Halloween is here and there’s no better way to celebrate than with some amazingly yummy and easy to make cocktails!
Halloween is such a fun time of year and whether you are celebrating at home with friends or going to a festive party, you have to whip up one of these yummy cocktails! HollywoodLife.com has the perfect cocktails to spice up your holiday and you’ve got to check them out below!
Hornitos® Black Barrel® Cider
· 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
· ¾ part apple cider
· ¾ part cinnamon syrup *
· 1 part lemon juice
· 2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
· 2 parts water
Potion de Muerto
· 2 parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
· ¾ part orange juice
· ¾ part lemon juice
· ¾ part chipotle agave *
· 2 dashes orange bitters
· ½ part beet juice
*Substitute agave nectar for chipotle agave if unavailable.
Preparation: Serve in a tall glass over crus
THE APRICOT HAUNT
1 part Courvoisier® VS
1 part Fresh Lemon Sour
.5 part DeKuyper® Apricot Brandy
4 parts Apple Cider
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon spiral twist and a dash of fresh ground cinnamon.
1 part GREY GOOSE vodka
1/3 part B&B Liqueur
1.5 part Blood Orange Juice
1.5 part Pomegranate Juice
· Build all the ingredients with ice in a mixing glass and shake. Strain over fresh ice, garnish with fresh oregano.
Señor Frog‘s Franken-Frogs Punch
Splash of Grenadine
SVEDKA Bloody Devil
¾ part SVEDKA Clementine
¾ part sweet vermouth
¾ part orange juice
½ part orange Curaçao
Dash orange bitters
½ cup white corn syrup
1 tablespoon cornstarch
¼ cup water
15 drops red food coloring
1-5 drops blue food coloring
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake, and strain in to a Martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel.
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.
Skinnygirl® Spooky Sipper
· 1 part Skinnygirl® Tangerine Vodka
· ½ part grenadine
· 1 part orange juice
· Splash of pineapple juice
· Orange slice for garnish
Preparation: Shake all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker with ice, pour over ice and garnish with an orange slice.
· 1 part Skinnygirl® Cucumber Vodka
· 1 part DeKuyper® Pucker Sour Apple Schnapps
· Squeeze of fresh lime
· 2 parts seltzer
· Apple slices for garnish
Preparation: Shake all ingredients except seltzer vigorously with ice. Pour mixture into a cocktail glass, top with seltz
Like Peanut Butter Cups? Try…
The QUInut Butter Cup, Created by Prairie Rose of BitByaFox.Com
2 parts QUI Tequila
½ parts Creme de Cacao
½ parts Hazelnut Liqueur
½ parts Chocolate Syrup (dark chocolate preferred!)
1 Tbsp All-Natural Unsweetened Peanut butter
Pinch of salt
Chocolate Syrup and Justin’s Mini Peanut Butter Cup for garnish
In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Drizzle chocolate syrup on the inside of a chilled martini glass. Pour blended mixture to the top. Garnish with mini peanut butter cup on the rim of the glass.
Cruzan® Dead Man’s Mai Tai
1 part Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
1/2 part Cruzan® Mango Rum
1/2 part DeKuyper® Triple Sec
1 1/2 part Fresh Sour Mix
1/4 part Orgeat Syrup
Dash of Orange Bitters
Float of Cruzan® Black Strap Rum + Lime Squeeze
Method: Combine the Aged Light Rum, Mango Rum, triple sec, fresh sour, orgeat syrup and bitters in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into iced 14 oz glass. Top with a lime squeeze and a float of Black Strap Rum and garnish with a cherry.
Cruzan® Dark as Night
1 part Cruzan® Black Strap Rum
1/4 part Falernum Syrup
1/2 part Fresh Lime Juice
6 parts Cider
Method: Combine Black Strap, falernum syrup and fresh lime juice in a mixing glass. Pour cider into a rocks glass and slowly float mixture over top of the cider. Finish with fresh grated nutmeg and a lime or orange peel.
Shimmer & Spice
Glassware: 10 oz. Collins glass
· 1/2 oz. Viniq® Glow Shimmery Liqueur
· 1/2 oz. Shellback® Spiced Rum
· 1/4 oz. New Amsterdam® Oange Vodka
· 1/4 oz. New Amsterdam® Gin
· 1/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
· Float of orange soda
· Dry ice
· Combine all spirits and juice in shaker and shake with ice
· Strain into a Collins glass
· Top off with orange soda leaving room to add dry ice
· Add (3) small chunks of Dry ice
· Stack ice on top of dry ice (do not consume dry ice)
· Garnish: Peeps Ghost Marshmallow Candy
Absolut Elyx Copperface
2 oz. ABSOLUT ELYX
0.5 oz CALVADOS
0.5 oz APRICOT BRANDY
GARNISH: ORANGE TWIST GLASS: COCKTAIL
Measure ABSOLUT ELYX, calvados and apricot brandy into a mixing tin.
Fill three quarters full with ice and stir for 45 seconds.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with a twist of orange peel, press oil from the orange peel over the drink and serve.
2 Barspoons cinnamon simple syrup
1 oz. Amaro Montenegro
2.5 oz. Gran Cosecha Extra Anejo Tequila
1 cinnamon stick
1 dash Angostura Bitter
Stir until properly chilled and diluted. Strain over fresh ice into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with orange oil and cinnamon stick.
*To extract orange oils, use a vegetable peeler to remove a strip of orange zest. In a forward and downward motion, squeeze the orange peel, pith side in, forcing the essential oils over the cocktail.
Rim the outer edge of the cocktail glass with the outside of the peel and hang the twist on the side of the glass.
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— Chloe Melas