Once you reach the legal drinking age where you live, sipping cocktails in a Halloween costumes is definitely something to look forward to every year. Halloween parties are about creativity and the cocktails are no exception. If you are planning a Halloween party this October, don’t settle for the usual juice and soda when you can create cocktails which are more exciting and will scare up some fun. The following are 10 Halloween cocktails that will bring the goblins and ghouls running. Make sure you prepare them ahead of time so that you’re not having to play bartender throughout the night.
1. Sweet Poison
Sweet poison is quite a popular cocktail, especially during Halloween parties. It contains a combination of light rum, coconut rum, Blue Curacao, pineapple juice and a pineapple wedge for garnish.
To prepare, combine both coconut and light rum with blue Curacao in a cocktail shaker containing ice. Shake well then pour into a cocktail glass. Fill the glass with pineapple juice and garnish with a pineapple wedge.
2. The Zombie
This is one of those Halloween cocktails that catch people off guard with how strong it is thanks to the Bacardi 151 rum floating on the top.
To prepare it, you will need, light rum, dark rum, apricot liqueur, orange juice, Bacardi 151 rum, a dash of lime Bitters, a cherry and an orange slice for garnish.
Combine dark rum, light rum, orange rum, apricot liqueur and the dash lime bitters in a cocktail shaker. Pour into a cocktail glass with ice and top with Bacardi 151 then garnish with a cherry and an orange slice.
3. Risen From the Grave
To prepare this super delicious cocktail, you will need:
· Absolut Citron vodka
· St. Germain
· Strawberry puree
· Mint leaf and strawberry for garnish
· Combine St Germain and vodka in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.
· Put the strawberry puree in a martini glass, top with the St Germain-Vodka combination and garnish with a mint leaf and strawberry.
4. Transformation Cocktail
This cocktail is called transformation because you will not taste the alcohol in it until after consuming a glass and suddenly realize the room is dimmer than you remember.
To prepare it, you will need:
· Blackberry brandy
· Light rum
· Orange juice
· Strawberry puree
· Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend until you get a smoothie-like consistency.
· Serve cold in a cocktail glass.
5. Good and Evil
The origin of the name behind this drink is not known for sure, however, you may think it’s good going down but wake up the next morning with your head pounding and declaring that this evil drink is to blame.
· Sierra Mist
· Pineapple juice
· Triple Sec
· Lemon slice for garnish
· Combine ApplePucker, vodka, Triple Sec and ice in a cocktail shaker and mix well.
· Pour the combination into a cocktail glass, top with sierra Mist and pineapple juice and use a slice of lemon to garnish.
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