#HQscare: 16 Easy Halloween Cocktails You Need To Make

#HQscare: 16 Easy Halloween Cocktails You Need To Make

Halloween is rapidly approaching and whilst we can’t stop thinking about what we’re going to wear, a delicious signature cocktail is an absolute must for any Halloween event. From the scarily-good to the oozy-boozy punches, we’ve gathered a complete list of the 16 easy halloween cocktails you need to make this October 31.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Thumbtack

  1. Combine 4oz of gin, 2oz pomegranate juice and 1oz of syrup in a large cocktail shaker.
  2. Add ice to the shaker and shake for a minimum of 30 seconds.
  3. Pour the mixture into a glass and serve.
  4. For an extra stormy effect, add one cube of dry ice to each glass.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Ashley Rose Conway

  1. Mix 2oz dark rum, 1/2oz heavy cream, 1/2oz cinnamon syrup and 1 medium egg white in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Dry shake for 30 seconds, add ice, and shake again.
  3. Strain mixture into a fluted glass.
  4. Pour 2oz of sparkling apple juice into the same glass, finishing with two pinches of activated charcoal powder and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  5. Serve.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Tito’s

  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Pour 1 1/2oz of Tito’s handmade vodka and 3oz of lemonade into the glass.
  3. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon activated charcoal and serve.


Courtesy of Tito's

Halloween cocktails

  1. In a mixer, add 1 1/2oz of Absolut, 2oz blackcurrant juice and 1/2 oz chartreuse.
  2. Stir ingredients together with ice.
  3. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass and serve.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Absolut

  1. Combine 1 1/2 parts of absolut madrin, 1/2 part Malibu, 1 part passion fruit puree, 1/2 part white grapefruit juice, 3/4 part cinnamon schnapps and 2 dashes of perno absinthe.
  2. Pour over crushed ice in a clear glass.
  3. Top with 1/2 part cappalletti and garnish with cobwebs and plastic spiders for that spooky Halloween effect.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of E.P & L.P

  1. In a mixing glass filled with ice, combine 1oz vodka, 1/2oz Galliano, 1/2oz pür•likör spice, 1oz blood orange juice and 1/2oz  grapefruit cream soda syrup.
  2. Shake well and strain over fresh ice.
  3. Garnish with blood orange wheels and Halloween props.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Andrew Kist

  1. Combine 1 1/2 parts tequila, 1/2 part mescal, 3/4 part fino sherry and 1/2 part pear liqueur.
  2. Strain mixture over a large ice cube and pour into a glass.
  3. Garnish with an edible flower for a sugar-skull vibe.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Izze

  1. Beginning with grenadine, layer pineapple juice, whipped cream vodka and 2oz of sparkling peach juice into a martini glass.
  2. Top with whipped cream and candy corn pieces.
  3. Serve.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Grand Hyatt Tokyo’s The Oak Door Bar

  1. Using 1oz of vodka and 3/4oz of grenadine, make injection syringe shots.
  2. Pour 3oz of lemonade into an old fashioned glass finishing with an ice cube and a slice of lemon.
  3. Serve, injecting the vodka shot into the glass.


Halloween cocktails

  1. Reduce 1 cup of Black Raspberry Sparkling Ice with 2 tablespoons of white sugar until it forms a thick syrup.
  2. Drizzle the syrup over the exterior of a cocktail glass.
  3. Chill with 1 part whiskey and 2 parts kiwi & strawberry sparkling ice.
  4. Garnish with two kiwi slices.
  5. Serve.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer

  1. Hollow out a medium pumpkin and fill halfway with ice.
  2. Fill the pumpkin with ginger beer and top with sliced oranges.

To make the citrus ice cubes:

  1. Take 1 orange and using a peeler, create small orange zest peels to curl up and put in each tray.
  2. Take a second orange and cut it into quarters, then cut each quarter into triangle slices that will fit in the ice cube tray.
  3. Freeze.

To rim the glass:

  1. Mix two tablespoons of cinnamon, 1/4 sugar and 1 tablespoon of all-spice in a small bowl.
  2. Pour evenly onto a small plate.
  3. Rim each glass with orange slices to create a wet layer for the sugar mixture to stick to.
  4. Roll the rim of the glass into the sugar mixture.


Halloween cocktails

    Courtesy of Party City
  1. Using a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine 1oz gin, 1oz light rum, 1oz tequila, 1oz vodka 1 1/2oz blue Curaçao and 2oz sour mix.
  2. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice.
  3. Top with sparkling water and serve.


Halloween cocktails

  1. Using a cocktail shaker, combine 2 slices of chilli, 2oz tequila, 1oz passionfruit puree, 1/2oz of fresh lime juice and 1/2oz agave syrup.
  2. Shake well and strain mixture into a rimmed martini glass.
  3. Top with fresh chilli ‘horns’ and a lime spiral for garnish.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Andrew Kirst

  1. Combine 1/4 cup of ground coffee with spiced rum at room temperature.
  2. Let the mixture soak for 30 minutes and strain.
  3. Using a cocktail shaker, combine 2 parts coffee-infused-rum and 1/2 part fresh lime juice.
  4. Shake and strain into a Collins glass.
  5. Top with 1/2 part ginger beer and garnish with a lime wheel.


Halloween cocktails

Courtesy of Drizly

  1. Combine 4oz ginger ale and 2oz gin in a glass filled with ice.
  2. Top with cranberry bitters.
  3. Gently pour grenadine around the inside of the glass to create a ‘dripping’ effect.
  4. Garnish with spooky accessories and serve.


halloween cocktails

  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine 1 1/4oz of Courvoisier VSOP, 3/4oz of Rootberr Schnapps and 1oz pineapple juice.
  2. Shake well and strain mixture into a glass.
  3. Garnish with a cherry and serve with dry ice for a smoky effect.