Halloween is right around the corner, and while we may be skipping the big bashes this year, we can still find ways to celebrate. According to recent findings from Bacardi’s Holiday Survey, 53% of people are still planning to dress up–even if it’s just for the Insta or to impress their friends on Zoom! In fact, 25% of survey respondents said they plan on attending virtual parties this season, and will be mixing their own delicious serves for the occasion.
There’s no better way to bring the spooky vibes to your at-home celebration than with the right cocktails made with the best ingredients. This year, survey respondents chose vodka as the #1 spirit for crafting seasonal cocktails – so grab your favorite candy, put on a scary movie, and try your hand at these Halloween vodka cocktail recipes.
The stone-cold Lady in Black is practically bone-chilling, made with cognac, pomegranate juice and Grey Goose vodka. Make it ahead of time so you can pour & enjoy the dressed-up cocktail all evening long.
35ml Grey Goose Vodka
35ml fresh pomegranate juice
10ml XO Cognac
10ml Crème de cassis blackcurrant liqueur
10ml clove-water (1 clove infused for 8 hours)
METHOD: Pre-mixed and chilled – served in a black bottle. Garnish with a blackberry on pick
As festive as it is delicious, the Diabolique cocktail is sure to turn heads. Made with fruit juice and citrus Grey Goose vodka, and topped with velvety blackberry liqueur, the beautifully bloodied cocktail will tempt even Dracula.
1.5 oz Grey Goose Le Citron Vodka
1/3 oz Cointreau
1/3 oz fresh pineapple juice
0.75 oz fresh lemon juice
0.5 oz Crème de Mure blackberry liqueur
METHOD: Build all the ingredients apart from the Crème de Mure in a mixing glass. Top with cubed ice and shake. Fine strain into a highball glass, then add a cap of crushed ice. Drizzle with Crème de Mure and garnish with fresh mint.