By: Nina Violi By: Nina Violi | October 22, 2021 | Food & Drink Lifestyle
The air is cool, almost cold, the leaves are changing colors, and everyone is hurrying to find costumes for the 31st!
Halloween is the best, and whether you take the spooky approach or like to take a pop-culture approach, Halloween parties are best served with a side of seasonal cocktails. We collected a list of several spooky cocktails you'll enjoy concocting and sipping with a good horror movie or among friends and family on the big night.
From vodka to cognac, tequila, whiskey and more, these are eight tasty, terrifying cocktails you've got to try this Halloween season.
See also: 10 Festive Fall Cocktails To Celebrate the Season
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Created by Shige Kabashima for NR bar in NYC’s Upper East Side, this citrus-flavored killer will stun your guests in any cup or glass you might have on hand.
Directions: Stir all the ingredients in ice and pour into a skill and beaker, or any glass you might have. Garnish with palo santo wood, mint, lime and dried flowers.
This martini features Grey Goose with the flavor of citrus from Orange Bitters and orange zest.
Stir in a cocktail shaker and strain into a chilled martini glass. For garnish, Hold a flame up to a blood orange zest until it blackens slightly.
The dark, fruity and chocolate flavors of D’usse VSOP Cognac pairs great with the combination of orange syrup and ginger beer.
Build in shaker with ice and pour over ice.
Grey Goose L’Orange adds a sweetness to this bitter-and spice-infused cocktail with martini bitter and martini ambrato.
Build in rocks glass. Add big ice cube. Stir and garnish with fun Halloween candy.
See also: 6 Spooky Halloween Treat Recipes From Chef Jason Goldstein
This fall-inspired drink serves Halloween vibes with Código 1530 Repo tequila and pumpkin purée.
Shaken and strained over ice. Wet rim in maple syrup and dip in cinnamon sugar. Garnish with cinnamon stick and a dried orange.
This cocktail is bittersweet, with bitter whiskey, Averna, sweet apple cider syrup and orange bitters.
Add all ingredients to a glass and stir. Express oil of an orange peel and garnish.
This cocktail from Santa Teresa 1796 was inspired by the killer in '90s classic Scream. It features a perfect mixture of sweet, mixing white wine with chocolate and cinnamon.
Stir to combine. Pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
The taste is in the name! This drink is very much full of spice and less sweet.
Add ingredients into a cocktail shaker over ice, stir and then strain into a martini glass. Finish with the essence of a lemon peel twist and garnish with that lemon peel!
Photography by: Courtesy of Grey Goose; Courtesy of D’usse; Courtesy of Codigo 1530; Courtesy of Aberfeldy; Courtesy of Santa Teresa 1796; Courtesy of Noilly Prat