Top Cocktail Recipes for Halloween

Have a spooktacular holiday with our festive Halloween cocktail recipes! Serve these delicious drinks at your next Halloween party -- your guests will be dying to sink their fangs into one of these cocktails!

Are you ready for ghosts, goblins and candy? If you’re planning on hosting a Halloween party this year, now is the time to start preparing for a night of fun and thrills! While spooky costumes and creative decorations are a must, don’t forget about a menu of delicious Halloween brews. Get creative with your cocktails and entertain guests with these adult-only drinks.

Planning the perfect Halloween party may seem like a frightening task, but don’t let that scare you away from throwing what will be most entertaining party of the season! Check out some of our favorite devilish cocktail recipes that will hopefully inspire you to get into the Halloween “spirit.”


  • Candy Corn Martini

    Nothing says Halloween quite like candy corn! Try your hand at this delicious martini recipe made with candy corn-infused vodka from We Are Not Martha. With sweet ingredients like Butterscotch Schnapps, who can resist? This delicious option brings a dash of color and a little piece of nostalgia to your grown-up Halloween party.

  • The Jack-O-Lantern

    It’s the season of pumpkins! From pumpkin flavored foods to pumpkin carving, there’s never enough ways to celebrate with pumpkin during the fall. So try this inventive Halloween cocktail from The Kitchn.com. With a blend of spiced apple cider, pumpkin puree and your favorite whiskey, this delicious recipe lives up to its name: “The Jack-O-Lantern.”

  • Blood Orange Martini

    Lighten things up with our Blood Orange Martini recipe. The pumpkin garnish and cinnamon spice ingredients make it the perfect companion for your Halloween party. Simply combine orange vodka, juice and Campari then add a dash of cinnamon, garnish with sliced pumpkin (or a piece of the blood orange). You don't have to be a vampire to enjoy this fruity and festive drink!

  • Blackberry Bite Cocktail

    Our recipe for the Blackberry Bite Cocktail is a perfect dark and sour cocktail option. Let guests sink their teeth into this blackberry drink, complete with chilled blackberry syrup and fresh berry garnish. Yum! This drink is sure to impress with it’s gorgeous purple color and beautiful presentation.

  • A Killer Whiskey Cocktail

    For a cocktail with an edge try this Killer Whiskey recipe. Originally created by the food photographer and blogger behind Tokyo Terrace, this simple cocktail is the perfect balance of flavor. By sweetening the drink with honey and adding citrus slices, you can create a refined option for your Halloween party.

  • Crystal Skull Martini

    Looking to add an extra creative touch to your Halloween party bar? Try our Crystal Skull Martini and impress your guests with fun ice cubes to accompany their delicious drink. Add cranberry juice to give this cocktail a deep red color that will really make your skull and crossbones ice cubes pop!

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