Halloween Cocktail Recipes That’ll Scare Your Sobriety

We found two Halloween-themed cocktail recipes and a spooky shot that we’re planning to surprise our sobriety with come October 31.

By Zack Zeigler

Drinking

We can’t blame you for wanting to keep a low profile on Halloween since inebriated idiots often act like the assholes they’re dressed as. (Side note: If you’re out and about on October 31 and a spot a dude wearing this Sloth mask, drop your pillowcase full of candy and head for the hills.) So if you’re staying in, why not invite like-minded people over to your pad for a few Halloween-themed cocktails instead?

These two spooky drinks are simple to make and tasty to sip. We even threw in a festive shot that’ll help you fight a hangover on November 1.

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Brain

THE BRAIN HEMORRHAGE SHOT

• 1 oz Peach Schnapps ($7)
• ¾ oz Bailey’s Irish Cream ($17)
• Splash of Grenadine ($4)

How to make it:
1) Pour shot of Peach Schnapps
2) Slowly pour in the Bailey’s Irish Cream
3) Top off with Grenadine
4) Don’t stir

*This pain in the ass took four tries to get right; but it tasted delicious and looks cool when you nail it.

Dark & Stormy

DARKER & STORMIER

• 1 oz Wild Turkey Spiced ($21)
• 3 oz ginger beer

How to make it:
1) Fill a shaker with ice
2) Pour in Wild Turkey Spiced
3) Pour in ginger beer
4) Garnish with lime

Halloween Drink

BLOODY GHOST

• 3 parts tomato juice
• 2 parts Jim Beam’s Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey ($22)
• Pinch salt
• Pinch sugar
• Tabasco (to taste)
• Fresh lime
• Celery

How to make it:
1) Pour all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice
2) Pour into an ice-filled highball glass
3) Garnish with celery and lime wedge or olives

 

Cocktails shot by Erica Schultz

TAGS: booze, drinks, Halloween, Jim Beam, Wild Turkey

 

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