20+ Eerily Easy Halloween Cocktails 

Published July 29, 2022
Easy Halloween cocktails

There's enough work that goes into Halloween, from a carefully thrifted costume to last-minute errands to pick up decorations, food, and candy. The last time you want is more homework. Take it easy, keep it creepy, and allow these easy Halloween drinks to provide the spooky vibes.

Bloody Carrie

Pick up a bottle of your favorite Bloody Mary mix for a two-ingredient bloody simple Halloween cocktail. If you're a dedicated DIYer, you can always make your own Bloody Mary mix ahead of time.

Bloody Carrie easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and Bloody Mary seasoning, black salt, or celery salt for rim
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 6 ounces Bloody Mary mix
  • Ice
  • Celery stalk for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  2. With the seasoning on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the seasoning to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, and Bloody Mary mix.
  4. Strain into prepared glass.
  5. Garnish with celery stalk if desired.

Jason Drinks Manhattan

Follow villainous Jason Voorhees to the streets of Manhattan with this easy Halloween riff.

Jason Drinks Manhattan easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces whiskey
  • ½ ounce sweet vermouth
  • ½ ounce maraschino liqueur
  • 2 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a mixing glass, add ice, whiskey, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and cinnamon bitters.
  3. Stir rapidly to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with cherry.

Haddonfield Beach

Take a dip at the Haddonfield Beach, home of Laurie Strode, and absolutely no need to worry about a murderer on the loose. At least you won't after this cocktail.

Haddonfield Beach easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • Gummy eyeballs for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, silver tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with gummy eyeballs.

Spooky Old-Fashioned

There's nothing complicated about an old-fashioned, and with a bit of dry ice, the everyday cocktail becomes the perfect easy Halloween drink.

Spooky Old Fashioned easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 2-3 dashes almond bitters
  • 1-2 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice
  • Small dry ice cube
  • Orange twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a mixing glass, add ice, bourbon, simple syrup, and bitters.
  2. Stir rapidly to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange twist.
  5. Carefully drop in dry ice, allowing it to dissolve fully and completely before drinking.

Trick-or-Treat Martini

This easy orange martini is as bright as the recently lit jack-o'-lantern. The only trick with this Halloween martini is thinking you'll be sipping pumpkin flavors when this is a delicious orange martini that could even find its way to your brunch table.

Trick or Treat Martini easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • Orange wedge and red sugar for garnish
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • ½ ounce vanilla liqueur
  • Ice
  • Orange wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the orange wedge.
  3. With the red sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, orange juice, and vanilla liqueur.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into prepared glass.
  7. Garnish with orange wheel.

Pumpkin Spice White Russian

Rest assured, this cocktail has more words in its name than ingredients in this simple Halloween cocktail that's a fun spin on a creamy white Russian.

pumpkin spice white russian easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce pumpkin cream liqueur
  • ½ allspice liqueur
  • Ice
  • Grated nutmeg and whole cinnamon stick for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add vodka, pumpkin cream liqueur, and allspice liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with grated nutmeg and cinnamon stick.

Blood and Sand

This classic cocktail does call for four ingredients, but they're all equal parts so it's easy to remember, and the name and look make for an easy Halloween drink. The blood orange swap gives it that extra pop of color.

Blood and Sand easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce scotch
  • ¾ ounce sweet vermouth
  • ¾ ounce blood orange juice
  • ¾ ounce cherry liqueur
  • Ice
  • Orange twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, scotch, sweet vermouth, blood orange juice, and cherry liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with orange twist.

Candy Apple Martini

In just three ingredients, you'll have that sweet candy apple treat. No need to drag out the toothbrush.

candy apple martini easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces apple vodka
  • 1 ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ½ ounce cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • Apple slice for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, apple vodka, butterscotch liqueur, and cranberry juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with apple slice.

Crypt Keeper's Highball

Turn to a simple yet boozy and spooky highball to satisfy your need for a simple Halloween drink.

Crypt Keepers Highball easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce cinnamon whiskey
  • 2 ounces ginger beer
  • Ice
  • Hard cider to top off
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, cinnamon whiskey, and ginger beer.
  2. Top off with hard cider.
  3. Garnish with lime wheel.

Perron's Prosecco

Enjoy the spooky season with a simple bubbly cocktail that'll be a tasty Halloween drink without much work at all.

Perrons Prosecco easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Prosecco to top off
  • Raspberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, raspberry liqueur, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Top off with prosecco.
  6. Garnish with raspberry.

Icy Touch

An easy Halloween drink that's as icy cold as the touch in the dark that gives you goosebumps...when you know that you're home alone.

Icy Touch Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce blue curaçao
  • 1 ounce white rum
  • Ice
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off
  • Orange slice and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, blue curaçao, and white rum.
  2. Top off with lemon-lime soda.
  3. Garnish with orange slice and mint sprig.

Bloody Aperol Spritz

The classic version of the Aperol spritz uses only three ingredients, but this one adds a splash of blood orange liqueur to the easy boozy mix. Plus, pour it all in a glass and you're good to go. No shaking necessary.

Bloody Aperol Spritz easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces prosecco
  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 1 ounce blood orange liqueur
  • 1 ounce club soda
  • Ice
  • Blood orange slice and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a wine glass, add ice, prosecco, Aperol, blood orange liqueur, and club soda.
  2. Garnish with blood orange slice and mint sprig.

Scarecrow Tea

That scarecrow out in the field can't hurt you. Just remember that. A few too many of this easy stirred bourbon cocktail, well, Halloween won't be the only thing giving you nightmares.

Scarecrow Tea easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1-2 dashes orange bitters
  • Ice
  • Ginger beer to top off
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup, and orange bitters.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with ginger beer.
  4. Garnish with lime wheel.

Tell-Tale Martini

You won't have to fear the sound of a beating heart hidden beneath your floorboards, and if you do, perhaps this fruity martini will stifle the sounds a bit.

Tell Tale Martini easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces cherry vodka
  • ¾ ounce orange liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, cherry vodka, orange liqueur, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with cherry.

The Tale of the Quick Cocktail

Submitted for the approval of the cocktail society, this drink is called an absolute lifesaver because it's nothing more than three ingredients. Although if you're feeling like a little bit of extra credit, you can add a cinnamon rim. Cut down the mixing even more by using a cinnamon whiskey, either store bought or one you craftily infused yourself.

The Tale of the Quick easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • Lemon wedge and cinnamon sugar for rim
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 4 ounces apple cider
  • ¼ ounce cinnamon liqueur
  • Ice
  • Cranberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  2. With the cinnamon sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, bourbon, apple cider, and cinnamon liqueur.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with cranberries.

Black Magic

There's no muddling required in this cocktail that's black as night but loaded with berry flavors.

Black Magic easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1 ounce blackberry liqueur
  • Ice
  • Blackberry and lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, cranberry juice, and blackberry liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with blackberry and lime wedge.

Laboratory Experiment

Like an evil scientist stashing away organs and body parts in jars, the raspberries resemble smooshed organs trapped in a glass. Don't be afraid, you'll squish these in the ice when you shake up your drink.

Laboratory Experiment easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 6-8 fresh raspberries
  • 2 ounces silver rum
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, raspberries, silver rum, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Pour, do not strain, into glass.
  4. Top off with lemon-lime soda.

Vampire's Fizz

There's no reason you can't have some bubbles in an easy Halloween drink.

Vampires Fizz easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounce citron vodka
  • 3 ounces cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Orange ribbon for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, citron vodka, and cranberry juice.
  2. Top off with club soda.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Garnish with orange ribbon.

Dragon's Blood Daiquiri

Take a sip of something a bit darker into a blood-red daiquiri. Don't be fooled by the frozen ones you see; this recipe comes together in moments.

Dragons Blood easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and sugar for rim
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce pomegranate simple syrup
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  3. With the sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white rum, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into prepared glass.

Pear Fizz

Capture an easy fall flavor in a fizzy gin cocktail. Add a touch of smoke by torching the tip of the rosemary sprig for an ominous yet simple, spooky cocktail.

Pear Fizz easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces gin
  • ¾ ounce pear liqueur
  • 1 ounce prosecco
  • Ice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Pear slice and rosemary sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, gin, pear liqueur, and prosecco.
  2. Top off with club soda.
  3. Garnish with pear slice and rosemary sprig.

Mausoleum Brew

Make a simple cocktail with beautiful layers in the snap of boney fingers. If the lemon-lime soda makes this too sweet for you, easily use a flavored or plain club soda in its place.

Mausoleum Brew easy Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces cherry vodka
  • ¾ ounce grenadine
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, cherry vodka, grenadine, and lime juice.
  2. Top off with lemon-lime soda.
  3. Garnish with cherry.

Scarily Easy Halloween Cocktails

Don't get any more spooked than you need to when it comes to that Halloween feeling with those spooky, gloomy vibes. Leave the over-the-top, time-consuming drinks for this fated with immortality or spirits wandering the earth. Return to the land of the living with one of these easy Halloween drinks for adults.

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