Halloween parties are about spooky costumes, creepy makeup so why not create spooky drinks as well? It is easy to make something gory by using red fruits, berries, Grenadine syrup or Creme de Cassis. Be it a delightful cocktail, punch or shot, any of these drinks will be a great addition to your party. After all, party isn’t a party without a signature drink. We have selected ten easy and fun bloodylicious drinks that will definitely raise spirits and your guests’ hair at your monster mash!
1. Bloody Shirley Temple
Here is the Halloween version of the classic Shirley Temple. You will only need Sprite, ice, Grenadine and some syringes for the spooky look. Since it’s a non-alcoholic drink you can prepare it for the kids. They will definitely enjoy squirting the ‘blood’ into their drinks.
2. The Blood Sipper
Recipe via blog.styleestate.com
To prepare this cocktail you will need fresh or frozen strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, pomegranate juice and a 750-milliliter bottle vodka. Add all the ingredients to the blender, pulse several times and refrigerate for at least an hour or even up to a few days. Pour the vodka and fruit mixture through a mesh strainer and your Halloween drink is ready.
3. Vampire Cocktail
Recipe via selfproclaimedfoodie.com
Similarly to the first idea, you can put the raspberry puree – that will look like blood when cooked with sugar – into syringes. Shake vodka and amaretto with some ice, stir in the OJ and club soda and pour it over ice. Stick the syringes in the glasses and just wait until the adults start playing with it just like kids.
4. Bloody Brain Shooter
Recipe via blog.styleestate.com
To create this disgusting looking but delicious brain shooter you will need Peach Schnapps, Bailey’s and a few drops of Grenadine Syrup. Pour the schnapps into the shot glass, add the Baileys to the shot glass and slowly drip a little grenadine over the back of a warm spoon. That’s all you need to do to create the submerged bloody brain look.
5. Bloody Cosmopolitan
Recipe via www.4pure.nl
Normally you would use syrup to wetten the glass before you put it in the sugar but this time use any red jam or jelly to get a bloody effect on the glass. The ingredients you will need to make this delicious Cosmopolitan are: passoa, malibu and orange juice. It will be the girls’ favorite!
6. Blood and Guts Cocktail
Recipe via www.sugarandsoul.co
The grape and raspberry jello will give this drink a gory look as it will look like blood and guts. A wonderfully fruity cocktail with fruit,vodka, Lemon Lime Soda and grenadine. Make sure to allow enough time to prepare the jellos beforehand.
7. Bloody Torture Shots
Recipe via www.popsugar.com
To create these cool looking ice shot glasses you will need a special mold. It will take a little time until they freeze solid. With only a few ingredients – a small handful of mint leaves, sugar, pomegranate juice and vodka – you can create the Bloody Torture Shots.
8. Drunken Spider
Recipe via www.talkoftomatoes.com
This spooky and sour cocktail requires Cream de Cassis, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, vodka and
triple sec. To get the Halloween looks you use licorice strings, place them on the glass so that it looks like spider legs.
9. The Bela Lugosi
Recipe via www.iatethewholething.com
Named after the Hungarian actor, Bela Lugosi who portrayed Count Dracula in the original movie, this cocktail is perfect for Halloween. It is a mix of white rum, cherry, orange juice and triple sec. For an even more gory look add some eyeball candies.
10. Blood Red Rum Punch
Recipe via cookinginstilettos.com
You can prepare this cocktail just in a few minutes and easily double the measurements to make a larger batch. Delicious dark sweet frozen cherries, pomegranate juice, Grenadine Syrup, limes and sparkling water is all what you need. It is a great make ahead recipe as the longer it sits, the better it tastes.