Ghastly, Ghostly Drinks

Whether you’re celebrating this Halloween at a party or at home, vodka is a deliciously versatile liquor for sipping and mixing.  You don’t have to go grave-digging to find the best recipes, we’ve collected them here for you!  Here are a few party drinks that utilize vodka as its number one spirit making this Halloween frighteningly good time.  And as always, #drinkresponsibly.


Spooky Lemonade

Pour the following into a glass over ice:

  • 1½ oz. Vodka
  • 3 oz. lemonade
  • Stir in ¼ tsp. activated charcoal

Serve with an evil grin.

Winona Wallbanger

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine:

  • 1 ounce Vitzellen Vodka
  • ½ ounce Galliano
  • ½ ounce pür•likör spice
  • 1 ounce blood orange juice, and
  • ½ ounce Bittermens Speed Craft Grapefruit Cream Soda Syrup.

Shake and strain over fresh ice in a double old-fashioned glass.
Garnish with blood orange wheels, if desired.

Courtesy of E.P.&L.P in West Hollywood, California. 



Make injection syringe shots using 1 ounce of vodka and ¾ ounce grenadine.
Pour 3 ounces of 7-Up into an old-fashioned glass with an ice cube and a lemon slice.
Allow your guests to inject the vodka shot from the syringe into the glass when served.

Courtesy of Grand Hyatt Tokyo’s The Oak Door Bar

Black Magic

2.5 ounces Black Vodka
3/4 ounce Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice 2/3 – 1 Small Lime
1/2-ounce Simple Syrup
Wilton edible white pearl dust

Into a cocktail shaker add in your simple syrup, lime juice, and black vodka. Fill with ice until the liquid line. Give it a hard-shake for 30 seconds. Add a dash of pearl dust to the bottom of a martini or coupe glass. Pour cocktail into your glass and serve. Add more pearl dust if it’s not shimmery enough and stir it with a bar spoon to combine it.

Happy Halloween! Enjoy Responsibly.