeade

· 6 ounces Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila

· 3 ounces Orange liquor

· 8 ounces orange soda

· 8 ounces light beer

· In a pitcher combine all ingredients. Chill and serve on a plate filled with Candy Corn.

Candy Apple Margaritas

Serves 9
· 1 Can Limeade

· 6 ounces Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila

· 3 ounces Cinnamon liqueur

· 8 ounces sour apple soda

The Great Pumpkin

Served at Mulberry Project & The Vinatta Project (both in NYC)
· 4oz Hot Apple Cider

· 2oz Spiced Rum

· 2 tbsp Pumpkin Puree*

· 1 tbsp of Butter

· 2 tsp Raw Sugar

· 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Powder

· 1/2 tsp Whole Cloves

· 1/4 tsp Grated Nutmeg

· 1 pinch Sea Salt

· Garnish with Cinnamon Quill. Enjoy while hot.

o To make Pumpkin Puree whisk pumpkin puree, butter, sugar and spices into a batter in a warm bowl. Add batter to a large mug. Top with Spiced Rum, Dram and Hot Cider and stir the mixture in the mug until drink is a thick and even consistency.

Pumpkin Spice Martini

1.5 Oz Hiram Walker Pumpkin Spice Liquor
1.5 Oz Stoli Vanilla Vodka
1.5 Oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
Cinnamon sugar (1 part cinnamon to 3 parts sugar)

Rim the martini glass with cinnamon sugar
Pour liquors in a mixing tumbler and shake well. Strain in to martini glass
Garnish with cinnamon stick

EFFEN® Pumpkin Patch Fizz

2 parts EFFEN® Vodka
1 part Lemon Juice
1 part Cinnamon Syrup
2 parts Club Soda

Method: Add all ingredients, except soda, to a cocktail shaker over ice and shake. Strain and pour into a tall glass with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with orange wheel in the glass.

EFFEN® Black Cherry Enchantress

2 parts EFFEN® Black Cherry Vodka
3/4 part DeKuyper® Peachtree Schnapps Liqueur
3/4 part Lemon Juice
2 slices Fresh Peach
2 Fresh Cherries
1 part Club Soda

Method: In a mixing glass, muddle peach slices and cherries in juice and syrup. Add EFFEN® Black Cherry Vodka, peach liqueur and lemon juice over ice. Shake, and strain into a tall glass over ice. Top with club soda and garnish with peach and cherry.

121 Fulton Street:

The (moon) Shining —- An Apple Cinnamon Manhattan inspired by the movie “The Shining”

Apple Cinnamon Manhattan

2 oz Dickel Tennessee Whisky

1 oz Sweet Vermouth

Dash of Bitters

Garnish it with a cinnamon rim and cinnamon stick

The Exor-“sips” — a Candy corn martini inspired by the movie “The Exorcist”

Candy corn martini

1.5 oz Belvedere Intense

Splash of Orange juice

1oz Crème de cacao,

1/5 oz Butterscotch schnapps

Garnish w candy corn

The Tippler

The Devil at The Door

.75 lemon

.75 simple

1.5 deaths door gin

Dash hellfire bitter

Egg white


.5 Velvet devil merlot float

Top with skull and crossbones ango drops


· 2 oz. Hpnotiq

· 2 oz. Premium Gin

· Splash of Lemon Juice

· Splash of Champagne

Garnish with a ghost marshmellow peep.

Black Widow

· 3 oz. Hpnotiq Harmonie

· 1 oz. Premium Vodka

· 1 oz. Grapefruit Juice

· Touch of Grenadine

Garnish with a toy spider.

Witches Brew

1 part Red Stag by Jim Beam® Black Cherry
3 parts Blood Orange Juice
Build over ice in a tall highball glass.
Garnish with a half-moon orange slice.

Haunted Honey Tea

1.5 parts Red Stag by Jim Beam® Honey Tea
4 parts Lemonade/ Tea
Build over rocks in a tall glass.
Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Spicy Nut Bourbon

1.5 part Red Stag by Jim Beam® Spiced Bourbon
1.0 part DeKuyper® Amaretto
3.0 part ½ & ½
Shake with ice and pour into a Double Old Fashioned glass.

Black Apple

1 part Jim Beam® Black
2 parts Fresh Pressed Apple Juice
1 part Fresh Lemon Sour
Build over ice in a tall glass.
Garnish with a lemon wedge.

At-Home cocktail recipes for any Halloween parties from SKYY Infusions Blood Orange, Midori Melon Liqueur and X-Rated Fusion Liqueur

The Creepy Crawler

2 oz. SKYY Infusions Blood Orange
1 tea spoon of passion fruit syrup
.5 oz. of orange juice
.5 oz. of Pineapple juice

Shake all ingredient pour in a low-ball glass fill with ice. Top with a hibiscus flower and a tea spoon of hibiscus flower syrup.

Midori’s Spider Kiss

1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
1 part SKYY Vodka
Juice from 1/2 Lemon
Chocolate syrup
Chocolate dipped orange slice for garnish

Draw a chocolate web into a martini glass. Place in freezer and chill for a ghostly effect. Shake all ingredients and strain into glass. For a blood effect, drizzle grenadine down the side of the glass. Garnish with a chocolate dipped orange slice.

The Itsy Bitsy

1 oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
.5 oz. SKYY Vodka
1.5 oz. Black Raspberry Liqueur
3 blackberries

Muddle 2-3 blackberries in shaker. Place remaining ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with black rimming sugar. Garnish with cocktail pick with blackberries.

Dracula’s Kiss

1.5 oz. SKYY Infusions Blood Orange
1oz. Blood Orange Puree
1.5 oz. Blueberry Pomegranate Juice
1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
1/2 oz. Simple Syrup

Combine all ingredients, shake hard!

Whiskey Blue at W Los Angeles – Westwood


-Muddle 1 orange wheel
-Muddle 7 mint leaves
-2 oz Jack Daniels
-1.5 oz Simple Syrup
-1.5 oz Lemon Juice
-.5 oz Chambord
-Orange wheel garnish
Muddle orange wheel and mint leaves into a shaking tin. Add ice and all ingredients. Strain into a martini glass. Sink Chambord and garnish with an orange wheel.

Whiskey Blue at W Los Angeles – Westwood

Candy Corn Martini

Sip on this martini while munching on everyone’s favorite Halloween treat!
-1 oz Grenadine
-1 oz Orange Juice
-1 oz Voli Orange Vodka
-2 oz Coconut Vodka
-Splash of Crème
Mix Voli Orange Vodka and orange juice together and strain into a martini glass. Then mix coconut vodka and cream and mix and layer into the martini glass. Sink the grenadine into the glass.

Whiskey Blue at W Los Angeles – Westwood

Peaches and Scream

This libation is sure to make you scream!
-1.5 oz Old Forester Bourbon
-.5 oz Cream
-.5 oz Peach Purée
-.5 oz Apple Butter Syrup
-Pinch of Cinnamon Spice
-Brown Sugar Rim
-Peach or apple garnish
Muddle and strain over ice into a martini glass with a brown sugar rim. Garnish with a peach or apple slice.

Whiskey Blue at W Los Angeles – Westwood

Cali Midnight

1.5 oz of Caliche Rum
3/4 oz Port Wine
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Triple Sec
Cinnamon Stick

In a mixing glass, combine all ingredients over ice and stir until well mixed. Strain into an ice filled tall coupe. Grate cinnamon on top and garnish with a cinnamon stick

Spooky Screwdriver

-6 ounces orange juice
-4 ounces black vodka

Pour in orange juice. Gently layer black vodka over juice. Serve