It’s officially fall and that means it time to make some of the most creative Halloween cocktails around. From a spooky twist on your favorite cocktails to entirely new ones, the list below is bound to spice up your cocktail menu. Give these tasty drinks a try and lets us know what you think!
Unicorns are the mystical creatures we all wish existed. Their supposed pure and fairy like demeanor calls for a sweet and fruity cocktail. Unicorn Blood, known as the elixir to eternal life, is a supernatural twist to the cocktail favorite Purple Rain. A clever way to take purple rain from an ordinary cocktail to a Halloween favorite is ultra fine edible glitter. This takes the purple drink to the next level and allows customers to have a unique visual cocktail experience. Use your signature recipe for a purple rain cocktail or try our recipe below, but don’t forget the glitter!
RECIPE 1 ½ oz. Vodka 3 oz. Lemonade ½ oz. Blue Curacao 1/4oz. Grenadine 1/8 tsp ultra fine food safe edible glitter
Every one loves a well-made Bloody Mary, but nothing is more devilish than a tequila twist on this go to cocktail. This one ingredient change will completely awaken your taste buds for an eye opening and flavorful experience. For this cocktail you must due away with the normal celery stick garnishes and instead use 2 red or green peppers. The peppers transform you normal cocktail glass into one with devil horns. This is a simple change that will allow your customers to have an even spicier experience for Halloween.
RECIPE 2 oz Tequila 1 tsp horseradish 3 dashes Tabasco sauce 3 dashes Worcestershire sauce 1 dash lime juice 3 dashes celery salt 3 dashes pepper 6 oz tomato juice Garnish: 2 chili peppers on glass rim ( to resemble devil horns)
Vampire’s Bite Shooters
Nothing is as rememberable as a vampire bite and this shooter is no different. With a mix of coconut rum and peach schnapps this shot will surly leave a lasting impression. The best part of this shooter that will leave your guest in the Halloween spirit, is the splash of grenadine to resemble the blood of a bite. Fangs are optional but if you’re really ready to participate in the festivities it will take you Halloween cocktails to the next level.
Recipe 1 part Coconut Rum 1 part Peach Schnapps 1 part Vodka Splash of Grenadine (resembles blood) Optional Garnish: Mini Vampire Fangs
Tequila alone can already be a bit frightening, but nothing takes it to the next level like this Morgue-A-Rita. The recipe calls for a red wine, such as a cabernet, that will definitely add a new flavor profile to the agave flavoring of Tequila. This cocktail is perfect for the Halloween season with a name to match.
This cocktail offers a unique cocktail experience for you guest as the tequila mixture is pour first and the red wine sits on top, creating a 2 contrasting layers of liquid. For the most drastic Morgue-A-Rita experience leave 1/4 inch of room in the glass to layer the red wine on top.
Recipe 1 ½ oz. tequila blanco ¾ oz. lime juice ¾ oz. simple syrup Red wine ( such as Cabernet)
The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of a mad scientist is a lab full of strange chemicals and an abundance of smoky fog. Well this drink will bring the same spooky Halloween vibe to your bar or party.This cocktail idea has a lot of room for flexibility, but will surely be a hit. The recipe below offers you a fun and fruity green cocktail, but any bright and fun colored cocktail will work to create the mad scientist allusion. The most important aspect of this cocktail is the fog! This can be accomplished in a variety of ways but the most popular is with dry ice. But beware, dry ice can be a little tricky to handle. Below is the recipe for the cocktail itself and click here for advice on how to add fog to any cocktail on your menu.
Recipe 1 oz. Hpnotiq French cognac ¾ oz. vodka 1/3 oz. passion fruit syrup 2 oz. lemon-lime soda Dry Ice of Liquid Nitrogen
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