Halloween Cocktails
These Halloween cocktails will bring the life to the spooky party! Shutterstock/sarsmis

Whether you are throwing a costume party with friends or are staying in for a night of scary movies and candy, Cruzan has a number of festive cocktail ideas to get you and any witch, goblin or zombie in the Halloween "spirit." Here are a couple of spooky sweet suggestions to surprise your guests on a fun and spooky soirée. These recipes are extremely simple, so just put your bartender apron on and try your hand at the shaker!

Cruzan® Dead Man’s Mai Tai


  • 1 part Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
  • 1/2 part Cruzan® Mango Rum
  • 1/2 part DeKuyper® Triple Sec
  • 1 1/2 part Fresh Sour Mix
  • 1/4 part Orgeat Syrup
  • Dash of Orange Bitters
  • Float of Cruzan® Black Strap Rum + Lime Squeeze

Method: Combine the Aged Light Rum, Mango Rum, triple sec, fresh sour, orgeat syrup and bitters in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into iced 14 oz glass. Top with a lime squeeze and a float of Black Strap Rum and garnish with a cherry.

Cruzan® Dark as Night


  • 1 part Cruzan® Black Strap Rum
  • 1/4 part Falernum Syrup
  • 1/2 part Fresh Lime Juice
  • 6 parts Cider

Method: Combine Black Strap, falernum syrup and fresh lime juice in a mixing glass. Pour cider into a rocks glass and slowly float mixture over top of the cider. Finish with fresh grated nutmeg and a lime or orange peel.

Cruzan® Pumpkin Toddy


  • 1 1/2 part Cruzan® 9 Spiced Rum
  • 1/2 part Cruzan® Vanilla Rum
  • 3 tbsp Pumpkin Pie Filling
  • 4 parts Hot Water

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