5 Local Creepy-Cool Halloween Cocktails

Angel GonzalezOctober 27, 2021
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Black Magic cocktail at Hula’s Modern Tiki | Photo by Angel Gonzalez 

Halloween is just a few days away and that means plenty of treats to try, including themed cocktails at Valley establishments. Enjoy your Halloween night with these cool cocktails to get you in the spooky spirit.

Hula’s Modern Tiki
The sophisticated, refreshing Black Magic cocktail is made with Malibu rum, Bacardi Spiced Rum, lime, pineapple and charcoal simple syrup. Other Halloween-inspired drinks offered at Hula’s Modern Tiki include the Pumpkintini (Stoli Vanilla Vodka, Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur, pumpkin purée, milk and barrel spiced bitters), Sorceress of The Aztec (NARAN Espadin Joven Mezcal, Tres Generaciones Plata Tequila, Allspice Dram, absinthe, angostura bitters and rosemary simple syrup and the Smashing Pumpkin shot (Goldschläger, Kahlúa and Irish cream liqueur).
Three Valley locations, hulasmoderntiki.com

Belle’s Nashville Kitchen
The Old Town Bushwacker is a drink that will take you back to your trick-or-treating days. This chocolatey cocktail contains Myers’s Dark Rum, Disaronno Velvet, Crème de Cocoa, coconut real purée, a dash of cream and Hershey’s chocolate.
7212 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480-590-3190, bellesnashvillekitchen.com

Level 1 Arcade Bar
Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Try the Ecto Cooler cocktail, an interesting drink reference to the popular ’80s movie franchise made with Teremana Tequila, kiwi purée, melon liqueur, agave nectar and soda.
60 W. Vaughn Ave., Gilbert, 480-687-1192, level1arcade.bar

Lylo Swim Club at Rise Uptown Hotel
Creepy Pumpkin Punch is Lylo’s signature Halloween drink mix made with Chairman’s Reserve Spiced Rum, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, pumpkin, orange and lemon juice, spiced syrup, sparkling water, Cardamom bitters and a cinnamon stick.
400 W. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, 480-536-8899, lylophx.com

The Hot Chick
The popular Pootie Tang cocktail will be temporarily offered as the Spooky Tang and is made with Bacardi coconut rum, peach schnapps and Tang. A black sugar rim and decorative spider will also be added to give the drink that spooky Halloween aesthetic.
4363 N. 75th St., Scottsdale, 480-550-7507, thehotchickaz.com


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