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By Block Ice | October 20, 2022

Spooky season has arrived! If you’re anything like us, you want to have a frightfully good time with colorful, kooky cocktails that you and your friends won’t soon forget.

Are you ready to serve cocktails that will capture the spirit of the festivities and leave your guests in awe? Discover seven hauntingly good cocktail recipes that are anything but boo-ring.

Poison Apple

Here’s an effortless poison apple Halloween cocktail that is wickedly delicious. Impress your guests with its eye-catching electric green color and the ideal balance of sweet and sour. This recipe can be a single serving treat or a ghoulish punch at your Halloween party.

Pro Tip: Use The Block chipped ice in your shaker to ensure your cocktail doesn’t pick up undesirable flavors or aromas that can come from standard ice cubes. The Block chipped ice is filtered seven times for a completely flavorless, odorless ice perfect for shaking cocktails.

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Black Widow

This cocktail’s rich color comes from using activated charcoal, which creates a deep black Halloween cocktail that also detoxifies! Combine your preferred vodka, dark red crème de cassis blackcurrant liqueur, Kahlua, activated charcoal, and a splash of ginger beer for sparkle and sweetness.

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Spooky Purple Cocktail

This deep purple cocktail has mystery and a fruity depth of flavor. Made with bright blue Curaçao and two red ingredients, cranberry juice and grenadine, it turns out to be the perfect purple Halloween cocktail. You can add a bit of tartness with a squeeze of fresh lime and finish with purple sugar on the rim.

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Halloween Bloody Mary

A spicy Bloody Mary served with a chili-coated rim and loaded with gruesome garnishes makes for a perfectly creepy cocktail. A black vodka float adds the final touch to this frightening drink. Push yours over the top with ghostly garnish, from spicy and sweet candied bacon to hot peppers and candy eyeballs.

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Pumpkin Spice White Russian

This Pumpkin Spice White Russian is the perfectly creamy Fall edition of the classic coffee cocktail. Use a cocktail shaker to mix Kahlua coffee liqueur, vodka, pumpkin spice creamer, whipped cream, and pumpkin pie spice. Try layering in the ingredients for a stunning gradient effect in your cocktail. Pouring the pumpkin spice creamer into the liqueur last and leaving it unmixed creates a beautiful drink that is easy on the eyes and the palate.

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Jekyll & Gin Glowing Cocktail

This twist on a Gin Daisy looks innocently pink in daylight, yet glows menacingly under a black light! Simply mix gin, lemon juice, and grenadine in a cocktail shaker and pour into a large glass filled with ice. You can top with tonic water and garnish with a glow stick or black light-sensitive foods like shredded coconut or rich, frothy egg white foam.

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Potion de Muerto

“Potion of the Corpse” is a gory show-stopper! This citrusy cocktail combines tequila, fresh orange juice, fresh lemon juice, agave, and orange bitters over crushed ice to create a bright and fruity libation. A float of beet juice trickles down slowly to give a bloody effect! Finish with an orange slice or get creative with other spine-chilling garnishes.

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Now you can serve seven scream-worthy cocktail recipes at your Halloween party or autumn-inspired soirée! Enchant your guests while entertaining with a bewitching array of flavors, colors, and creative garnishes, or treat yourself to a satisfying drink while getting cozy and enjoying the fall foliage.