Halloween Countdown: Please Drink Responsibly

    Alot of what makes Halloween what it is is the creation of a spooky atmosphere and anything and everything involved in a party can be converted from mundane to eerie very easily. Cocktails are no different. These haunting drinks are great ghastly additions to the Halloween theme: some are black as night while others have mysterious creatures hiding in the depths, all are a lot of fun. Also, have fun with garnishing, think of dressing up your drinks like you would yourself.

    Dracula’s Kiss

    Dracula's Kiss with Effen Black Cherry Vodka

    Dracula’s Kiss is a haunting cocktail for Halloween parties. The drink creates two layers: the bottom is red with grenadine and the top is black with cola. Add spiders to the drink or hang them on the glass for a ghoulish finishing touch. Both Smirnoff and Effen make great black cherry vodkas.


    • 1 oz black cherry vodka

    • 1/2 oz grenadine

    • cola

    • maraschino cherries for garnish


        1. Coat the bottom of a highball glass with grenadine.

        2. Add ice and vodka.

        3. Fill with cola.

        4. Garnish with cherries.

            Candy Corn

            Candy Corn Cocktail - Bombay Sapphire Gin Halloween Cocktail

            The method for creating this unique infusion is below, and you will want to take the extra time to make it as it is the key to bringing together this sweet Halloween-worthy drink.


            • 1 1/2 oz. Kettle Corn-infused Bombay Sapphire Gin (recipe below)

            • 1/2 oz. Moscato wine (sweet dessert wine)

            • 3/4 oz. home-made citrus peel grenadine syrup (recipe below)

            • 3 candy corns for garnish

            • Additional ingredients needed:

            • kettle corn

            • sugar

            • orange and lemon skins


                1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice.

                2. Shake very well.

                3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

                4. Garnish with 3 candy corns.


                    *For a Punch Bowl (32 ounces) use this recipe X’s 8.

                    1. Add the liquid ingredients and mix well.

                    2. Top with apple slices, blueberries, and melon balls.

                      For an individual cocktail: shake and strain into an old-fashioned glass.


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