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10 Halloween Whiskey Cocktails (+ Spooky Drinks)

Throw the ultimate monster bash with these Halloween whiskey cocktails!

Get into the spooky spirit with creations like the Witches’ Brew and the Haunted Graveyard.

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All Hallows Eve is the perfect excuse to indulge in creative Halloween cocktails. And you don’t have to be a professional bartender either. 

From classy to gory, these fun libations are easy to craft. 

Whether you’re planning a ghoulish gathering or binging scary movies, you’ll love these Halloween whiskey cocktails. 

1. Incognito Halloween Whiskey Cocktail

Trick or treat? This incognito cocktail is both in one. 

It’s dressed in a classy stiff drink costume perfect for whiskey lovers.

Give it a try, and your tastebuds will tell you it tastes like Halloween. 

Applejack, pear liqueur, cinnamon syrup, and bitters infuse double rye whiskey. Sophisticated yet festive, it’s the treat that tricks you!

Add a fake mustache to the cocktail glass for a gentleman’s touch.

2. Mint Blackberry Bourbon Ginger Smash

Make Halloween a blast with this killer whiskey smash. 

The dazzling color is bewitching. While a single sip will put you under a magical spell.

It’s got a heavy hand of bourbon, a glug of ginger ale, and a twist of lime.

Muddle the blackberries with mint for a ravishing infusion.  

Fruity, fizzy, and fresh, this effervescent libation has to be witchcraft.

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Because it’s far too easy to make for how great it tastes. 

3. Blood Shots 

For all you vampires, zombies, and monsters, here’s a spine-tingling shot. 

A little gore for Halloween can be fun when done tastefully. And this is one tasteful shot!

Fireball whiskey gives it a punch. For a seasonal touch, add hard apple cider, apple liqueur, and orange bitters. 

Then complete the shot with a few drops of red food coloring to bloody things up. 

If topping with marshmallows, I recommend carefully torching them before garnishing. Safety first!

Otherwise, you might get more fire than you desire. 

4. Witches’ Brew Halloween Cocktail

There’s nothing like a little Hocus Pocus to turn your party into a smash hit. 

So bust out the cauldron and make this magical potion. 

This charming concoction sweetens bourbon with maple syrup and maraschino liqueur.

A hint of lemon brightens the drink while molasses bitters accentuate the flavor.

For the final touch, top it off with a singed sprig of rosemary. It adds a captivating, smoky aroma. 

5. Haunted Graveyard 

No, it’s not an apparition. This ghostly drink is real and ready to party.

Like the Witches Brew, you top it with smoky rosemary for a show. 

But it’s not all theatrics because the drink itself is beginner-friendly. 

You shake bourbon, bitters, maple syrup, and oranges. Then strain it into your glass of choice. 

The flavors are refined enough for any party. Yet with the spooky garnish, it’s fitting for Halloween. 

6. Nightmare on Bourbon Street

I think old Freddy Krueger himself would take the night off for this whiskey drink. 

Boozy, sweet, spiced, and everything nice, it’s a wickedly delicious libation. 

The fizzy hard apple cider, cinnamon, and ginger will tickle your tastebuds with delight. While the whiskey warms you up inside.

Night in or partying with friends, this cocktail is a Halloween must. 

Come to think of it, the ingredients make it a great fall bourbon cocktail in general. So you can enjoy it all season long.

7. Smoky Halloween Raspberry Whiskey Cocktail

Shrouded in mystery and intrigue, this is one alluring cocktail for All Hallows Eve.

It’s as dark as a black cat with a deep purple hue. This comes from the raspberry liqueur, which makes it fruity. 

For a complementary whiskey, use quality bourbon like Bullet. Be sure to add a dash or two of bitters to round it out. 

When it comes to the garnish, have fun with it. 

Plastic spiders and dry ice are a fun twist. Or keep it classy with an orange peel and maraschino cherry.

8. Whisk(ey) Me Away

Looking for something festive without the gore or gimmicks? Opt for this cocktail on Halloween. 

Simple and sophisticated, it’s a crowd-pleaser that’s universal enough for any Halloween party.

Rye whiskey adds a little spice to the mix. That on rocks alone is a warming treat. 

Yet every good cocktail needs carefully crafted elements. 

So pour Campari, orange juice, pomegranate juice, honey syrup, and bitters in your shaker too.

9. The Half-Blood Prince Cocktail

Any Harry Potter fans out there? Here’s an enchanting elixir your party needs. 

Pomegranate juice gives it a moody bloody effect. Yet, it still looks elegant at the same time.

The real magic, though, is in the bourbon and Chambord. 

Those two together are intoxicating, and I don’t just mean in a boozy way.

10. The Royal Orchard

Don’t turn into a pumpkin this Halloween. Live it up with this cocktail instead. 

Featuring Southern Tier Pumking whiskey, Amaro di Angostura, and sparkling apple cider, it’s fit for royalty.  

If you can’t get your hands on Pumking, try bourbon or honey whiskey instead. 

You might need to adjust the ratios, but that’s what mixology is all about!

10 Halloween Whiskey Cocktails (+ Spooky Drink Recipes)

These Halloween whiskey cocktails will certainly raise your spirits! From blood shots to a ginger smash to the nightmare on Bourbon street, get ready for a spooky good time!


  • Incognito Halloween Whiskey Cocktail

  • Blood Shots

  • Witches Brew Halloween Cocktail

  • Haunted Graveyard

  • Nightmare on Bourbon Street

  • Smoky Halloween Raspberry Whiskey Cocktail

  • Whisk(ey) Me Away

  • The Half Blood Prince Cocktail

  • The Royal Orchard


  • Select your favorite recipe.
  • Organize all the required ingredients.
  • Prep a Halloween drink in 30 minutes or less!
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