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Bloody Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Add this Bloody Halloween Cocktail to your Halloween menu. Your guests will love sipping on this red wine-based drink filled with fresh fruit and some lemon and orange soda.

You can’t go wrong with this delicious, scary drink. It’s perfect to serve at your next Halloween party!

This drink is similar to sangria and will be a hit at any Halloween party.

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

This Bloody Halloween Cocktail is perfect for serving at a Halloween party. You can also serve this drink year-round.

This would be a nice cocktail to sip on during the summer with fresh seasonal fruit.

This Bloody Halloween Cocktail will be a fun way to serve adults a spooky wine-based drink.

It’s easy to throw this drink together using any red wine you have with some orange soda.

In about 2 hours, you’ll have sweet fruit-flavored blood red cocktails perfect for Halloween ready to enjoy!

HOW TO MAKE A HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL

Red wine is mixed with orange and lemon soda and some fruit to create a bloody-looking Halloween-themed cocktail you will love!

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

Bloody Halloween Cocktail in a glass

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BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL INGREDIENTS

This fun and easy Bloody Halloween Cocktail recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious spooky cocktail you will love. You can easily find all of the ingredients to make this recipe at your local grocery store.

All you need is:

  • some red wine 
  • orange soda 
  • lemon soda 
  • 1 twig of fresh mint
  • an apple
  • a peach

BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Cut fruit

Choose a big pitcher to prepare the Bloody Halloween cocktail.

Cut the fruit into small pieces that fit into your pitcher.

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

I used one peach and one apple, but you can adapt the fruit to fit your taste.

Other options are bananas, pears, or even lemon, and orange.

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

Next, add the wine and the soda to the pitcher and let it refrigerate for the next two hours.

You can adapt the flavor and color to your liking by substituting the lemon soda for orange soda or the other way round.

After 2 hours of setting, it is time to taste it and correct the sweetness.

Add enough sugar to make it a sweet drink.

Serve the Bloody Halloween cocktail with the macerated fruits.

Garnish with some mint leaves and ice cubes.

In about 2 hours, you’ll have a spooky wine drink to serve over Halloween or any time of the year that’s sure to become a new favorite!

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made a Halloween-themed alcoholic drink, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.

If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE A BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL?

This spooky cocktail can be made quickly. This Bloody Halloween Cocktail recipe takes approximately 2 hours and 9 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:

  • About 5 minutes to cut the fruit into small pieces
  • Close to 2 minutes to add the wine and soda
  • Around 2 hours to allow the drink to absorb all of the flavors
  • 2 minutes to add some sugar, ice, and garnishes

HOW DO I STORE LEFTOVER BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAILS?

You can store leftover Bloddy Halloween Cocktails in your refrigerator for up to 3 days.

After 3 days the fruit begins to ferment. 

red cockatiel on white towel

WHAT KIND OF RED WINE IS BEST FOR MAKING THIS BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL?

You can use a cheap red wine like a box of red wine to make this spooky drink.

The drink will be sweetened with sugar so the wine doesn’t have to be the best quality.

This drink recipe is similar to a sangria so I suggest using Garnacha, Tempranillo, Primitivo, Zinfandel, Bonarda, or Nero d’Avola.

CAN I SERVE THIS DRINK IN A PUNCH BOWL?

You can serve this Bloody Halloween Cocktail in a punch bowl.

I suggest doubling or tripling the recipe depending on the size of the punch bowl.

A punch bowl would really showcase this drink and make it stand out at your Halloween party.

Top of red drink

CAN I MAKE BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAILS AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Bloody Halloween Cocktails the day before serving.

This drink needs to be consumed within 3 days of making it because the fruit will begin to ferment.

Keep the drink stored in your refrigerator until you are ready to serve and then add the mint sprig and ice.

WHAT GOES WELL WITH A BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL?

Bloody Halloween Cocktails go well with a wide variety of snacks and other drinks. These recipes would be great to serve together at a party.

Some of my personal favorites include:

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL RECIPE?

This beautiful mixed fruit wine recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

Halloween cocktails are so creative and there’s no limit to what you can add! You could make a vampire cocktail, witches blood, or bloody bag drinks.

This recipe is very versatile- even candy corn would taste great in it!

Try adding some candy eyeballs to the pitcher or the party punch before serving so it looks extra spooky. YUM!

Can You Make It Into A Mocktail For The Kids?

You can make this Halloween punch into a kid-friendly blood cocktail to accommodate the little ones.

To do so, use cherry soda or apple cider with red food coloring and add some syrup for sweetness if you want it to be sweet for them as well!

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

BLOODY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL RECIPE

Yield: 4

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

Bloody Halloween Cocktail

Add this Bloody Halloween Cocktail to your Halloween menu. Your guests will love sipping on this red wine-based drink filled with fresh fruit and some lemon and orange soda.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wine (500 ml)
  • 12 cup orange soda (125ml)
  • 12 cup lemon soda (125ml)
  • 1 twig of fresh mint
  • fresh fruit: 1 apple, 1 peach

Instructions

  1. Choose a big bottle to prepare the Bloody Halloween cocktail.
  2. Cut the fruit into small pieces that fit into your bottle. I used one peach and one apple, but you can adapt the fruit to fit your taste. Other options are bananas, pears, or even lemon and orange.
  3. Mix the wine and the soda and let it refrigerate for the next two hours. You can adapt the flavor and color to your liking by substituting the lemon soda for orange soda or the other way round.

Notes

Tip: you can serve it as it is with ice, but I recommend letting it rest for two hours because the macerated fruits get a nice soft texture.

It is time to taste it and correct the sweetness. Add enough sugar to make it a sweetie drink. Serve the Bloody Halloween cocktail with macerated fruits. Add some mint leaves and ice cubes to get a fresh touch.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 720Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 106mgCarbohydrates: 174gFiber: 20gSugar: 33gProtein: 8g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this fun Halloween alcoholic drink recipe as much as my family does!

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