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Witches Brew Halloween Cocktail

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Witches Brew is a devilishly delightful yet brilliantly colored Halloween cocktail that can be served as a cocktail or mocktail. 

How to Make Witches Brew

This yummy cocktail consists of bourbon, pomegranate juice, ginger beer, lemon juice, simple syrup, and gold sanding sugar.

Halloween is all about having fun and trying new things; like this cocktail recipe!

Before you head to the recipe, here are some tips on making this Halloween Cocktail.

Expert Tips, Ingredient List and Suggestions for Recipe Success

Instead of the bourbon, use lemon-lime juice. And instead of the ginger beer, use ginger ale.

Where Can I Find Sanding Sugar?

You can buy it on Amazon and most of the stores (Michaels, JoAnns, Walmart, Kroger, Meijer, etc) carry it.

What if I Can’t Find Sanding Sugar?

You can use regular sugar and food coloring. Just mix a few drops of the food coloring into the sugar to get the color you desire.

What Ingredients Are Needed to Make This Halloween Cocktail?

Bourbon or lemon lime soda, Pomegranate juice, lemon juice, ginger beer or ale, and sanding sugar and simple syrup.

What Does This Brew Stand For?

According to the dictionary, it’s a potent or fearsome mixture. I think this easy Halloween Brew fits the bill, don’t you?

If you are looking for more Halloween recipes, I have a fun collection of posts just for you! If you are looking for not so scary monster dessert recipes, then how about our Not So Scary Monster Cupcakes. Or if you looking for fun and easy recipe ideas, why not check out our Easy and Fun Halloween Treats post?

If you are hosting a Halloween party, then I have some posts that I think you will enjoy. Are you hosting a Family-Friendly Halloween Party? If so, then our post on Family-Friendly Halloween Party Games is a must-read. Is a scavenger hunt on your party to-do list? Then our Halloween Scavenger Hunt Printable, which is free, is a definite must for your party?

Of course, every Halloween party needs invitations so why not check out our Black Cat Invitations? Did I mention those are free as well?

If alternatives to Halloween are on your mind, then you must check out our Fun Family Alternatives to Halloween post. 

Step by Step Directions

  • Prepare your glass.
  • Mix the ingredients together.
  • Top with ginger ale or beer.
  • Enjoy. 


MomSkoop Staff
Witches Brew is a devilishly delightful yet brilliantly colored Halloween cocktail that can be served as a cocktail or mocktail. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 1175 kcal


  • 1 1/2 oz bourbon or lemon-lime soda
  • 1 oz POM Pomegranate Juice
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • Ginger Beer or ginger ale
  • Gold sanding sugar
  • Simple syrup


  • Dip your glass into the syrup and then into the sanding sugar
    Fill your glass with ice
    In a bar shaker add your bourbon, lemon juice and pomegranate juice.
    Shake to combine
    Pour into your glass top with ginger beer


Serving: 1gCalories: 1175kcalCarbohydrates: 278gSodium: 99mgSugar: 277g
Keyword Halloween Cocktail, Halloween Mocktail, How to Make Witches Brew, Witches Brew Cocktail, Witches Brew Mocktail
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