5 Spooky Cocktails For Halloween

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5 Spooky Cocktails For Halloween

Halloween is upon us, which means it’s time for spooky costumes, trick-or-treating, and perhaps more importantly, Halloween parties. Whether you’re gearing up to attend a Halloween celebration this weekend, plan on throwing your own, or just plan on sitting at home and passing out candy — a great cocktail can be just what you need to take a spooky night to the next level. Below are a few great options for spooky concoctions to sip on while you celebrate.

Up In Flames

Inspired by Pyrophobia: the fear of fire…
Created by Masa Urushido of Saxon + Parole


2 parts Maker’s 46
¾ part lemon juice
¾ part of grilled peach sherbet*
2-3 mint leaves for garnish

Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with mint leaves and top off the drink by flaming ground cinnamon.

Sherbet recipe
Grill 2-3 peaches (or any seasonal fruit) until nicely charred. Mix the peaches in a blender with equal parts white sugar and strain.

EFFEN Blood Orange Connection


1 1/4 parts EFFEN® Blood Orange Vodka
3/4 part Courvoisier® VS Cognac
1/2 part Simple Syrup
1/2 part Fresh Lemon Juice
Orange Twist, for Garnish

Directions: Combine ingredients in Boston Shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini cocktail glass with sugared rum. Garnish with orange twist.

Witch’s Brew

Created by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie


2 oz. Viniq Original
2 oz. dry champagne or Prosecco
Dry ice

Directions: Pour Viniq into glasses, top with champagne and drop in dry ice

The Gravedigger

Inspired by Necrophobia: the fear of death…
Created by Masa Urushido of Saxon + Parole


1 ½ parts CRUZ Reposado Tequila
½ part Mezcal
¾ part Fino Sherry
½ part pear liqueur

Directions: Stir ingredients and strain over large ice cube. Garnish with a lemon twist (optional).

Shimmery Magical Punch

Created by Natalie Migliarini of Beautiful Booze


2 oz. of Viniq Glow
1 oz. of lemon
1 oz. of triple sec
Rim glass with black sugar sprinkles

Directions: Add chilled Viniq Glow, lemon juice, triple sec and ice to a cocktail shaker, shake mixture then pour into serving glass. Garnish with paper straws