A delicious cocktail is a must for any spooktacular Halloween party. And you’ll want to be prepared with frighteningly-good Halloween cocktail that will keep your monster mash guests in good spirits. We flipped through our spell book to find just the spookiest Halloween cocktails that turn your Monster Bash into a graveyard smash. Here are some of the most ghostly and delicious-looking cocktails.


1.    Jack-O-Lantern

Glassware: Cocktail or Martini Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Shaker


1 oz cognac

1/2 oz ginger ale

1 1/2 oz orange juice

1/2 oz Grand Marnier

Garnish: Blueberries

If you want a simple, yet fantastic cocktail for a spooky Halloween party, the jack-o-lantern is as fun and cool to look as it is to drink. Add the cognac, Grand Marnier, orange juice, and ginger ale, into a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and pour into a martini glass. For a spooky and orange effect, garnish with blueberries.


2.    The Zombie

Glassware: Cocktail glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Shaker


1 oz light rum

1 oz dark rum

1 oz apricot liqueur

2 oz fresh orange juice

1 dash lime bitters

1 handful ice

1 ounce Bacardi 151 Rum

Garnish: Fresh orange slice and cherry

It’s a Graveyard Smash! Treat yourself and friends to this scary-strong Zombie cocktail. Mix dark rum, light rum, orange juice, bitters, and apricot liqueur using a cocktail shaker. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Top this fruity and colorful sipper with a shot of Bacardi 151, then garnish with cherry and orange slice. Now watch out for The Zombies!

3.    Smokin’ Skulls Cocktail

Glassware: Shot Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: None


1 oz bourbon

½ oz lime juice

¼ oz homemade grenadine

Splash Mountain Dew

Dry ice chips, for presentation

Give your guests a quick punch of bourbon shot infused with dry ice and splash Mountain Dew to get them in the party mood. Start by pouring bourbon, grenadine, and lime juice into a shaker over ice, shake well and strain into shot glass. Infuse the shot with dry ice and top with a float of Mountain Dew for the spooky and smoky effect.

4.    Black Widow Cocktail

Glassware: High Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Stirrer


1 1/2 oz black vodka
1/2 oz cranberry juice
Garnish:1 cherry
Red sugar crystals, for rim

The black widow is an absolute crowd pleaser that got its bite from the black vodka. Fill the high glass with ice and rim with red sugar crystals. Pour the cranberry juice over the ice and gently float the black vodka on top, this adds the eerie effect that is perfect for your ghoulish guests. Then garnish with a cherry to soften the bite with a hint of sweetness.

5.    Pumpkin Spice Halloween Punch

Glassware:  Martini Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Stirrer


1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 pears

2 Honeycrisp apples

1 orange

1/4 cup honey1 cup bourbon

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

3 cups apple cider

2 bottles pinot grigio

Halloween menu is complete without the addition of pumpkin-flavored. Make a big batch of Pumpkin Spice Halloween Punch for your guests and let the compliments roll in. Place the thinly sliced pears, apples, and oranges inside a large bowl and then pour pumpkin pie, apple cider, bourbon, brown sugar, and honey and gently stir until the entire ingredient combine. Refrigerate until it is time to serve. Before serving, top with chilled pinot grigio.

6. The Grave Digger Cocktail

Glassware: Shot Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Stirrer

2 oz Hard Cider

1 oz Whiskey

Ginger ale

Inspired by necrophobia, this haunted cocktail is the ultimate Halloween cocktail that prepares your friends for the scariest night of the year. The cocktail is pretty simple to make, just add and stir all the ingredients together. Then fill a glass up with large ice cube and strain into the glass. A few rounds of this cocktail may actually be a death sentence.

7.    The Witch’s Heart

Glassware: Martini Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Shaker


60 ml black rum

5 drops Angostura bitters

15 ml caramel syrup

This drink will put a haunted spin on your happy hour. Inject some red grenadine with a syringe to take it to the next level. If your guests find themselves seeing spirits, tell them to blame it on the Witch’s Heart. The easy cocktail recipe is super-quick and won’t take much of your time. To start with, add caramel syrup, black rum, and Angostura bitters in a glass. Shake them together and pour into the glass and you can serve in a pitcher.

8.    Vampire Kiss Martini

Glassware:  Martini Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Shaker


1 1/2 ounces vodka, chilled

1 1/2 Champagne

3/4 ounce ​Chambord

Garnish: blood orange slice/candy and corn/wax vampire teeth

Got some guests that are vampires? Quench their thirst for blood with the Vampire Kiss Martini cocktail. Rim the martini glass with a set of wax vampire teeth for a chilling surprise. Pour half Chambord and vodka into the glass, then top with Champagne. To make it float, pour half of the Chambord over the back of a spoon. Garnish with orange slice or candy corn.

9.    El Diablo


Serving: 1

Supplies: Shaker


1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila

1/2 ounce creme de cassis

1/2 ounce lime juice

Ginger beer

Are you bold enough to tempt the Devil this Halloween? Add a little something devilish to your Halloween party menu with this El Diablo cocktail. A sparky blend of aged tequila, ginger beer, creme de cassis, and lime juice, El Diablo is a refreshing Mexico-inspired drink that will spark Halloween spirit into everyone. It is also effortless to prepare, add all the ingredients to a shaker. Shake concoction well and serve over ice.

10.    Poison Apple Cocktail

Glassware:  Martini Glass

Serving: 1

Supplies: Shaker


2 oz Vanilla Vodka

1 – 2 0z of Champagne

1 oz Sour Apple Pucker Schnapps

3 oz Fresh Limon Juice

Don’t be deceived with the color of this breathtaking shade of green; it has the right amount of sweet and tart to please any wicked witch or wizard in your party. It is potent and can make you fall into deep slumber just like Snow White. Few ingredients are all that stands between you and this cocktail. Pour the ingredients into a glass filled with ice. Shake the concoction vigorously until well-chilled. Strain into a martini glass and top with a float of Champagne. Add dry ice for smokey effect and serve your Poison Apple.