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Mad Scientist Mixology: Halloween Cocktail Recipes.

by on Oct 14, 2008

A giant bowl of wispy punch is certainly festive, but a true ghost-host offers their guest customized cocktails that suit their own tastes. Here’s a few ideas to get your fall festivities popping.

Garnishes: ANY mixed drink can get a scary-fun makeover with a frightful garnish. Simply mix up drinks per usual, but sink one of the following into your highball or martini glass:

  • Plastic spider rings
  • Gummy worms
  • Novelty eyeballs
  • A few drops of black and red food coloring
  • Candy corn
  • Plastic skulls or bones

A cocktail with a candy corn garnish.Black Screwdriver

1 1/2 ounces Blavod Black Vodka, chilled
3 ounces Tangerine juice, pulp-free and chilled
Halloween candy (garnish)

A cognac pumpkin drink in a glass.Jack-O-Latern

1 oz Hennessy VSOP Cognac
1 1/2 oz orange juice
1/2 oz ginger ale
1/2 oz Grand Marnier
orange wheel and lime twist for garnish

A glass full of cocktail drink and a slice of lemon on the edge.Black Martini

3 1/2 oz gin or vodka
1/2 oz blackberry brandy or black raspberry liqueur
orange twist or black olive for garnish

A clear goblet with some kind of white liquid and green leaves in it.Bayou Slime

2 parts Cruzan Dark Rum
6-8 fresh mint leaves
1/2 part Fee Brothers Spiced Cordial Syrup
1 egg white

A martini glass with brown liquid and a sugar cooking resting on the edge.

Jack-O-Lantern, ver. 2
2 oz Goslings Dark Rum
1 oz Pumpkin Molasses
1/2 oz chilled coffee
Splash Kahlua
Garnish: Ginger bread cookie

For last year’s list, Halloween Hooch, click here.

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