Five Good Recipes for Spooky Halloween Cocktails

We suggest five cocktail recipes to make your Halloween day even more “scary”.

The day is approaching when everyone takes the opportunity to disguise, decorate and celebrate a bit of everything in honor of fear. So if you plan to party at home, here are five cocktail recipes with a spirit of every kind for all tastes, plus a bonus of two mocktails!

 

Based on Tequila – Black Magic Margaritas

Ingredients

1/3 cup sandy brown sugar

2 cups of ice

120 ml silver tequila

60 ml of Triple Sec

1/2 cup lemon juice

Red, green and blue dyes

Garnish

Lemon slices for decoration

Preparation

  • Rub lemon on the edge of the glass and add brown sugar all over the edge of the glass, sinking the glass into the sugar.
  • Divide tequila, triple sec and lemon juice into two glasses. Stir to combine. Add colorant until you get the black color.
  • Add ice and decorate with lemon.

 

Gin-based – Jekyll and Gin

Ingredients

90 ml of gin

15 ml lemon juice

1 teaspoon grenadine

1 handful of ice

Tonic water

Preparation

  • Mix the gin, lemon juice and grenadine in a cocktail shaker. Shake, and pour the mixture into a glass with ice.
  • Add tonic water over the preparation and decorate with a translucent straw.

 

Bourbon-based – Haunted Graveyard – by sprinklesandsprouts

Ingredients

Bourbon

Maple Syrup

Fresh orange

Bitter

Rosemary branches

Ice

Preparation

  • Add the bourbon, syrup, orange, bitter and rosemary branches with ice to the shaker.
  • Shake and mix and filter in the glass. Decorate with the rosemary sprig and burn it a little.

 

VodkaBased – Martini Kiss of the Vampire

Ingredients

45 ml vodka

7.5 ml raspberry liqueur

45 ml of sparkling wine

Garnish

Red sugar for glass rim

Preparation

  • Sink the edge of the glass into the sugar.
  • Add the vodka and half of the raspberry liqueur in the glass.
  • Add the wine to the top of the mixture.
  • Add the remaining liquor on the back of a teaspoon to make it float in the drink. Enjoy!

 

 

Vodka-based – Tripping Scientist

Ingredients

30 ml vodka

7.5 ml flavored liqueur

45 ml lemon and lime soda as Sprite

Preparation

  • Add the vodka and liqueur in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Shake for 10 seconds or until cold.
  • Pour mixture into shots.
  • Finish by adding the soda to the top.

 

 

Mocktail – Blood Orange Soda

Ingredients

5 parts club soda

Bunch of Mint

Lime

Blood orange wedge

1 part orange blood syrup: mix equal parts of blood orange juice mixed with sugar in a blender.

Preparation

  • Rub the inside of your glass with mint.
  • Add ingredients into the glass and stir.
  • Finish with a squeeze of lime and garnish with a blood orange wedge.

 

 

Mocktail – Pumpkin Punch (by thisvivaciouslife.com)

Ingredients

1 cup apple cider

1 cup orange juice

Orange zest

1/2 cup pureed pumpkin

Simple syrup

Spices

Preparation

  • Whisk together cider, orange juice and orange zest, and pureed pumpkin in a pan on low heat.
  • Add a couple tablespoons of simple syrup and spices in a cheesecloth. Keep cooking.
  • Heat then remove spices.
  • Whisk well.
  • Serve hot.
  • *You can add dry ice to add an incredible smoke effect.

 

 

Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.