Halloween-Themed Cocktails and Drinks

By Maddie Hayes //

Even though Halloween is going to be a little different this year, there are still many ways to have a fun and safe night at home. If you’re 21 or older, try substituting some of your treats for some fun Halloween-themed drinks this year. Here are eight drinks to try and the ingredients you’ll need for each of them. While you may have to venture out to get some of these ingredients, trust me, they are worth it. And for my beer lovers, we’ve got you covered as well.

Caramel Apple Martini

  • 2 oz apple cider
  • 2 oz caramel vodka
  • 1 oz Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 1 sliced apple for garnish

Cranberry Old Fashioned

  • 3 oz Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1 oz Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • 3 shakes Angostura Bitters

Apple Cider Mimosa

  • 2 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 bottle of champagne 

Fireball Apple Jell-O Shots

  • 6 apples
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 3-oz packet cherry Jell-O
  • ½ cup Sprite
  • ½ cup Fireball 

Vampire Kiss Martini

  • 1 ½ oz vodka
  • ¾ oz raspberry liqueur
  • 1 ½ oz sparkling wine
  • Red sugar (for rim)


  • 2 bottles ginger beer
  • 2 bottles cream soda
  • 4 oz ginger liqueur
  • 3 tbsp. butterscotch ice cream topping
  • Gold sanding sugar (for rim)
  • Ice

Dogfish Head Punkin Ale

Made with pumpkin-flesh, spices, and brown sugar, this ale is the perfect beer for autumn.

Rogue Dead Guy Ale

Packaged in a glow-in-the dark bottle, this flavorful ale has a hybrid taste of malt and spicy hops with hints of fruit.

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