Halloween Cocktails to Kick-Back Tonight

5 Halloween Cocktails to Whip Up for Your Weekend Festivities


Original photo from Veganosity

Whether you’re hosting a bash, planning to attend one, or are just looking for sips to pre-game with, these Halloween-themed cocktails will certainly get you in good spirits. From a blood orange margarita to a black sangria, these five sips serve up festive takes on some of your favorite classics. So get in costume, ready your libation of choice, and get ready to have the happiest of Halloweens!

Blood Orange Margarita


Original recipe from Sloshed!

2¼ c blood orange juice
1½ c lime juice
1½ c Cointreau
3 c blanco tequila

Pour all ingredients into a pitcher and stir.  Measure 5-6 oz per drink and shake over ice when ready to serve. Pour into a salt-rimmed glass filled with ice. Add a slice of  blood orange wedge and fresh sage as garnish.

Black Sangria


Original recipe from Sugar and Charm

1 bottle Apothic Dark red wine
2 cups blackberries
4 black sliced plums
1/4 cup brandy
2 cups black grapes
1 cup sparkling water

Add all ingredients into a pitcher and stir with a large spoon. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours. When ready to serve, scoop fruit from pitcher into wine glasses and pour sangria over.

Dark and Stormy


Original recipe from Veganosity

2 oz. of dark rum like Captain Morgan
6 oz.of ginger beer
½ oz. lime juice

Fill a tall glass with ice, add rum, ginger beer, and lime juice. Stir then garnish with a slice of lime and candied ginger.

Apple Pie Moonshine


Original recipe from The Little Epicurean

4 oz apple pie moonshine
4 oz apple juice
2 oz cinnamon simple syrup (recipe below)
1 oz  lemon juice
apple slices, to garnish
cinnamon sticks, to garnish

Cinnamon Simple Syrup:
1 c water
1 c granulated sugar
2 cinnamon sticks

Combine apple pie moonshine, apple juice, cinnamon simple syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker.  Fill shaker 2/3 full of ice, stir for 10-15 second, then strain ice.  Add new ice to a glass and pour cocktail over. Top with sliced apples and cinnamon sticks.

Pumpkin Mojito


Original recipe from PopSugar

11 mint leaves + some for garnish
1 tbs brown sugar
1 1/4 oz rum
1 tbs pumpkin puree
Juice of 1/2 a lime
2 oz club soda


Muddle mint leaves and sugar in the bottom of a cocktail shaker then add rum, pumpkin, and lime juice. Fill shaker with ice and shake until mixed and chilled. Strain mixture into a glass, pour in club soda, and top with extra mint leaves.


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