Halloween is right around the corner. Are you looking for some boozy cocktails for Halloween to make for your next Halloween party? These cocktails named after witches are just what you need!
For some people, Halloween is all about the candy. I’m much more in favor of a glass of witches brew to get me in the mood for the night.
Most of these Halloween drinks are extremely simple to make and best of all, even easier to drink. ‘Cause who has time to be a bartender on Halloween night?
I love drinks that really set the atmosphere for a Halloween Party. These witchy cocktails for Halloween are spooky and eerie and downright fun. They make use of color, texture and mood to tell us, in no uncertain terms, that Halloween is here. It’s time for some cocktails for Halloween!
The Song of the Witches (Macbeth)
Halloween is the perfect time for themed cocktails, and what is more Halloween appropriate than witch-themed cocktails?!
Witches are virtually synonymous with Halloween. Let’s take a look at the famous Song of the Witches from Macbeth to get us in the mood for these witch themed cocktails.
Fire burn and caldron bubble.
Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the caldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder’s fork and blind-worm’s sting,
Lizard’s leg and howlet’s wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
Fire burn and caldron bubble.
Cool it with a baboon’s blood,
Then the charm is firm and good.
Time for some witch inspired cocktails for Halloween
Halloween cocktail recipes have a few things in common. They make great use of color, texture and the Halloween spirit to get party goers in the holiday mood.
Often, these drinks really set the mood by using weird and wonderful Halloween cocktail garnishes.
Just like using spooky plants for Halloween decor, making eerie Halloween cocktails means thinking outside of the box.
Cocktails for Halloween are often creepy, and sometimes gimmicky – by using dry ice and other effects – but they are always fun to prepare. Best of all, to really set the mood, each of these drinks has a witch-themed name.
After all, who can resist a drink with a name like “witches blood cocktail,” “melted witch martini,” or “white witch cocktail” on Halloween night?
While we may not have the baboon’s blood, or eye of newt that are mentioned in the song above, the color and look of these drinks will make you think that witches have, indeed, brewed them up in a Halloween cauldron.
Bonus: Some of these witches drinks are kid friendly, so that the young ones can enjoy getting into the spooky mood, while others are the grown up version. All are fun, colorful and perfect for Halloween.
More ideas for witches cocktails for Halloween
The fun doesn’t stop here. Here are some more witch-themed drinks for Halloween that your party guests will love. Try one of these:
Fruity Witches Brew Drink – A mixture of pineapple and cranberry juice gives this drink its harvest moon hue.
The Witches Heart Cocktail – A dreamy, whimsical and magical cocktail for Halloween made with blackberry shimmery liqueur!
Witch’s Brew Recipe – Serve in a black plastic cauldron with some dry ice in it for the total witch effect.
Melted Witch Martini – Celebrate Halloween with this Melted Witch Martini. It combines vodka, Blue Curacao and fruit juices topped with a sprinkle rim and a Twizzler broomstick for a truly festive cocktail that will have you cackling the night away.
Witches brew Sangria recipe – The colors of fall are so evident in a bowl full of this Sangria.
Scarlet Witch Cocktail Recipe – Raspberry vodka and syrup give this Halloween drink its blood red color.
Witches Cold Brew – Iced Coffee Cocktail – This Halloween will cast a bewitching spell on any cocktail creations. It’s a combination of sweet spirits and cold brewed coffee.
Eye of Newt Punch – Embrace the coven of witches from the play Macbeth by drinking this Eye of Newt Punch in their honor. Thankfully, this version of Eye of Newt Punch uses different ingredients than the witches would from Macbeth would have.
Bubbling and Bloody Witches Brew Recipe – This Halloween cocktail is a deliciously spooky way to toast the night. It’s made with club soda, rum, grenadine and an ice-cube-sized chunk of dry ice for effect.
These witch-themed Halloween drinks are pure fun. They are the perfect way to put you and the kiddos in the mood for your Halloween party. Why not try one for your Halloween gathering?
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Admin note: This post first appeared on the blog in October of 2014. I have updated the post to add a video, and more witch inspired cocktails to enjoy.