7 Easy Halloween Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Looking for something Boo-zy this Halloween? These easy-to-make Halloween cocktails from Breckenridge Distillery are a spooktacular addition to your Oct. 31 festivities. Billie Keithley paired some of her favorite fall flavors with skeleton bones and zombies. Do you dare make these chilling cocktails? Happy Halloween.


Hallows & Horcruxes

2 oz Breckenridge Gin (Buy Now)
1/4 bar spoon of black pearl dust
1/2 oz dry vermouth
1 oz lemon juice
3/4 oz star anise syrup*

Shake all ingredients with ice. Serve up.

*Anise syrup: Over medium heat, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar. Stir until dissolved. Add 5 star anise, cover, and let rest for 5 hours.


Cabin in the Woods
1-1/2 oz Breckenridge Bourbon (Buy Now)
2 oz apple cider
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
3/4 oz Orgeat

Shake top 4 ingredients with ice. Strain over ice, garnish and smoke with applewood.

Garnish: toasted pumpkin seeds


Monster Smash
2 oz Breckenridge Vodka (Buy Now)
1-1/4 oz huckleberry/grape shrub*
2 lemon wheels cut into quarters
4 mint leaves

Muddle citrus, syrup & 4 mint leaves in a double rocks glass. Add half a glass of crushed ice and Breckenridge Vodka. Incorporate with bar spoon. Top with crushed ice.

Garnish: Monster Peep and mint bouquet

*Huckleberry shrub: over medium heat, add 8 oz water, 4 oz huckleberry jam, 4 oz muddled grapes,  5 oz sugar, and 1/2 oz cider vinegar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Let cool.


Corpse Reviver in a Bubble
1 oz Breckenridge Gin (Buy Now)
1/2 oz Lillet Blanc
1/2 oz orange liqueur
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
Spritz of Absinthe
Smoked applewood bubble


Breckenridge Zombie

2 1/2 oz Breckenridge Spiced Rum (Buy Now)
1 oz pineapple juice
1 oz lime juice
1 1/2 oz passion fruit syrup
1/2 oz Falernum
Garnish: mint

Shake all ingredients. Serve over pebble ice.


The Day Walker

2 oz Breckenridge Pear Vodka (Buy Now)
1 oz blood orange juice
1 oz cranberry juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
3 dashes of cranberry bitters
Top with soda and blood bubbles

Shake first 5 ingredients with ice. Serve over ice and top with soda water.

How to make the blood bubbles:
400 ml water
4 bar spoons of salt
3 grams of lecithin powder
12 drops of red food coloring

Stir ingredients. Use an aquarium filter to create the bubbles.

Bobbing for Apples – Non-alcohol Beverage

4 oz Apple cider
2 oz ginger beer
1 oz pear juice
1 oz cranberry juice
1/2 oz lemon juice
Incorporate all ingredients with ice.

Garnish: apple slices

Looking for more easy-to-make holiday cocktails? Get fun, unique recipes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mardi Gras and more. Or, check out our list of summer and winter cocktails. Happy Halloween goblins.

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