5 Creepy Cocktails to Toast to Halloween

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Ahh, All Hallow’s Eve is finally here! If you didn’t have the opportunity to join in on the fright fest last weekend, now’s the time to seize your chance. A bit of brew is always appropriate this time of year whether you’re planning to paint the town red or spend the haunted holiday at home. Happy Halloween!

Hocus Pocus Punch

1 ½ oz. Belvedere Vodka
1 ½ oz. Pomegranate Juice
1 ½ oz. Orange Juice
Dash Tabasco

Pour orange juice into a highball glass. Shake rest of ingredients and layer over the top of the orange juice, and garnish with a small orange disguised as a hallo-lantern.

Dracula’s Kiss

1 oz. Portón Pisco®
1 oz. Drambuie®
1/4 oz. Campari®
1/4 oz. lime juice

Combine and chill all ingredients. Serve in a martini glass with an orange wedge and twist of lime.

Candy Corn Margarita

3 oz. Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
4 oz. Orange or Clementine Soda
4 oz. Light Beer
1 1/2 oz. Orange Liquor
1/2 can Frozen Limeade

Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. Chill and serve on a plate filled with candy corn in glasses rimmed with orange sugar. (Serves 4)


2 parts Pinnacle® Atomic Hot™ Vodka
1 part DeKuyper® Pucker® Sour Apple Schnapps
1 part Apple Juice

Rim martini glass with sprinkles. Shake with ice, strain into prepared martini glass, and garnish with a lime wedge.

Jack-O-Lantern by Celebrity Caterer & Lenox Home Entertaining Expert Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs

1 oz. cognac
½ oz. Grand Marnier
1 ½ oz. orange juice
½ oz. ginger ale
Orange wheel & lime twist for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with an orange & lime Pumpkin Top by folding a small piece of lime twist/peel in half and insert it into the center of an orange wheel.