Halloween is just around the corner, and everyone is excited about the holiday. It is the time of year when people dress up in costumes, decorate their homes with spooky decorations, and indulge in delicious treats.
As a bartender, I know that no Halloween party is complete without a batch cocktail. A batch cocktail is a great way to serve drinks to a large group of people without having to mix individual cocktails all night.
Batch cocktails are perfect for Halloween parties because they can be made ahead of time, leaving you free to enjoy the festivities with your guests.
They are also a great way to showcase your creativity and impress your guests with unique and delicious drinks. Whether you're hosting a small gathering or a large party, there is a batch cocktail recipe out there that will suit your needs.
However, with so many recipes out there, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one. That's why I've put together a list of the best Halloween batch cocktail recipes that are sure to impress your guests.
From spooky and creepy to sweet and refreshing, these recipes are perfect for any Halloween party. So put on your costume, turn on some spooky music, and get ready to mix up some delicious drinks that will make your Halloween party a hit.
1. Nightmare on Bourbon Street
The Nightmare on Bourbon Street is a spooky and delicious Halloween batch cocktail. It's a blend of bourbon, apple cider, maple syrup, ginger, cinnamon, and a splash of lemon, topped off with sparkling hard cider.
It's perfect for any Halloween party and has warming and cozy flavors of apple and cinnamon. It can be made as a single cocktail or as a punch for a small gathering. The glasses used in the photos are classic Old Fashion Glasses, adding a touch of elegance to the spooky drink.
2. Halloween Aperol Cocktail
Looking for a spooky and easy-to-make batch cocktail for your Halloween party? Look no further than the Halloween Aperol Cocktail. This cocktail is perfect for those who want to add a touch of Halloween to their party without going overboard. With its black sugar rim and eyeball garnish, it's sure to impress your guests.
The cocktail itself is a delicious blend of Aperol, prosecco, blood oranges, and apple cider, making it the perfect drink for fall gatherings. So, if you're looking for a simple yet impressive Halloween batch cocktail, the Halloween Aperol Cocktail is definitely worth a try.
3. Witches Brew Halloween Sangria
Looking for a spooky and delicious Halloween cocktail to serve at your party? Look no further than the Witches Brew Halloween Sangria! This eerie drink is made with just six easy-to-find ingredients, including dry ice for a creepy smoking effect. The recipe is simple and quick to make, leaving you plenty of time to focus on other party preparations.
Serve it up in a witch-approved cauldron or other spooky vessel for maximum effect. Plus, with the addition of bourbon served on the side in labeled test tubes, your guests can customize their drinks to their liking. Don't miss out on this bewitching batch cocktail recipe!
4. Purple People Eater Cocktail
The Purple People Eater Cocktail is a must-try for any Halloween party. This spooky drink gets its vibrant purple color from blue curacao, grenadine, and cranberry juice. The rim of the glass is decorated with purple sanding sugar, adding to the eerie vibe.
This cocktail can be made in advance, making it a great option for a batch cocktail. It's easy to make and has a deliciously sweet and sour taste. The Purple People Eater Cocktail is sure to impress your guests and add a spooky touch to your Halloween celebration.
5. The Full Moontini
Looking for a spooky and delicious Halloween cocktail recipe? Look no further than "The Full Moontini"! This black Halloween cocktail pays homage to the beauty of a full moon in the dark black sky with a pinch of activated charcoal powder, giving it a mysterious and eerie appearance.
The recipe includes black gin, pineapple juice, lime juice, and a bit of activated charcoal powder. The Full Moontini is a fun and unique cocktail that is perfect for any Halloween party.
6. White Russian
The White Russian is a classic cocktail that has been given a spooky twist for Halloween. This large batch recipe is perfect for a get-together with friends and is inspired by the movie Bad Moms. The cocktail is made with Kahlua, chocolate syrup, and vodka, and is sure to put a smile on your face and maybe even a lampshade on your head.
While it may not be for everyone, those who are willing to get a little bad will love this cocktail. So why not gather your mom friends, shake up a batch, and watch Bad Moms for a night of laughs and fun.
7. Swamp Gasses
If you're looking for a Halloween cocktail that's both spooky and delicious, look no further than "Swamp Gasses." This pineapple rum drink is fruity, tropical, and a little bubbly, making it the perfect addition to any Halloween party.
The green hue of the cocktail adds to the spooky vibe, but don't worry – there are no sulfurous odors or slimy creatures lurking within. While the recipe calls for dry ice, it's important to use caution when handling it to avoid any accidents. Overall, "Swamp Gasses" is a must-try for anyone looking for a fun and festive Halloween cocktail.
8. Sparkling Thanksgiving Punch
Looking for a festive, easy-to-make punch that's perfect for Halloween or Thanksgiving? Look no further than the Sparkling Thanksgiving Punch! This seasonal drink is made with pumpkin puree, apple cider, ginger ale, orange juice, cinnamon sticks, and citrus slices.
It's easy to make in advance and can be served as a mocktail or cocktail, making it a crowd-pleaser for all ages. Plus, it's garnished with slices of lemon and oranges and half of a cinnamon stick, making it as visually appealing as it is delicious. So why not simplify your life and impress your guests with this festive and flavorful punch?
9. Blackberry Lemonade Moscato Punch
The Blackberry Lemonade Moscato Punch is a delightful cocktail that is perfect for Halloween parties and gatherings. This easy-to-make punch is a refreshing blend of blackberry lemonade and Moscato wine, making it a great choice for those who prefer fruity and sweet drinks. The cocktail can be served as is, or frozen to create a wine slushie that is perfect for hot summer days.
The punch is not only delicious, but also visually stunning, making it an ideal choice for bridal showers, birthday parties, and other celebrations. If you are looking for a crowd-pleasing cocktail that is easy to make and sure to impress, the Blackberry Lemonade Moscato Punch is definitely worth a try.
10. Blood Orange Margaritas
Blood Orange Margaritas are a refreshing and visually stunning cocktail made with freshly squeezed blood orange juice, tequila, orange liqueur, and sugar.
The blood oranges give the cocktail a unique and vibrant color that is sure to impress your guests. It's perfect for serving in a large batch, making it an ideal choice for a Halloween party. Give it a try and see for yourself!
11. Champagne Punch
Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail for your Halloween party? Look no further than Champagne Punch! This refreshing and flavorful cocktail is perfect for any celebration, including New Year's Eve and other special occasions. Made with a combination of sparkling wine, pineapple, strawberry, and orange flavors, this large batch cocktail is sure to impress your guests.
The fresh fruit adds layers of flavor, while the champagne gives it a touch of elegance. Whether you prefer sweet or dry champagne, this recipe can be customized to your liking. Serve in stemless champagne flutes or wine glasses for an added touch of sophistication. Make ahead and chill in the refrigerator until guests arrive for a stress-free party. Don't miss out on this crowd-pleasing cocktail that's perfect for any occasion!
12. Moscow Mule Punch
If you're looking for a Halloween batch cocktail recipe that is easy to make and perfect for large gatherings, the Moscow Mule Punch is a great option. This crisp and refreshing cocktail is made with just three ingredients – vodka, ginger beer, and limeade – and can quickly become a crowd favorite.
The combination of the tangy limeade and spicy ginger beer, along with the kick of vodka, makes for a delicious and potent drink that is sure to impress your guests. Whether you're hosting a tailgate, pool party, or BBQ, the Moscow Mule Punch is a must-try cocktail that will leave everyone wanting more. So, grab your pitcher, mix up a batch, and get ready to enjoy this classic cocktail with a twist.
13. Apple Cider Moscow Mule
The Apple Cider Moscow Mule is a perfect cocktail for the fall season. This refreshing drink is easy to make and has a delightful blend of spicy ginger beer and apple cider, giving it a perfect autumn flavor. The cocktail can be made with vodka, but other spirits like whiskey, rum, or gin can also be used for a twist.
The drink is perfect for Halloween parties and can be made in large batches to serve a crowd. Overall, the Apple Cider Moscow Mule is a must-try for anyone looking for a festive and delicious cocktail this Halloween season.
14. Hard Apple Cider Kombucha Punch
The Hard Apple Cider Kombucha Punch is a refreshing and flavorful cocktail that combines the crisp taste of pressed apple cider with the warmth of dark rum and the invigorating sparkle of kombucha.
The pumpkin pie seasoning adds a lovely spiced element to the drink, while the fresh apple slices make for a festive garnish. Plus, the addition of ginger kombucha brings some great health benefits to the table. This cocktail is perfect for fall parties and is extremely easy to make, with just five ingredients and one bowl.
15. Cherry Margarita
Looking for a spooky and delicious cocktail to serve at your Halloween party? Look no further than the Cherry Margarita! This refreshing and fruity cocktail is perfect for a crowd, thanks to its big batch recipe. Made with frozen cherries and fresh lime juice, this margarita is easy to make and will impress your guests with its vibrant color and delicious taste.
Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo or just looking for a fun and festive cocktail to enjoy with friends, the Cherry Margarita is sure to be a hit. So why not give it a try and add some spooky fun to your Halloween party?
16. Moscow Mule
The Moscow Mule is a classic cocktail that is perfect for any occasion, including Halloween parties. This crisp and refreshing citrus cocktail is easy to make and can be enjoyed alone or with friends. The signature copper mug adds a touch of elegance to the drink, making it perfect for any Halloween gathering.
The combination of ginger beer and lime juice gives the Moscow Mule a unique flavor that is both sweet and tangy. Whether you are a fan of vodka or not, this cocktail is sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more. So why not add the Moscow Mule to your Halloween batch cocktail list and let your guests enjoy a classic drink with a spooky twist?
17. Pomegranate Mojito
Looking for a festive and easy Halloween batch cocktail recipe? Look no further than the Pomegranate Mojito. This twist on a classic cocktail features the tartness of pomegranate paired with the freshness of mint and lime, making it a perfect choice for any occasion.
The bright red color of the drink also makes it a great choice for a spooky Halloween-themed party. Plus, it's easy to make in larger quantities, making it a great choice for a batch cocktail. Whether you're looking for a refreshing drink to enjoy on a warm fall evening or a festive cocktail for your Halloween party, the Pomegranate Mojito is sure to be a hit.