Halloween Cocktails To Die For

Here are some scary good cocktails to die for. These adult only drinks are sure to liven up your Halloween party. Straight from your favorite Mommy Mixologist, remember to Drink or treat.

Dawn of the Dead*

A great cocktail for a late night Halloween party.
halloween cocktails


  • 1.5 oz Cruzan Strawberry Rum
  • 2 strawberries, mulled
  • 4 raspberries
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 0.75 oz lime juice
  • 0.75 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • Splash of sparkling rose


  1. In a cocktail glass, muddle berries and mint leaves.
  2. Add Cruzan Strawberry Rum, lime juice, simple syrup and cranberry juice.
  3. Top with ice and sparkling wine. Stir well


Vampire Crush*

A deadly concoction of two different rums, crushed strawberries and fresh juices topped with a float of Grand Marnier.
halloween cocktails


  • 0.5 oz silver rum
  • 0.5 oz Cruzan Mango Rum
  • 0.5 oz Cruzan Strawberry Rum
  • 0.5 oz DeKuyper Triple Sec
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 0.5 oz lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • 2 strawberries
  • Splash of grenadine
  • Float of Grand Marnier


  1. In a mixing glass, muddle strawberries with lemon juice and simple syrup.
  2. Add cranberry juice, grenadine, Triple Sec and rum.
  3. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Pour contents into a tall glass.
  4. Float with Grand Marnier and serve.


Blood Orange Bubbling Elixir*

halloween cocktails


  • 1.5 oz Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur
  • 4 oz blood orange juice
  • 2 oz sparkling wine (or sparkling rose)
  • Blood orange slices (optional)


  1. Fill a pilsner glass with ice (and slices of blood oranges, if desired.)
  2. Add blood orange liqueur and blood orange juice.
  3. Top with sparkling wine and stir well.


Effen Crisp Twilight*

halloween cocktailsIngredients:

  • 1.5 oz Effen Cucumber Vodka
  • 1 oz fresh grapefruit juice
  • 0.75 oz simple syrup
  • 1 dash bitters
  • 3 sage leaves
  • Garnish: orange twist


  1. With your fingertips, fold and crush two sage leaves and drop into the cocktail shaker.
  2. Add Effen Cucumber vodka, fresh grapefruit juice and simple syrup.
  3. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.
  4. Top with bitters and garnish with remaining sage leaf and orange twist.


Dead Man’s Mai Tai*

This variation on the mai tai features a potent combination of three different rums.

halloween cocktails


  • 1 oz Cruzan Silver Rum
  • 0.5 oz Cruzan Mango Rum
  • 0.5 oz DeKuyper Triple Sec
  • 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
  • 0.75 oz simple syrup
  • 0.25 oz orgeat (almond) syrup (available at most grocery stores in the mixer section)
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • Float of Cruzan Black Strap Rum
  • Lime squeeze
  • Garnish: cherry


  1. Combine all ingredients except Black Strap Rum in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass.
  3. Float with Cruzan Black Strap rum. Top with a lime squeeze and cherry.


Black Widow Hpnotiq*

halloween cocktails


  • 2 oz. Hpnotiq Harmonie Liqueur
  • 1.5 oz.  Black Cherry Vodka
  • Splash Cranberry Juice
  • Garnish with a glitter Spider ring


  1. Combine Hpnotiq and Black Cherry Vodka in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Top with ice and shake vigorously, strain into martini glass.
  3. Finish with a splash of cranberry and garnish with a glitter spider ring.



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