Vampire Elixir Cocktail
Have a bloody good time with these vodka-based Halloween cocktails



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October 2008

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Halloween Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Bloody Good Halloween-Themed Drinks


With fall underway and temperatures on the decline, it’s time to start planning that annual Halloween bash. With the economy more “ghoulish” than ever, save money by organizing a party at home in lieu of meeting friends at a local hot spot.  Planning isn’t hard with Belvedere Vodka’s signature Halloween Cocktails, The Vampire Elixir and The Pumpkin Martini. Created by Belvedere’s master mixologist Claire Smith, these glam Halloween specialties will leave guests spellbound.

Vodka Cocktail Menu

Also try some spell-casting with Gin-Based Halloween Cocktails, Kahlua Halloween Cocktails and the ultimate fright fest, the Bloody Eyeball Martini.

Pumpkin Martini

Pumpkin pie filling makes this martini seasonally delicious, and appropriate for drinking all the way through Thanksgiving. You can dip the rim in shredded coconut for an additional touch.

Ingredients Per Cocktail

  • 1 ounce canned spiced pumpkin
    pie filling
  • 2 ounces orange vodka
  • 1 bar spoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce coconut water
  • Garnish with fig slice or
    shredded coconut


  1. Shake ingredients in a cocktail
  2. Strain into a martini glass and
    garnish with a fig slice.
Pumpkin Martini
Pumpkin pie filling makes this cocktail pumpkin-perfect to serve during the entire fall season.


Vampire Elixir

A splash of pomegranate juice added at the end gives this drink a bloody look.

Ingredients Per Cocktail

  • 1-1/2 ounces vodka
  • Less than 1 ounce apricot brandy
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice (slightly
  • Club soda
  • Splash of pomegranate juice


  • Pour vodka, apricot brandy and
    lime juice over ice in a highball
  • Top off with club soda.
  • Garnish with a splash of
    pomegranate juice.
Vampire Elixir CocktailParty guys and ghouls will enjoy a garnish of “severed fingers” in the form of curved orange peels crawling over the edge of the glass.


Recipes and photos courtesy Belvedere Vodka. All other materials