With the temperature dropping, the leaves changing colour, and the evident resurgence of pumpkin-everything, we know it’s that time of year again. It may be getting colder but the good news is that Halloween is just around the corner!
While the spooky season has always been associated with trick or treating, costume parties, and pumpkin carving, All Hallows’ Eve isn’t just for the kids anymore; it’s for everyone who loves a dose of whimsical escapism into a world of quirky costumes and celebrations. Whether you’re treating yourself to a cozy night indoors with your favourite spooky flick or decide to host a small gathering for your family and friends - these Halloween cocktail recipes are definitely mandatory.
Pair these spooky drinks with an elaborate spread of Halloween-themed snacks like brain-shaped cake, eyeball lollipops, and Frankenstein cupcakes. The scarier, the better!
The caesar is a Canadian classic that’s known as a brunch staple - so why not start your Halloween off right with an extra spicy, extra spooky blood-red caesar? This vodka-based drink is usually dashed with a few splashes of Tabasco, but this recipe calls for a much spicier pepper that’s sure to get your blood pumping and heart racing! We’re sure you’ll be adding this one to your yearly Halloween cocktail recipes rotation.
Halloween is all about tricks and treats, so it’s only suitable for you to prepare a cocktail that looks like a trick, but tastes like a treat. Crafted with cherry-flavoured “blood” mixed with the piney flavors of gin, this Bloody Good Gin and Tonic will make your spine tingle. This simple concoction is easy to whip up, leaving lots of room for the finishing touch: creepy eyeball-like garnish.
For the gin and tonic (one serving):
For the eyeball garnish:
All your hard work has paid off, now it’s time to make the gin and tonic!
If this Halloween you choose to stay at home, binge-watching The Conjuring or Paranormal Activity series’, this mulled pear and cranberry punch will keep the demons at bay with its heart-warming aromas of cinnamon and vanilla. Add this to your Halloween cocktail recipes list for years to come - it’s a good one!
This Halloween cocktail may sound intriguing enough to grab your attention, but there is no need to worry as it isn’t actually toxic - although, you may be dying to try it! It’s a strong drink not intended for the faint of heart as it’s quite boo-zy. The Toxic Tumbler is the perfect drink to scare your friends with; packed with whisky flavour, hint of citrus and pop rocks for explode-in-your-mouth fun, this drink is one of our top Halloween cocktail recipes.
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