Looking for the best Halloween cocktail recipes? Want the best Halloween party food ideas? Impress your guests and show some dramatic flair with these ghoulish yet delicious concoctions. Try our creepy cocktail ideas below, then try our best ever pumpkin recipes for Halloween.
Best Halloween cocktail recipes
We’ve used blackberries to bewitch our gruesome guests in this berry-infused whisky cocktail. The subtle spiciness of blackberries is a perfect match for whisky.
This vodka and tomato cocktail is a lighter take on the sometimes-soupy bloody mary. The tomatini is a fresh, zingy pick-me-up with a delicious savoury note that will (given its blood-red hue) bring a spooky, slightly sinister note to a Halloween evening.
One of our favourite Halloween cocktails. Rumour has it that once the brothers Grimm finished compiling the story of Hansel and Gretel, they retired to the drawing room to sip on one of these velvety smooth gingerbread cocktails. Dark and indulgent, they make the perfect drink to serve at a supernatural soirée.
If the presence of tequila doesn’t scare your guests enough, the ‘suspicious’ dark red colour of this prep-ahead cocktail dessert from Sixtyone in Marylebone is sure to unnerve them. Buy dried hibiscus flowers at health food shops or online here.
Tweak the name of this zesty white lady cocktail as a nod to the famous mystery novel of the same name, and create an eerie air around your drinks menu.
Campari is an Italian herbal liqueur famous for its bitter taste, beautiful red colour, and the role it plays in the classic negroni. This, combined with a slice of blood orange, adds a Halloween-appropriate tinge to this refreshing apéritif.