Ditch the pumpkin spice latte and treat yourself to one of these 25 Halloween cocktails instead! This list of adult beverages is perfect for spooky season and guaranteed to raise the bar at your next Halloween party. From witches brew to spooky sangria to eyeball martinis, delight your guests with cocktails that were made for October!
There are two types of people who love fall: those that want to eat and drink everything pumpkin, and those that believe Halloween should be celebrated all month long! If you “fall” in the latter category, then you’re going to love trying out these 25 Halloween cocktails.
Treat your party guests to a bright-green witches brew where you rim the glass with black sanding sugar, an alien brain shot that looks delightfully disgusting, or spooky sangria complete with dry ice! When it comes to Halloween drinks, you’ll be amazed by all the creative options.
Can’t decide which spooky cocktail to make for your Halloween party? Good thing you’ve got all month to test these spooky drinks out and find your favorites!
1. Witches Brew Cocktail
For a drink as stunning as it is delicious, you have to try glowing green-yellow witches brew! This is a great party punch that isn’t too strong. The black sanding sugar rim is optional, but I highly recommend it!
2. Dracula’s Blood Cocktail
Enjoy Halloween sipping at its finest with this tasty cocktail made from black cherry juice, grenadine, rum, and peach Schnapps! Drop in a set of plastic vampire fangs to complete your spooky cocktail.
3. Grave Digger Cocktail
This cocktail is easy to make by the glass or for a crowd! Hard cider, whiskey, and ginger ale or ginger beer give you all the fizzy flavors of fall. You can even add in a little dry ice to really make this drink pop!
4. Purple People Eater
Blue curacao, grenadine, and cranberry juice give this creepy cocktail its delightful purple hue. Rim the glass with bright purple sanding sugar for an iconic Halloween drink your party guests will love!
5. Alien Brain Hemorrhage Shot
How about a spooky drink that’s a little more on the morbid side? This shooter may look horrifying, but you’ll be amazed by how delicious it tastes! Best of all, you only need 4 super-simple ingredients to make it.
6. Candy Corn Popper
Looking for a non-alcoholic treat that will delight kids of all ages? This layered drink looks just like a piece of candy corn, but is surprisingly easy to make! And the sweetness will rival even the most impressive candy hauls.
7. Spooky Sangria
Blackberries, blood oranges, pomegranate juice, red wine, and elderflower liqueur make for an absolutely irresistible Halloween sangria. You can also add a little dry ice for the perfect finishing touch!
8. The Raven
Fresh blackberries cooked in simple syrup give this drink a dark color that’s perfect for Halloween, but you could really serve this one any time of year! Add rum, a twist of lime, and lemon-lime soda, then enjoy.
9. Black Magic Martini
Edible luster dust gives this lime-daiquiri-meets-martini an absolutely stunning black and shimmering finish! For that velvety, deep color, you can either purchase Blavod black vodka or use black food coloring in regular vodka.
10. Black Magic JELLO Shots
These layered vodka jello shots with berry blue and purple grape are such an eye-catcher, everyone will think they’re magic! The black sanding sugar on top adds the perfect amount of sparkle and sweetness.
11. Pumpkin Spice Moscow Mules
This sweet, seasonal variation of the classic cocktail combines pumpkin puree, vanilla vodka, pumpkin pie spice, ginger beer, and a squeeze of lime. If you like it less sweet, just swap out the vanilla vodka for regular! Try garnishing with cinnamon sticks for some extra flavor.
12. Skeleton JELLO Shots
Any Nightmare Before Christmas fan will go crazy for these Jack-Skellington-inspired JELLO shots! They’re simple to prep, great for making ahead of time, and absolutely delicious.
13. Vampire Kiss Cocktail
This spooky cocktail gets its deep red color from a combination of raspberry vodka, Chambord, and cranberry juice. If you’re having a bigger Halloween party, this is a great one to make in bulk and serve out of a cauldron from the dollar store!
15. Pumpkin Martini
You only need 4 ingredients to make this decadent cocktail that tastes just like pumpkin pie! It’s the perfect balance of sweet, creamy, pumpkiny, and boozy for a dessert drink you’ll want to make again and again.
15. Pumpkin Old Fashioned
When temperatures start to drop, warm up with this seasonal twist on a classic libation! Real pumpkin, maple syrup, and bourbon create a delicious blend of flavors that’s wonderful for sharing with friends on a chilly fall evening.
16. Bloody Mary
We can’t talk about spooky cocktails without talking about a good ole Bloody Mary! Even though this popular brunch drink is enjoyed all year round, it seems especially perfect to serve during Halloween season.
17. Dirty Shirley
Treat yourself and your party guests to this adult version of an ice cream float! Vodka, vanilla ice cream, lemon-lime soda, and syringes of grenadine “blood” makes this drink as cool to look at as it is delicious. Top with a maraschino cherry for a little something extra.
18. Apple Cider Cocktail
You only need a handful of ingredients to enjoy this 21+ twist on a classic fall drink! Fresh apple cider, ginger beer, bourbon, and a cinnamon stick for garnish is a delightful way to warm up on a chilly autumn day.
19. Zombie Cocktail
This boozy rum and tropical fruit cocktail is popular all-year-round, but the name makes it ideal for spooky season! With a combination of light rum, gold rum, and dark rum, you probably shouldn’t let anyone try to fly their broomstick home after.
20. Poison Frog
When you’re looking for something fun and deliciously dangerous, the poison frog is a party in a jar! Super easy homemade green apple simple syrup, DeKuyper Green Apple Schnapps, and everclear will be an instant favorite. Serve in a cocktail glass or shot glass with corn syrup mixed with red food coloring for the blood-red color.
21. Bloody Champagne
Your party guests will go crazy for this spooky red champagne bellini with sweet tart Amarena cherries! You can also use prosecco, cava, or sparkling wine for a budget-friendly drink that’s easy to make in bulk.
22. The Devil’s Margarita
The combination of lime, sugar, tequila, and red wine makes this drink a little sweet, a little tart, and a whole lot of yummy! It’s just as easy to make for one as it is for a crowd so you can enjoy it on any occasion.
23. Halloween Cocktail
Also called the Red Death cocktail after Edgar Allen Poe’s masquerade story, this spooky drink is simply to die for. With a dark red hue and deliciously-sweet flavor, it can be layered in a martini glass or served over ice.
24. Eyeball Martini
Creepy meets tasty with this fun Halloween drink! A combination of vodka, green tea syrup, and blood orange liqueur is finished with an edible eyeball made from canned lychee and a blueberry.
25. Melted Witch Martini
With blue curacao, vodka, and fruit juices, this fine green martini cocktail is delicious enough to make anyone melt! A Twizzler broomstick and festive sprinkle rim to finish it off will have you cackling the night away.
Did you try any of these easy Halloween cocktails?
More Halloween Ideas
- 1 oz orange juice
- 1.5 oz vodka
- 1 oz Sunkist soda
- Fill glass with ice. Pour in vodka and orange juice.
- Top with soda and serve.
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