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Some people love Halloween sweets. Others love the DIY costumes. Us? Well, we’re all about the witch’s brew. Pick your poison this Halloween with one of these scary-delicious cocktails or non-alcoholic drinks.

Vampire’s Weakness (via Cosmopolitan)

  1. Add 1¼ parts Irish Whiskey, 1 part Campari, and 1 part sweet vermouth to a mixing glass and fill with ice.
  2. Stir to chill and dilute cocktail.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with one bloodied eyeball! (Lychee)


Black Magic Margaritas (via Delish)

  1. Rim two glasses with a lime slice and dip in the black sanding sugar.
  2. Divide 120ml tequila, 60ml triple sec, and juice from half a lime between two glasses and stir to combine.
  3. Add food colouring until desired black colour is achieved.
  4. Add ice and garnish with a slice of lime. Serve.


Professor’s Poisoned Apple (via

  1. Combine all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker – 50ml Amaretto, 20ml Scotch, 30ml cranberry juice, 50ml apple cider and 10 drops of Peychaud’s bitters.
  2. Shake to combine. Strain into a glass (or laboratory beakers).


Moonrise Mocktail (via Tesco Real Food)

  1. Mix 150ml of orange juice with a few drops of green liquid food colouring. Pour into a highball glass filled with ice. Pour 2 tbsp of grenadine down the side of the glass so it sinks to the base.
  2. Unroll a liquorice wheel, trim and cut the end into a point so it resembles a snake’s head. Use to decorate the glass, along with the jelly snakes and the laces.

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