Thursday, October 25, 2012

Ghoulish Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Are you looking for some ghoulish cocktail ideas to liven-up your Halloween celebrations? Well look no further...we have six haunting cocktail recipes that will will surely please everyone.


1-1/2 oz. MIDORI or other melon liquor
Top with milk
Pour over ice in a chilled, Blood Garnished (recipe below) glass.

Blood Garnish
Add 1/4 cup grenadine syrup to a small pot on medium to low heat.
Slowly add in 1/3 cup sugar bit by bit stirring constantly until all is dissolved. Stir in two pinches of corn starch and bring to a boil. Let mixture boil for 3-4 minutes.

Turn off burners and while hot use the back of a spoon to drip sugar mixture on the inside edges of a small glass.

Keep glasses in fridge until ready to serve.


Colored red sugar for rim
4 oz. Cranberry juice
2 oz. Black vodka
Maraschino cherries for garnish
Rim glass with red sugar
Fill completely with ice cubes
Add the cranberry juice. 
Carefully add the black vodka over the cranberry juice by slowly pouring over a spoon. This will minimize any splashing & allow the multi-colored layers to form. 
Garnish with a red cherry.


2 oz. black vodka
1/2 oz. Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur
2 oz. blackberry or grape juice
Black licorice and sugar for garnish (optional)

Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a sugar-rimmed martini glass. Garnish with black licorice and add a plastic black spider, ghost or olive for garnish.


 2 oz. fresh orange juice
2 oz. of chilled sparkling water
2 oz. of maraschino liqueur
1 oz. of Limoncello
Black licorice

In a shaker, combine the orange juice, liqueur, Limoncello with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into sugar rimmed, chilled martini glasses to 2/3 full. Top with sparkling water to add fizz. Garnish with candy pumpkin or black licorice.


3/4 oz. MIDORI
2 oz. SKYY Citrus
Splash of white cranberry Juice
Shake and strain all ingredients into a chilled glass.

For an extra creepy presentation, drop a small bit of dry ice into the bottom of the glass. Keep in mind, dry ice can be dangerous. Use with caution.


3 Cups tomato juice
 3 Tbs freshly grated or drained prepared horseradish, plus more for garnish
1/2 Cup vodka
 2 Tsp Worcestershire sauce
 2 Tbs soy sauce
 Juice of 1 lemon
 1/4 Tsp freshly ground pepper
 Hot sauce, such as Tabasco
 Celery stalks, for garnish
 Scallions, dark-green parts only, for garnish

In a pitcher, stir together tomato juice, horseradish, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and hot sauce to taste and chill for two hours.

Pour into chilled shot glasses. Garnish with horseradish, celery, and scallions, as desired.