ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Quick and Easy Halloween Cocktails and Mixer Recipes

Updated on October 18, 2011

Even if you are not a master of mixing, here are some easy Halloween cocktails and punches that are sure to be a hit. Whether hosting your own party, or planning to bring a spooky beverage along, here are some quick and easy cocktail ideas. None of these recipes will break the bank, and prep time is minimal, so they are all great for the last minute.

Poison Apple Punch

This one is my absolute favorite. A deliciously intoxicating fall punch, this one is great for Halloween and Thanksgiving!


  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup ginger beer (note: ginger beer is different from ginger ale)
  • 1 cup spiced rum
  • 2 tbsp. raspberry syrup
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg


Mix ingredients together in large pitcher. Serve chilled, but not over ice. Can be garnished with cinnamon sticks.

The Brain Hemmorhage is sure to creep out your guests.
The Brain Hemmorhage is sure to creep out your guests. | Source

Brain Hemmorhage

This cocktail is sure to gross out your guests, but it actually tastes surprisingly good!


  • 1 oz. peach Schnapps
  • 1tsp. Bailey's Irish Cream
  • 1/2 tsp. grenadine


Pour the peach schnapps into a glass. Then pour in the bailey's very slowly and carefully, and DO NOT MIX. The bailey's will react with the schnapps and cause the cream to clump and settle at the bottom. Top off the mixture with the grenadine. You'll know you did it right when it looks like an intestine in a glass. Luckily, it is tasty.

Spicy Bloody Mary

The bloody mary is a classic Halloween drink. The best bloody mary's come with a good kick, so don't skimp on the spice!


  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. horseradish
  • 1tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. hot sauce (or to taste)
  • 3/4 tsp. salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • Green martini olives
  • Pepperoncini (optional)
  • Vodka


In a large container, mix the tomato juice, lime, horseradish, garlic, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Depending on how spicy you like things, you can always add more hot sauce. Many people use Tabasco, but any hot sauce will do. After mixing the ingredients, fill each glass with ice and pour one to two ounces of vodka in each glass. Fill the cup the rest of the way with the mixture, and garnish with an olive and a pepperonci.

The Bloody Cherry Colada is spookiest when unmixed.
The Bloody Cherry Colada is spookiest when unmixed.

Bloody Cherry Colada

Nothing goes better with a bowlful of candy than an alcoholic cherry cola! This cocktail is great tasting, and looks good in a glass.


  • cola
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 oz. grenadine
  • 1 tsp. syrup from maraschino cherry bottle
  • maraschino cherries


Coat the bottom of a glass with grenadine. Add ice and vodka. Top with syrup from cherry bottle. DO NOT STIR. Fill glass the rest of the way with cola and enjoy!

A candy corn garnish can be a great way to liven up a drink.
A candy corn garnish can be a great way to liven up a drink.

Tropical Jack O'Lantern

A mellow punch that pleases all tastes. The orange color is festive, and guests will enjoy this pleasant and refreshing drink after gorging on candy for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


  • 3 oz. orange juice
  • 3 oz. grapefruit juice
  • 3 oz. lime juice
  • 3 oz. grenadine
  • 3 oz. simple syrup
  • 10 oz. gold rum
  • 1/2 tsp. Pernod
  • 3 dashes bitters


Blend the ingredients together with ice, or simply stir together in a pitcher with ice cubes. Serve chilled, and garnish with orange slices or candy corn.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • S G Hupp profile image

      S G Hupp 

      6 years ago from United States

      The Brain Hemmorhage is definitely going to make an appearance at my house this season.

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      These recipes are going to see my next halloween party. Inbetween giving candy to the trick or treaters and entertaining my friends with games I'll be entertaining my friends with these recipes.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)