5 Halloween-Themed Cocktails To Get The Spooky Party Started 

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Oct. 27 2023, Published 8:10 a.m. ET

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With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to get into party-mode. If you’re planning on hosting a party, get out the cocktail shaker and make some spooky drinks for your guests. And if you need some ideas, try one of these five Halloween cocktails that will be sure to get your party started. 

1. Black Magic

This shimmering cocktail from Elle Talk requires 2.5 ounce black vodka, 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice, 3/4 ounces simple syrup, ice, and white Wilton edible pearl dust. Add your simple syrup, lime juice, and black vodka into a cocktail shaker.

2. Vampire’s Kiss Cocktail

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For this recipe from A Couple Cooks, combines vodka, Chambord, unsweetened cranberry juice, fresh lemon juice, and grenadine. And you can add dry ice to the cocktail for an extra touch of spooky.

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3. The Monster Smash Cocktail

For this spooky drink from HGTV, you will need green candy melting wafers, blackberries, bourbon, lime juice, 3/4 ounce simple syrup, and 1 ounce seltzer. Melted candy is used to create “stitches” around the rim of an old fashioned glass and you can garnish with two fresh blackberries on a cocktail pick.

4. Zombie Slime Shooters

Another drink by HGTV, this one uses vodka, peach schnapps, sour apple schnapps,coconut rum, sweet and sour mix,corn syrup, and red food coloring. Corn syrup is mixed with food coloring and you can create a slime-rimmed martini glass.

5. Bloody Eyeball 

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The Bloody Eyeball cocktail from Town and Country includes 2 cups vodka, 2 cups cranberry juice, 1 cup simple syrup, ¼  cup cherry juice, 13 grams gelatin, 1 lychee per shot glass, and 1 cherry per shot glass. When you add one cherry-stuffed lychee to each glass, top off with the gelatin mixture and refrigerate until set, it looks like the name suggests.

No Halloween party is complete without a spooky drink selection. Whether you’re bewitched by black vodka or a spicy bourbon, there are lots of options to make sure your party is top tier. 

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By: Camryn Quick

Camryn Quick is an up-and-coming journalist currently based in New York City. Coming all the way from South Carolina, where she studied Mass Communications, she is finishing up her Masters in Journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, where she is specializing in print and concentrating on arts and culture reporting. While in school, she has covered the arts and culture beat for the Mott Haven Herald and Hunts Point Express in the South Bronx, mainly writing pieces about the arts-oriented businesses and nonprofits in the area. She has also reported for the NY City News Service, covering 2021 election day in the South Bronx.

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