Spooktacular Halloween Cocktail Recipes

Given Halloween is the season of “spirits” we thought it only appropriate to share some awesome cocktail recipes make with some of our favorite spirits. Try these Halloween Cocktail Recipes trust us they are not too scary.


Halloween Cocktail Recipes - Reyka
Reyka’s Passionfruit Potion

¾ part Reyka Vodka
¾ part Gin
¾ part Passionfruit syrup
½ part Bitter Peychauds bitters
¼ part lime
Combine all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Shake/strain and garnish with grilled peach slice. (*Passionfruit syrup – combine 3/4 cup Goya passionfruit juice, 1/4 cup lime juice, and 1 cup sugar)
Halloween Cocktail Recipes - Sailor Jerry
Sailor Jerry Candy Apple

2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
8 parts warm (real) apple cider
Method: Stir ingredients. Garnish with Cinnamon stick. Serve in desired tempered after dinner glassware.
Halloween Cocktail Recipes - Drambuie
Pumpkin Ginger Shandy

1½ parts Toasted Walnut-Infused Drambuie
½ part Monkey Shoulder Scotch
¼ part Lemon Juice
¼ tsp Fresh Ginger
4-5 parts Pumpkin Ale
Garnish with Skewered Candied Ginger
Serve in long glass
Toasted Walnut-Infused Drambuie- Toast nuts over medium heat until browned and you can easily smell toasted aroma. For every 1 part of Drambuie add 1/2 part of Toasted nuts. Let infuse in airtight container for 24 hours. Strain and reserve for use.

Halloween Cocktail Recipes - Ghostly Brew
Photo credit: Bluecoat American Dry Gin

Ghostly Brew

Q Ginger Beer
3 mint leaves, muddled
1 ½ part Bluecoat Gin
¾ part lime juice
½ part ginger syrup
Shaken & strained over ice. Top with Q Drinks Ginger Beer
Halloween Cocktail Recipes
Caraillo Oaxacqueno

1 part Montelobos Mezcal
1 part Drambuie
1 espresso
Halloween Cocktail Recipes - Spiced Apple Sour
Hudson Whiskey Spiced Apple Sour

1 ½ parts Hudson Single Malt
1 part apple cider
½ part fresh lemon juice
½ part simple syrup
Ginger beer to top
Build cocktail over ice in a tall Collins glass. Stir to combine. Garnish with thin apple slice and dusting of grated nutmeg.

We hope this Halloween cocktail recipes scare up a great evening!

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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