Monday, October 26, 2015

Spooky Halloween Cocktails

I love Halloween. It's always a really fun time of year around here so I wanted to whip up a few fun cocktails for you guys. I tried to do this for you last year but I couldn't find the black vodka anywhere. Apparently they had some sort of problem with their distributor and it wasn't available in the U.S.A. However, I was able to find it pretty easily this year so just check the imported vodka section of your local packie. I used a small chunk of dry ice in all of the cocktails to create a spooky fog effect. Be sure to read up on dry ice safety before attempting to serve it in a cocktail. You don't want to touch it with your bare hands so wear gloves or use tongs and be sure it's gone before sipping on your drink. You can find more information on dry ice safety and where you can get it here

Poison Apple Martini 
2 oz. black vodka
2 oz. sour apple pucker
Juice of 1/2 lime

Rim a martini glass with black sugar. Add ingredients to cocktail shaker and shake with ice, strain into glass. 

Ghostly Hallow-rita
2 oz. silver tequila
1 oz. triple sec
2 oz. coconut milk
2 oz cream de coconut 
Juice of 1 lime
Splash of half & half

Rim a pint glass with coconut shreds. Add ingredients to cocktail shaker with ice, shake, and pour into glass over ice. 

Black Widow
3 oz. cranberry juice
1.5 oz. black vodka

Add cranberry juice to glass and fill with ice, then float vodka over the top of the juice. 


  1. Ahh! I am doing a similar post this week but had to scrap my black vodka cocktails because I couldn't find it! I love the dry ice affect and am thinking I need to buy some for our party on Saturday.

    1. Thanks Beth! I'll have to check yours out. I almost had to scrap the whole post because the lighting was horrible the day I tried to do it but then my dry ice ran out! I ended up just posting even though they were a little yellowish.

  2. Amazing post! I love the pictures:)

  3. This is so cool! I've never even heard of Black Vodka? does it taste like regular vodka?

    1. Hi Kristen! Yeah they use some kind of herb to color it but it doesn't change the flavor at all!

  4. YUM! These all look fun and delish, I may need to make the poison apple martini <3

    Green Fashionista

  5. These look so cool! I definitely need to try making these for halloween on saturday! :) cool post! xxx

  6. We are throwing a small Halloween party this saturday and these are such a good idea!

  7. These look so cute and yummy! Saving these to my favorites for this coming weekend! XO


  8. Such a perfect drink for halloween! They look so good!

  9. Awesome ideas! Yumm

  10. Oh wow, these look amazing! They are perfect if you are hosting a Halloween party

  11. How fun are these?! Perfect for Halloween!!


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