Pick Your Poison: 10 Halloween Cocktails

Want to find the perfect rum cocktails that will have your guests howling for more? Pick your poison for this Halloween:

Whether you and your guests like sweet, fruity, or sour cocktails... there's sure to be a perfect poison for you. With Pusser's Rum, every cocktail is the perfect mixture of premium rum, delicious flavor, and spooky presentation.

Try out these Halloween rum cocktails for yourself. Don't forget to share your pictures with us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Post or send us your cocktail photos featuring your Pusser's Rum bottle for a chance to be featured on our page!

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1. Poison Apple Brew

Ingredients:

  • crushed ice
  • 2 oz. Pusser's Blue Label
  • 2 oz. cranberry-apple juice
  • 1 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 1 slice apple
  • dry ice (optional)

Instructions:

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice
  • Add Pusser's Blue Label, cranberry-apple juice, and pomegranate juice
  • Shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted
  • Strain into a chilled glass
  • Garnish with apple slice and a small chip of dry ice

2. Witch's Potion

 

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups ice
  • 1 liter bottle lemon-lime soda
  • 1 qt. lemonade
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 cup Pusser's Gunpowder Proof

Instructions:

  • Place ice cubes into glass
  • Add soda, rum, and lemonade; stir to blend
  • Gently add pomegranate juice at the top of the glass

3. The Witch’s Heart 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Pusser's Blue Label, chilled
  • 1 tsp grenadine
  • 3 oz. unsweetened blackberry juice, chilled
  • Powdered dry ice (optional)

Instructions:

  • Add 1/2 - 1 tsp of powdered dry ice to the bottom of the glass (optional) 
  • Pour rum and blackberry juice into a shaker
  • Add 1 ice cube and shake for a few seconds to chill the drink
  • Strain the drink into a martini glass
  • Pour 1 tsp of grenadine syrup, about an inch from the surface of the drink, creating "bleed" effect
  • Add about 1/2 tsp of powdered dry ice on top and serve

4. Sweet Death 

Ingredients:

  • 3 blackberries
  • 2 oz. Pusser's Blue Label
  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz. ginger syrup
  • 1/4 oz. orgeat syrup
  • 1/4 oz. acacia honey syrup
  • Peychaud's bitters for garnish

Instructions:

  • Gently muddle blackberries in a glass
  • Fill the glass with crushed ice
  • In a shaker, whip the remaining ingredients, shaking with a few pieces of crushed ice until combined
  • Strain into the glass
  • Garnish with a thin layer of bitters

5. Vampire's Kiss

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup light agave syrup
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup grated red beet
  • 2 oz. Pusser's Blue Label
  • 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

Instructions:

  • To make the syrup, bring agave, pomegranate juice, and beet to a boil in a saucepan

  • Strain, then return mixture to pan and bring to a boil
  • Cook over medium-high heat until syrup has reduced to 3/4 cup, about 5 minutes
  • Let cool completely; set aside
  • To make cocktail, pour vodka and juices over ice
  • Sweeten with syrup to taste

6. Blood-Moon Punch

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups orange juice (optional for moon)
  • 4 cups water (optional for moon)
  • 8 cups Concord-grape juice
  • 4 1/2 cups (3 cans) ginger soda
  • 3 cups (2 cans) seltzer
  • 1/2 cup Pusser's Blue Label
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • candy bats (optional)
  • edible red gel (optional)

Instructions:

  • For the ice moon, freeze a mixture of orange juice and water in a bowl that's 8 inches in diameter
  • In a large punch bowl, gently stir together Concord-grape juice, ginger soda, seltzer, fresh lime juice, and rum.
  • To remove the moon from bowl, dip the bottom of the frozen bowl in hot water until the ice starts to melt at the edges
  • Remove the bowl from the water and turn it onto a plate
  • Place the moon in the punch and if desired, arrange candy bats on top and pour red gel along lip of the glass

7. Ghoul's Grog

Ingredients

  • 1 3-oz. pkg. lemon flavored gelatin
  • 1 3-oz. pkg. cherry flavored gelatin
  • 8 oz. Pusser's Blue Label
  • 8 oz. lime juice

Instructions:

  • Mix lemon gelatin with one cup of boiling water and 8 oz. of rum
  • Pour mixture into shot glasses until each is 3/4 full
  • Mix cherry-flavored gelatin with one cup of boiling water and 8 ounces lime juice
  • Top off each shot glass with the cherry mixture
  • Chill shots for 2-4 hours before serving

8. Liquefied Ghost

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Pusser's Blue Label
  • 1 oz. vanilla simple syrup
  • 1 oz. cream
  • 2 oz. clear soda (e.g. Sprite)

Instructions:

  • Pour vanilla simple syrup, cream, rum and soda in a glass
  • Mix until combined and serve

9. Candy Corn Co-Lada

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Pusser's Blue Label
  • 1 oz. vanilla syrup
  • 3 oz. sour mix
  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz. grenadine
  • Whipped cream for topping
  • Candy corn (optional)

Instructions:

  • Combine rum, vanilla syrup, sour mix and pineapple juice in a shaker with ice
  • Shake until combined
  • Pour mix into a martini glass
  • Slowly pour grenadine into mix
  • Top with whipped cream and candy corn garnish

10. Slime Punch

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Pusser's Blue Label
  • 1/2 gallon lime sherbet
  • 1 (2 liter) bottle lemon-lime soda (e.g. Sprite)

Instructions:

  • Scoop lime sherbet and rum into bowl
  • Mix until combined
  • Pour into glass
  • Top with lemon-lime soda

A Hauntingly Good Time

Witches' concoctions, vampires' blood, ghostly slime... What better way to celebrate this spooky holiday?

Try out these cocktails using Pusser's Rum this Halloween. Pusser's Rum is a premium blend of all natural ingredients that are sure to have your guests howling for more. Visit our shop to buy now.

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