Halloween falls on a Friday this season, so lets take the opportunity to celebrate! The universe has given us the chance to make this holiday count. So, pick out your costumes and dress up your drinks with these four festive cocktails!
Red Rum Piña Ghoul-lada
Bring an eerie side to a refreshing classic drink. It’s going to be a hot Halloween, so cool down with an island-style creepy cocktail.
1 oz. light rum
2 oz. cream of coconut
3 oz. pineapple juice
2 cups ice
blend until the texture of the drink is smooth
Red Cherry “Blood” Garnish
5 maraschino cherries
2 tbsp. light corn syrup
blend cherries with corn syrup
Swirl glass with red cherry garnish, pour in red rum piña ghoul-lada – enjoy!
Enjoy this spine-chilling cocktail with some vodka soaked creepy crawlies! Zombie brains are a great and colorful drink for any Halloween party – don’t worry, no zombies were harmed in the making of this cocktail.
2 oz. UV Salty Watermelon Vodka
1 oz. triple sec
1 tsp. sugar
2 tbsp. lime juice
Mix together, pour over crushed ice
Garnish with vodka gummy worms
Vodka soaked gummy worms
Hand full of gummy worms
Place gummy worms in a jar and pour vodka over until worms are completely submerged. Close tight and leave in fridge overnight. After the gummy worms have been soaked over night, when party time arrives, place the worms in a brain-like design at the top of the drink for the zombie brain effect!
Caramel Apple Martini
An adult take on a childhood favorite – Caramel apples on a stick. Only this drink is all apple, no stick, and caters to those 21 and over!
2 oz. apple cider
2 oz. caramel vodka
1 oz. butterscotch schnapps
cinnamon sugar for garnish
Dip glass in apple cider, then rim with cinnamon sugar. Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Pour into glass. Garnish with cinnamon stick.
Spiked Pumpkin Spice Latte (Pumpkin Spiked Latte)
Admit it! You’re obsessed with pumpkin spice! Now you can make it at home and throw a little party into your coffee.
1 cup fat free milk
¼ cup half and half
2 tbsp. pumpkin puree
½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 cinnamon stick
2 oz. irish cream
4 shots of espresso or 1 cup of strong coffee
Combine milk, half and half, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and a cinnamon stick together in a saucepan. Whisk over medium heat before it reaches boiling point. Brew coffee and combine the milk mixture and Irish cream – remove cinnamon stick. Pour into two mugs, top with whipped cream and sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice.