Halloween doesn’t have to be just for the kids! Throw a fun and sophisticated costume party in your outdoor space, turn up the heat with Infratech heaters and impress your friends all night long with cocktails they’ve never seen before. We’ve rounded up our 8 favorite staple cocktails with a haunting twist for your outdoor Halloween party.
1. The Poisoned Apple
Photo via Julep
“Apple and tequila make for a deadly combination.”
2. Oogie Boogie
Photo via Let’s Mingle. Inspired by the villian, Oogie Boogie, from Nightmare Before Christmas, this is sure to dazzle fans of the film.
3. Vampire Punch With Lime Sherbet
Photo via Cookin Canuck
What’s Halloween without a little bit of fake blood?
4. The Raven
Photo via The Jewels of New York
Edgar Allan Poe would be proud of this beautiful (and haunting) cocktail with a mix of bourbon, citrus, and a maraschino cherry.
5. The Blackbeard
Photo via Honestly Yum. It’s not really made of poison, but it sure looks terrifying, doesn’t it? This flavorful cocktail gets its color from a pinch of squid ink.
6. Candy Corn Martini with Pop Rocks Rim
Photo via Boulder Locavore. If you love DIY projects, this cocktail is for you. Make your own candy corn vodka and enlighten your friends with their favorite childhood Halloween candy.
7. Sleepy Hollow
Photo via The Jewels of New York. Nothing screams sophisticated than a literally smoky mezcal.
8. The Spider Bite
Photo via Julep
Don’t let the name of this cocktail fool you. It’s actually full of rich coffee flavor from Kahlua liquor and sweet tapioca balls.