5 Creepy Cocktails to Toast to Halloween


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.