175+ Halloween Drink Name Ideas for Your Fall Fright Fest

No bones about it. These creative and creepy Halloween cocktail names are sure to send a shiver down your spine.

Published August 4, 2022
serving Halloween cocktails at house party

What's in a name? That which we call a cocktail by any other name would be just as spooky (to paraphrase Shakespeare). Or would it? Sure, dropping a gummy eyeball in Halloween cocktail is going to make your drink stand out, but wouldn't it be much more glorious (and terrifying) with the right name? We think so!

So if you're planning on sharing your creepiest cocktails with your friends this Halloween, we're here to help. We've got the perfect Halloween drink names, from odes, to gothic literature, to haunting modern scares, and everything in between. Happy haunting!

Classic Horror Movie-Themed Halloween Drink Names

You can give any drink a spooky name and instantly have a Halloween hit. Or, you can go a step further and make creepy Halloween cocktails with haunting names. Channel the classic horror movies everyone loves to watch and re-watch with these spooky-inspired Halloween drink name ideas.

bloody daiquiri cocktail
  • Amityville Martini
  • Hitchcock Highball
  • Norman's Nightcap
  • Bates Motel Martini
  • Overlook Hotel Highball
  • Redrum Daiquiri
  • Jack's Manuscript Secret
  • Regan's Waltz
  • Holy Water
  • The Thing
  • Crain's Cocktail
  • The Red Room
  • Bent Neck Martini
  • Damien's Delight
  • Nosferatu's Kiss
  • Dracula's Dram
  • Freaky Frankenstein
  • Frankenstein's Monster Mash
  • Rosemary's Old-Fashioned
  • Guy's Manhattan
  • The Bramford Bramble
  • Night of the Living Dram
  • A Zombie's Dream
  • Texas Chainsaw Mash-acre
  • Leatherface Gimlet
  • Chainsaw Collins
  • Carrie's Revenge
  • Haddonfield Highball
  • The Mask of Michael Myers
  • Boogeyman Booze
  • Judith Myers Julep
  • Bob's Beertail
  • The Season of the Witch
  • The Shape
  • Amity Island Punch
  • Shark Eyes
  • Creature From the Blue Lagoon
  • Freddy's Fizz
  • Corpse Reviver No. 13
  • Elm Street Dream
  • Krueger Spritz
  • Poltergeist Potion
  • Beetlejuice Cocktail
  • Prom Night Punch
  • The Invisible Cocktail
  • Slasher Sour
  • Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice
  • Craven Collins
  • Ghost Face
  • Georgie's Adult Root Beer Float
  • Strange and Unusual
  • Crystal Lake Colada
  • Pumpkin King
  • Jason Voorhees Julep
  • Dr. Lecter

Final Girls Halloween Cocktail Names

Honor those who are the cinematic final girls and those who lead the show. A final girl is the one who outlasts and outlives the killer, most often in a slasher film, and she's the one to tell the story. While not all are genuinely final girls, these Halloween heroines are cocktail name worthy.

  • Laurie's Smash
  • Nancy's Nightmares
  • Never Sleep Again
  • Final Girl Flip
  • Hero Highball
  • Scream Queen
  • Janet Leigh Julep
  • Strode Sour
  • One Good Scare
  • Sidney's Bloody Martini
  • Dammit, Janet
  • Cocktail in the Woods
  • Tree's Death Day Toddy
  • Morticia's Nightcap
  • Sally's Love Potion
  • Wednesday's Potion for Pugsley

Literary Libations

Take a stroll down the book stacks brimming with slow-building scares guaranteed to give you nightmares. Any of these cocktail names are perfect for those who love a good scary book or want to honor one of the oldest forms of horror.

Literary cocktail name ideas for Halloween
  • Shirley's Inspiration
  • Fall of the House of (Your Name)
  • Sleepy Hollow Cocktail
  • Ichabod's Misfortune
  • The Headless Horseman Highball
  • One Flew Over the Colada Nest
  • Turn of the Screwdriver
  • Cocktail of Amontillado
  • Bride of Frankenstein
  • The Raven
  • Nevermore Negroni
  • A Dark and Stormy Night
  • Roses for Emily
  • The Strange Collins of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes Punch
  • 'Salem's 'tail
  • Haunting of Highball House
  • The Cocktail Lottery
  • Annie Wilkes Wish
  • Blackwood Manor Special
  • The Tommynogs

Clever Halloween Drink Name Ideas

Not everything about Halloween needs to be scary or terrifying, and any of these drink names will mix a little humor and horror for a good laugh.

Creepy skeleton cocktail
  • Franken-tini
  • Jack's Lantern Julep
  • Black Cat's Meow
  • Pump-gin and tonic
  • Witch, Please
  • That's the Spirit
  • Bloody Carrie Mary
  • Screamsicle Martini
  • Dr. Frank-N-Tini
  • Riff Raf-flip
  • Ghosted
  • Seven Sins Shots
  • Hollow-tini
  • Creep It Real
  • Pumpkin to Talk About
  • Red Balloontini
  • Little Cocktail of Horrors
  • Lucky Number Thirteeni
  • Te-kill-ya
  • Fang-tastic Punch
  • Monster Mashed Bourbon Smash
  • Oogie Boogie Brew
  • Lock, Stock, and Beertail
  • Are You Afraid of the Cocktail
  • Piña Ghoulada
  • Life After Death-tail
  • Star Crossed Skeletons

Spooky Cocktail Names and Halloween Vibes

Capture the Halloween scene in these drink names. From terrifying Halloween monsters to fresh nightmare material, these spooky cocktail names will incite goosebumps before that first sip. Close your eyes and imagine that creaky haunted house, the crunch of leaves beneath your feet, or that eerie breathing from the other room when you live alone. These drink names capture the feel and heart of Halloween.

Halloween vibe cocktail
  • Witches Brew
  • Vampire's Kiss
  • Monster Mash Margarita
  • Grave Digger
  • Dead Garden
  • Red Moon
  • The Haunting
  • Haymaker
  • Black Widow
  • Mystic Moon
  • Full Moon Martini
  • New Moon Manhattan
  • Scarecrow Tea
  • Spider Web's Trap
  • Cauldron Punch
  • Death in the Afternoon
  • Poison Apple Martini
  • Jack-O'-Lantern Cocktail
  • The Void
  • Under the Bed Bloody Mary
  • Halloween Night
  • Black Cauldron
  • Haunted Graveyard
  • Fright Night
  • Witches Blood
  • Warlock's Hex
  • Blood Moon Cocktail
  • Ghost in the Orchard
  • Mausoleum Mash
  • Spellbound Cocktail
  • Bubbling Cauldron
  • Scary Mary
  • Blood and Sand
  • Dark and Stormy
  • Devil's Margarita
  • Corpse Reviver
  • Zombie
  • Apparition
  • Ghoulish Gin and Juice
  • The Boneyard
  • It's Hocus Pocus
  • Sea Monster Sour
  • Vampire Bite
  • Ghoul's Blood
  • Don't Look in the Mirror
  • Skeleton Key
  • Love Potion No. 9
  • Silent Killer
  • Don't Fear the Reaper
  • Red Right Hand
  • Black Magic
  • Devil's Share
  • Satan's Whiskers
  • El Diablo
  • Salem at Night
  • Screaming Banshee
  • Undead Gentleman
  • Graveyard Smash
  • Lady in White
  • Fright Night in the Grove
  • Bog Fog
  • Green Goblin Martini
  • Blood Martini
  • Purple People Eater
  • Monstertini
  • In a Dark, Dark Wood
  • Once Upon a Stormy Night
  • Crypt Keeper
  • Goosebumps
  • Tell-Tale Cocktail
  • Death Flip
  • Bleeding Heart
  • Dead Man's Kiss
  • The Undertaker
  • Ghoulish Delights
  • Hangman's Blood

The Best Halloween Cocktail Name

A cocktail by any other name would taste just as good, so let these Halloween drink name ideas take your vodka soda from your usual 5 P.M. drink order to Halloween-cocktail as a Haddonfield highball. Just like horror movies and a good scare, a cocktail is a personal experience, and its name is no different. Pair your cleverly named drink with an equally clever Halloween party name for the perfect gathering. Thankfully, this list has you covered for the perfect boo-ze.

175+ Halloween Drink Name Ideas for Your Fall Fright Fest