One of the greatest holidays of the year is here–Halloween. It’s the most creative, spookiest, and the best excuse to act a complete fool without judgment is finally HERE! Whether you’re getting your Halloween costume, or preparing for the craziest house party of all time, October 31st is a time to turn up. So whether you’re going to a party or making the party, we have drinks that will make your Halloween memorable and forgetful at the same damn time.
Although you see certain brands, don’t fret, any comparable brands will do. But to be safe, stick to the recipe…
Vampire’s Venom Shot
• 3/4 oz. American Honey
• 1/2 oz. SKYY Infusions® Vanilla Bean
• 1/4 oz. grenadine
Instructions: Shake all ingredients well over ice. Strain into a shot glass.
Zombie Breakfast Shot
• 3/4 oz. American Honey
• 3/4 oz. SKYY Infusions® Blood Orange
• 1/4 oz. Cacao Prieto® Brooklyn Roasting Co. Coffee Liqueur
• 1/4 oz. HEERING® Cherry Liqueur
Instructions: Combine the American Honey, SKYY Infusions Blood Orange and Cherry Herring into a shaker over ice. Shake well and strain into a shot glass. Top with the coffee liqueur.
Malibu® Black Cat Cocktail
• 1 part Malibu® Black
• 3 parts ginger beer
Instructions: Build over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Midnight Ghost Cocktail
• 1 ½ parts Malibu® Black
• 1 part vanilla simple syrup*
• 1 part cream
• 1 part lemon-lime soda
Instructions: Shake ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, then strain into a martini glass.
*For vanilla simple syrup, add a few drops vanilla extract to a mixture of one part sugar and one part water.
Corpse Bride Cocktail
• 1 ½ oz. CAMUS VSOP Elegance Cognac
• ¾ oz. black raspberry liqueur
• ½ oz. Sobieski Raspberry Vodka
• ½ oz. lemon juice
• 2 dashes of orange bitters
• Lemon peel for garnish
Instructions: Shake ingredients together with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. For garnish twist a strip of lemon peel into a rosette on a skeleton pick and serve.
Cruzan Black Widow Cocktail
• 2 parts Cruzan Black Cherry Rum
• 1 part Cruzan Vanilla Rum
• 1/2 part Chocolate Syrup
• 1 part Milk
• Splash Grenadine
Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a blender with 1/2 cup of ice and blend until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass drizzled with chocolate sauce. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a cherry.
Pinnacle Spooky Pumpkin Pie Cocktail
• 1 part Pumpkin Pie Vodka
• 1 part Citrus Vodka
• 1 Part Fresh Lemon sour and orange juice
Instructions: Shake in cocktail shaker and serve in a martini glass.
Belvedere After Dark Cocktail
• 1.5 oz Belvedere Vodka
• 1 oz plum wine
• 2 muddled blackberries
• 1 oz lemon sour
• Sugar rim, for garnish
Instructions: In a cocktail shaker, muddle the blackberries with the lemon sour. Add the Belvedere and Plum wine. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a sugar rimmed cocktail glass.
Candy Corn Cocktail
• 1oz Godiva White
• 1/2oz pumpkin spice liquor
• 1oz vanilla vodka
• Splash of cream
Instructions: Shake over ice and strain into martini glass top with fresh whipped cream
Ketel One Oranje Kiss of Fire Cocktail
• 1 oz. Ketel One Oranje
• 0.25 oz. Bourbon
• 2.5 oz. ruby red grapefruit juice
• 0.5 oz. simple syrup
Instructions: Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice, then shake well. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with orange slices.