Looking for some eerily good Halloween cocktails? Look no further! From alien brain shots to candy flavors and colors of the season like purple and black these are some of the best drinks for your next scary party.
- Spooky Shots
- Cement Mixer Shot
- Alien Brain Hemorrhage Shot
- Monkey Brain Shot
- Jellyfish Shot
- Squashed Frog Shot
- Halloween Colors & Names
- Purple Gatorade Shot
- Purple Motherfucker Shot
- Purple Gecko Shot
- Drunk Witch Drink
- Vampire Kiss Martini
- Black Martini
- Purple Rain Cocktail
- Black Opal Drink
- Killer Koolaid
- Red Devil Drink
- Candy Themed
- Jolly Rancher Margarita
- Pixie Stix Martini
- Pink Starburst Shot
- Smarties Shot
- Swedish Fish Shot
- Gummy Bear Shot
- Butterfinger Shot
- Tootsie Roll Shot
These Halloween cocktails will help you embrace the spooky season with creepy looking layered shots, deep purples and blacks and candy flavored drinks. These drinks embody the theme of this holiday.
We have hand selected these drinks to be the very best options based on the following criteria: spookiness, flavor profile, color and name. So continue scrolling to pick out your next spooky shot.
Spooky is what makes this season so much fun. So, your drinks should have a little added in – how’s a shot glass of brains sound?
Cement Mixer Shot
This cement mixer shot looks innocuous enough. However, when you mix the two ingredients together, the irish cream curdles.
Why it’s good: this is a fun prank shot, it curdles and hardens if you let it sit too long.
Alien Brain Hemorrhage Shot
This alien brain hemorrhage shot is a fun one to make. It’s definitely a conversation piece as it looks like a brain floating in the shot glass with blue and red color streaks.
Why it’s good: you can also make the similar – Brain Hemorrhage shot which just leaves out the blue curacao.
Monkey Brain Shot
Tone it down a little, but not TOO much with with monkey brain shot. It’s actually quite sweet and flavorful.
Why it’s good: This one has a similar appearance to the two above it, but is a bit easier to make. Also, it is a little more forgiving if you don’t have a steady hand for layering.
Looking for a spooky and sorta gross looking shot? Try out this jellyfish shot which kind of resembles a jellyfish floating in water.
Why it’s good: it has a yummy taste with hints of chocolate and cherry. Plus, it’s one of the easier layered shots to make on this list.
Squashed Frog Shot
Why it’s good: this is one that will have your guests talking. It’s gross looking and fits in great for a shock factor.
Halloween Colors & Names
These drinks are full of Halloween colors like purple and black. And full of Halloween themed names that reflect vampires and witches.
Purple Gatorade Shot
If you love sweet shots, try out this purple gatorade shot. It is a fruity and sweet drink.
Why it’s good: the purple color makes it great for the Halloween theme. Plus, you can easily scale this up to be an entire cocktail.
Purple Motherfucker Shot
Why it’s good: with just four ingredients, this one is super simple to shake together. Plus, it’s purple color makes it fit right in.
Purple Gecko Shot
Try out this yummy purple gecko shot. It’s super yummy and tastes similar to a cranberry margarita.
Why it’s good: this fun purple color fits in great as an eye catching addition to parties. You can shake it up in under 5 minutes.
Drunk Witch Drink
A drunk witch drink has a sweet, candy like flavor. It is a sugary cocktail that your guests are sure to enjoy.
Why it’s good: it’s deep purple color and green sugar rim make it the perfect colors for this occasion. You can make this is big batches easily since it’s just four ingredient shaken together.
Vampire Kiss Martini
Vampire’s are a huge part of this holiday, so we would be remiss to not include this vampire kiss martini. It is a tasty cocktail with a little fizz.
Why it’s good: it’s easy to customize this one to have a show stopping appearance with a drizzle of grenadine, dry ice or other garnishes.
This black martini is an eye catching cocktail. It has a surprising fruity and citrus flavor.
Why it’s good: This dark colored drink fits in perfectly to set a spooky mood. Plus it’s super easy to make – it takes just three ingredients.
Purple Rain Cocktail
A purple rain cocktail is an interesting drink. Despite it’s dark and ominous color, it’s actually a refreshing drink that tastes similar to pink lemonade.
Why it’s good: it’s dark purple color is perfect for the theme of this holiday. Plus, it’s easy to make this one by the pitcher.
Black Opal Drink
Add a dark drink to your repertoire with this Black Opal cocktail. It is a sweet and fruity tasting drink.
Why it’s good: it changes colors before your eyes with the addition of the last ingredient making it a showcase cocktail for parties and get togethers.
Another aptly named drink, this Killer Koolaid is a tasty addition to your spooky get togethers. Not surprisingly, it tastes like Koolaid.
Why it’s good: this one has a red color that matches the Halloween theme perfectly. This cocktail is easy to customize or make by the pitcher.
Red Devil Drink
This red devil drink is appropriately named to serve for Halloween. Despite its devilish name, this one has a sweet taste similar to a fruit cocktail.
Why it’s good: this drink is, as you may guess from it’s name, a bright red color great for Halloween. Plus, it’s easy to make as a big batch for crowds.
We couldn’t have a Halloween drink list without candy themed and flavored drinks. Afterall, trick or treating is all about the sweets, right?
Jolly Rancher Margarita
This pretty pink jolly rancher margarita may not look like Halloween, but it’s packed full of candy flavor. This easy drink is sweet and sour watermelon flavor.
Why it’s good: just four ingredients are needed to shake this one up, so it’s fast and easy. You can make it in a big batch for parties. Or you can make jolly rancher shots and get other flavors too.
Pixie Stix Martini
If you are a fan of the sugar tubes known as pixie stix, then this pixie stix martini is a must try. This easy to shake up cocktail is sweet and tasty.
Why it’s good: easily customize the flavor to be different pixie stix flavors. Or, make a small version by shaking up a pixie stix shot instead.
Pink Starburst Shot
A sweet, pink colored drink, this pink starburst shot is sweet and fruity. Plus, it has a whole starburst on the glass rim and those are delicious just by themselves.
Why it’s good: this can also easily be made into a full cocktail, just multiple the ingredient amounts. Additionally, you can customize the fruit flavors.
This fun smarties shot is a green colored sweet and fruity flavored drink. It has a low alcohol content making it a nice addition when you’re just looking for a little flavor.
Why it’s good: the green color fits in well with the colors of this holiday. Plus you can crush up some smarties and rim the shot glasses if you want to dress this shot up more.
Swedish Fish Shot
This sweet swedish fish shot has a light berry flavor and tastes similar to the candy of the same name. If you like fruity drinks, this is one to try.
Why it’s good: this one is easy to make and can be made by the shaker full to serve up multiple shots at once. Dress it up by adding an actual swedish fish to the rim as a garnish.
Gummy Bear Shot
If you are looking for a candy flavored shot that isn’t too rich, sweet or thick – try out this white gummy bear shot. It is lightly sweet and fruity flavored.
Why it’s good: this simple drink takes to garnishing, rimming or layering. And, there are several ways to customize it based on your preferences.
This crispity, crunchity Butterfinger shot is a decadent and sweet shot. One of the favorite candy bars for most trick-or-treaters, this is the adult version.
Why it’s good: make it a party centerpiece by rimming the shot glasses with crumbled up butterfingers. This candy flavored shot takes just three ingredients to shake up.
Tootsie Roll Shot
This dark chocolate colored tootsie roll shot tastes shockingly similar to a tootsie roll. It’s a fun looking shot with a mini tootsie roll garnish on the side making it great for parties.
Why it’s good: this shot is so super easy to make – it’s literally just two ingredients. Shake it up in two minutes or less.