Fangtastic Halloween cocktails with Smirnoff No.21

Daniel Wren

Photo by Ash Edmonds

Well it’s that time of year again! It’s the spooky season – so you’ll have to get out your cauldron and prepare to brew some really nasty (read: delicious) treats to bewitch your guests with.

Here are some enchanting vodka-based concoctions for you to try. (Note: we used Smirnoff, but you can use any good vodka.)

Dracula’s Mule

This vampish drink comes with a real bite. The Dracula’s Mule consists of Smirnoff infused with raspberry jam – perfect if you have a sweet tooth!


  • Tall glass
  • Ice
  • 35ml Smirnoff No.21 (one egg cup measure)
  • 200ml ginger ale
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 1 spoonful of raspberry jam
  • 10ml water


  1. Mix jam, Smirnoff and water together in a glass
  2. Add the remaining ingredients
  3. Add ice and serve

Smirnoff Ghouls’ Goblet

This sweet and sour potion promises a frightful trick or treat experience for your Halloween guests.


  • Tall glass (or martini glass, but apply half the measures of the below)
  • Ice
  • 35ml Smirnoff No.21 (one egg cup measure)
  • 150ml ginger ale
  • 2 orange slices
  • 2 lemon slices
  • 5 sweet gummy worms


  1. Take an ice tray and add your worm gummy sweets to each square, then fill with water
  2. Add 1 to 2 drops of different food colouring in each and place in freezer
  3. Once frozen add ice cubes to glass with all other ingredients
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