As Halloween night falls and ghosts and witches gather, there’s nothing more exciting than raising a spooky cocktail in hand, and sipping the distinctive flavours of this festive season. What makes a perfect cocktail for Halloween night? It’s probably the combination of unique flavours. And if you’re looking for cocktail recipes for Halloween, check out these 6 recipes below!
1. Vampire’s Kiss Cocktail:
In the first lineup, we can’t forget the Vampire’s Kiss Cocktail. Just as the name suggests, you’ll be impressed by this “kiss” with its powerful dark red color. The Vampire’s Kiss drink will leave your lips slightly stained with red, accompanied by a refreshing taste, a little bit of spiciness, and a touch of sweetness.
- 56ml Whiskey
- 14ml Corn syrup
- 2 teaspoons Red food coloring
- 58ml Orange juice
- 116 ml Soda
- 50g Ice
Step 1: Place candy in a glass, add whiskey and soak for about 30 – 60 minutes. Then strain to extract the red-colored whiskey.
Step 2: Take corn syrup, put it in a bowl, and add a little red food coloring to mix well for a uniform color. Use a popsicle stick to drizzle the mixture onto the glass and sprinkle a little red food coloring mixed with sugar for an eye-catching decoration.
Step 3: Add 50g of ice cubes to a shaker, then add orange juice, previously soaked whiskey, and shake vigorously to mix the whiskey blend. Pour into a glass and top up with soda.
2. Smoky Spice Cocktail:
How would your Halloween night be with a smoky cocktail? Certainly, it’ll be even better. A gentle white smoke spreads over the surface of the glass, creating a feeling as if you’re in a cold, misty forest. Against the backdrop of eye-catching red liquor, combined with a sour-sweet taste, the Smoky Spice Cocktail is perfect for chatting with friends at a spooky party.
- 56ml Mezcal
- 84ml Pomegranate juice
- 28ml Lime juice
- 28g Sugar
- 2 lime leaves
Step 1: In a small pot, mix tap water, caster sugar, and fresh lime leaves. Stir well over medium heat until the sugar is completely dissolved, then turn off the heat. Next, strain to obtain a simple syrup.
Step 2: Take a cocktail shaker, and add ice cubes, pomegranate juice, Mezcal, lime juice, and the previously filtered syrup into it. Close the lid and shake well.
Step 3: Place dry ice in a glass, pour the cocktail mixture into the glass, and it’s ready.
3. Hauntingly Black Cocktail:
The color black represents darkness, the dark side, power, and mystery. These black vodka and pomegranate cocktails are the perfect drinks to start any Halloween party in a spooky style.
- 125ml Black vodka
- 250ml Pomegranate juice
- 8 blueberries
- 1 fresh pomegranate
- 1 tablespoon honey
Step 1: Brush honey or golden syrup around the rim of the martini glass. Pour or sprinkle black sugar onto a small plate and roll the rim of the glass on it, gently to coat it.
Step 2: Pour a large amount of ice into a cocktail shaker and add black vodka, vodka, pomegranate juice, and various beers. Shake and divide between glasses. Thread the blueberries onto cocktail skewers and place one in each cocktail. To make it even spookier, drop some pomegranate seeds into the drinks and sprinkle more on your serving tray for a bloody effect.
4. Black Widow Cocktail:
The Black Widow cocktail, with its alluring deep black color, offers a unique combination of sweet, sour, and a hint of spiciness, making it a fantastic choice for sipping on Halloween night.
- 116ml Tequila
- 56ml Triple sec
- 50ml Lime juice
- 2 teaspoons caster sugar
- A little blue food coloring
- A little green food coloring
- A little red food coloring
- 100g Ice
Step 1: Roll a little lime juice around the mouth of the glass, turn the glass upside down, and roll it over a plate of green food coloring mixed with a little blue food coloring.
Step 2: Place ice in two glasses, pour 25ml lime juice, 58ml tequila, 28ml Triple sec into each glass. Add a few drops of red, blue, and green food colouring, stir well, and garnish with lime slices on top.
5. Blood Cocktail:
Inspired by the horrifying events related to blood, the powerful flow of blood in the body, the unique Blood cocktail with its striking red color, and eyeball jelly, adds a chilling touch to your Halloween dinner. Enjoy it with a tangy, sweet, and spicy vodka flavor.
- 20ml Soda
- 10ml Vodka
- 15ml Strawberry syrup
- 1 tablespoon of tapioca pearls
- 6 grapes
- 100ml Grape juice
- 200ml Fresh milk
- 25g Gelatin powder
Step 1: Mix soda and vodka together.
Step 2: Pour 20ml of soda into a glass, then add 10ml of vodka and 15ml of strawberry syrup. Drizzle it onto the soda mixture gently.
Step 3: Create tapioca pearl “eyeballs” and add them to the cocktail. To make the “eyeballs,” place a grape in a round mould and fill it with grape juice, then add it to the cocktail.
6. Bloody Mary Cocktail:
Savouring a Bloody Mary Cocktail on Halloween night, how unique would that be? A fiery red color, the special combination of vodka and tomato juice, and the distinctive ingredients of Tabasco red pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce will create an unforgettable flavor for you upon first taste.
- 60ml Vodka
- 100ml Tomato juice
- 1 tablespoon Celery salt
- 1 Lemon
- 5ml Worcestershire sauce
- 3ml Tabasco red pepper sauce
- A pinch of salt and ground pepper
- 1 Celery stalk
Step 1: Roll the rim of the glass with a lemon.
Step 2: Pour 60ml of vodka into the glass, add ice cubes until almost full, then add tomato juice, leaving some space at the top.
Step 3: Add 5ml of Worcestershire sauce, 3ml of Tabasco red pepper sauce, a pinch of celery salt, salt, and a little ground pepper. Squeeze 1 – 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Garnish with a celery stalk.
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