10 Hauntingly Delicious Cocktails to Serve at Your Halloween Party

These to-die-for concoctions will turn your party's spook factor up a notch.

Once you've set out the spooky decor and picked out your costume, it's time to concoct a signature drink for your Halloween party — the creepier the better. So, we've rounded up some oh-so-spooky cocktails that will please whether you're hosting a small or large crowd.


Blood Sucker

Halloween Cocktail

Blood Sucker Halloween Cocktail

To create this vampire-friendly cocktail, shake up triple sec, vodka and pineapple juice, then strain and pour into a glass. Drip strawberry or raspberry puree along the sides of the glass to add streams of 'blood.'

©Photo by Steve Murello

Photo by Steve Murello

Calling all vampires! Use strawberry or raspberry puree to create streams of blood in this rum drink.


Halloween Cocktail

Halloween Morgue-A-Rita Cocktail

This ooey-gooey margarita will ensure your guests have a frightfully good time at your Halloween party. The blood red maraschino syrup adds the cherry 'on the bottom' while sugary green "goo" lends a creepy twist.

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

Add green food coloring to corn syrup to make an eery green goo garnish.

Mr. Hyde Potion

Halloween Potion Cocktail

Halloween Cocktail: Mr. Hyde Potion

This spirited Halloween drink might just be a life-changing experience. The potion is full of herbaceous flavors and a kick that will bring out the fun monster in your party guests.

©Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

Flavors like tarragon, lavender, lemon juice and blackberries make this vodka potion a life-changing experience.

Make This: Mr. Hyde Cocktail

Jack-o'-Lantern Cocktail

Halloween Cocktail

Jack-O'-Lantern Cocktail

Cognac, Grand Marnier and orange juice give this sweet sippable an unexpected kick.

A combination of cognac and Grand Marnier gives this creepy, crawly cocktail a nice kick.

Bloody Brain Shooter

Brain Halloween Cocktail

Bloody Brain Halloween Cocktail

Channel your inner mad scientist to create this creepy-looking shooter. Add chilled vodka and lime juice to a shot glass, then use a straw to drip Irish cream on top. The acidic lime juice will cause the cream to curdle, creating realistic blobs of 'brain.'

©Photo by Steve Murello

Photo by Steve Murello

When you mix Irish cream with lime juice, the cream curdles to resemble a brain. Add a splash of grenadine for a bloody look.


Zombie Gut Punch

Halloween Cocktail

Zombie Gut Punch Cocktail

Blood orange juice and black cherry soda give this cocktail its bloody hue while vodka and bitters pack a mighty punch.

Photo by: Courtesy Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Courtesy Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark, 2012 CookingChannelTV.com

This cocktail's bright, red hue is a combination of blood orange juice and black cherry soda. Vodka and bitters gives it an extra boost of flavor.

Make This: Zombie Gut Punch

Kid-Friendly Punch

Halloween Punch

Nonalcoholic Cemetery Punch

Kids will flip for this gross-looking punch. Since little ghouls and goblins will likely be pumped up on sugar from trick-or-treat bags, diet root beer and frozen yogurt won't add to the impact.

©Photo by Steve Murello

Photo by Steve Murello

With ingredients like root beer and frozen yogurt, this punch is a nice detox from alcohol and sugar overload without compromising on flavor.


Pumpkin Spice Punch

Halloween Sangria

Halloween Punch Recipe

Summery sangria gets a flavorful update for fall with pumpkin pie spice, bourbon and apple cider. Make a big batch to serve in a hollowed-out pumpkin for a pitch-perfect seasonal presentation.

Photo by: Liz Gray

Liz Gray

Pumpkin pie spice and apple cider add an autumnal twist to classic sangria.

Make This: Pumpkin Spice Punch

Spiced Chai Tea

Green Mug With Chai Tea

Green Mug With Chai Tea and Cinnamon

Warm your guests as the nights get cooler with a kettle of homemade chai tea. Spicy, sweet and creamy, this yummy drink can be enjoyed with or without an extra kick of bourbon.

With or without bourbon, this spicy, creamy drink will warm guests up on the coldest of nights.

Make This: Spiced Chai Tea

Slow-Cooker Sangria

Glass of Slow Cooker Sangria With Cinnamon-Stick Garnish

Slow Cooker Sangria Cocktail Recipe

It's everything you love about sangria, with a warm twist. Cinnamon and hibiscus tea add spicy earthiness to this cold-weather cocktail. Let your slow cooker do all the work while you enjoy time with your guests.

Prep this cold-weather sangria beforehand and let it brew in a slow cooker, so you can enjoy more time with your guests.

Make This: Slow-Cooker Sangria

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