2014 Recipe File: Halloween Cocktails to Spellbind Your Guests

Halloween is right around the corner! Here we have provided you with a list of hair-raising cocktails that will spellbind your customers into a festive trance filled with libations and fun. Which cocktail will you choose for the ultimate fright?

Harvest Spiced Cider
Created by Sons of Essex, New York

2 oz. Bacardi Gold 
2 oz. Apple Cider
1 1/2 oz. Canned 100% Pumpkin Puree
Dash of cloves

Shake Vigorously and strain in to a tumbler filled with ice. Garnish with a large orange peel.

Harvest Spiced Cider by Sons of Essex

Wicked Witch Apple Punch
Created by SKYY Vodka

1 750 ml. Bottle SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit
1 750 ml. Bottle Sparkling Apple Cider
1 64 oz. Bottle Cranberry Juice Cocktail
1 Liter Ginger Ale
2 Cups Pineapple Juice
Red Apple Slices

Combine all ingredients in a large black witch’s cauldron with ice and stir. Garnish with large slices of red apple floating on top and dry ice.

Wicked Witch Punch

Candy Corn Old Fashioned
Created by JW Marriott Los Angeles LA LIVE

2 oz. Breaking and Entering Bourbon
1 oz. Candy Corn Simple Syrup
Dash Orange Bitters

Stir bourbon, syrup and bitters with ice. Stain over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange peel and Luxardo cherry.

Candy Corn Old Fashioned

Corpse Reviver No. 1
Created by Harry Craddock

1 oz. Cognac
1 oz. Calvados or other Apple Brandy
1/2 oz. Sweet Vermouth

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.

Corpse Reviver No 1

Bloody- Rita
Created by Tooters Promotions

1 1/4 oz. Cranberry juice
1/2 oz. Sugar
1/2 oz. Frozen Cranberries
3/4 oz. Lime Juice
1/2 oz. Orange Liquor
3 oz. Ice

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve in Acrylic Margarita Glasses.

Tooters' Bloody-Rita

The Killer Zombie
Created by TY KU

2 oz. TY KU Citrus Liqueur
2 oz. Pineapple Juice
1/2 oz. Dark Rum or Myers
1/2 oz. Lime Juice
Dash of Amaretto
Dash of Grenadine

Build ingredients in a glass with ice and add jelly candy garnish.

The Killer Zombie with TY KU

Mad Eye
Created by Clique Vodka

1 1/2 oz. Clique Vodka
1 oz. Blueberry Schnapps
1/4 oz. Lychee Juice
Strawberry Jam

Chill all ingredients in a cocktail tin and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. To garnish - add a bit of strawberry jam and a drop of grenadine to the inside of the lychee, and squish in a blueberry. Spear the whole thing and balance on the rim.

Mad Eye by Clique Vodka

Sours Green Apple
Created by Smirnoff Vodka

2 oz. Smirnoff Sours Green Apple

Served as a chilled shot.

Smirnoff Sours Green Apple

Ghostly Coolada
Created by SKYY Vodka

2 oz. SKYY Infusions Pineapple
1 oz. Cream of Coconut or Coconut Milk
1/2 oz. Lime Juice
2 Circular Chocolates

Place all ingredients except chocolate in cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass, and float chocolate circles on the top of the drink for your Ghostly Coolada’s eyes.

Ghostly Coolada by SKYY Vodka

Malibu Black Cat
Created by Malibu

1 oz. Malibu Black
3 oz. ginger beer

Build over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Malibu Black Cat