Halloween Cocktails You’ll Want To Make & Drink RIGHT NOW

Ever heard of cocktails  that change in color, taste & aroma over the course of consumption? Well, after you read this post, you will. We also have thrown in a few savory shock-tails for good measure. Happy Halloween! Stay spooky. Drink responsibly.

The Girl with the Mermaid Hair

Cocktail Created by Niccole Trzaska, The Liberty NYC

A cotton candy garnish shifts the coloration on this delicious shock-tail


1 part Sugar Island Coconut Rum

¼ part Butterscotch Schnapps

1 part coconut water

¼ part fresh lemon juice

In a mason jar, gently place two different colored cotton candy bunches (Mermaid Hair); mix all ingredients and shake over ice; slowly pour over the Mermaid Hair to liquefy and morph the color of the cocktail. Once all is liquefied, top with ice, a straw and enjoy!

Morphing Potion #9

Cocktail Created by John Henderson

The addition of cola cubes slowly morph this Old Fashioned into a Maker’s & Coke….


2 parts Maker’s Mark Bourbon

¼ part Cherry Heering

1 dash Chocolate Mole Bitters

1 2×2 cola cube*

¾ part soda water

Orange swath

Place one cola cube into a short rocks glass; add Maker’s Mark, bitters, and soda water. Drizzle Cheery Herring over the top of the ice cube (which will slowly sink to the bottom of the cocktail for bloody effect!); stir briefly to incorporate and place  an orange swath over the surface of the drink.

*Cola cube: Freeze Mexican Coca-Cola overnight in a 2×2 ice cube tray

Haunted Hacienda

Cocktail Created by John Henderson

The Campari skull cube transforms this Pisco Portón riff on a Manhattan into a pisco Negroni in no time!

1 ½ parts Pisco Portón

¾ part sweet vermouth

1 dash Angostura bitters

1 Campari ice cube*

In a short rocks glass, combine Pisco Portón, sweet vermouth and dash of Angostura bitters. Place the Campari ice cube in glass and if desired, garnish with a SMALL pinch of pink salt. As the salt hits the cube, it will spur the Campari cube to melt.

*Campari ice cube: Overnight, freeze a mixture of Campari and water, at a ratio close to 50:50

Fact: Pisco Portón is produced at the oldest distillery in the Americas, Hacienda la Caravedo.

Cacao Corpse Reviver Numero Dos

Cocktail Created by April Wachtel

A modified sidecar becomes a new take on a Corpse Reviver no. 2 when topped with a vermouth/ absinthe foam!  

¾ part Solbeso

¾ part Cointreau

¾ part fresh lemon juice

Cocchi Americano and Absinthe Foam*

Build all ingredients except foam in a mixing tin. Add ice, shake and strain into a cocktail glass; garnish with ample topping of Cocchi/Absinthe foam

**Cocchi Americano/ Absinthe Foam

Isi cream whipper (whipped cream canister)

1 cream charger (use 2 if you want more bubbles)

1 gelatin sheet

4 oz. Cocchi Americano

½ oz. absinthe (or several droplets for visual effect)

CRUZ Green Goblin

Cocktail Created by Niccole Trzaska, The Liberty NYC

1 part CRUZ Blanco Tequila

1 ½ part Green Goblin Juice*

Add both mixtures over ice and garnish with pumpkin peep!

*Green Goblin Juice:

1/4 cup Pumpkin Pie filling or pumpkin puree

1 cup spinach

2 cucumbers with Skin

2 small red apples

2 small green apples

1/2 lemon

Combine all in a juicer!

Tres Sangres Pollos

2 parts Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila

4 parts Tres Agaves Organic Bloody Mary Mix

1 fresh lemon wedge

1 stick celery

2-3 green olives

1 friend chicken wing or leg

Combine tequila and Bloody Mary mix; build cocktail with ice in a Collins glass. Squeeze fresh lemon and add garnishes.

Ménage à Voila Martini

Created by Niccole Trzaska, The Liberty NYC

1 part Ménage à Trois Vodka

1 bar spoon Dry Vermouth

1 bar spoon indicator solution (cabbage water concentrate)*

Pour refrigerated indicator solution; top with vodka and vermouth (stirred) pour on top of indicator solution; Top with bar spoon Baking soda and a few dry ice pellets and watch the magic!

**Cabbage water concentrate: Chop or shred 1 leaf of red cabbage. Cover the cabbage with water and microwave it on high until boiling (four to six minutes). It should turn a deep purple color.

 

Enjoy!

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