This ghastly lineup of cocktails is inspired by the most famous creepy characters from horror novels and movies.
Mix one of these wicked cocktails before diving into your next horror novel or film. These chilling concoctions inspired by classic works of literature and scary movies will put you in the mood to enjoy the darkest and stormiest of nights. Included are recipes for 50 thematic cocktails such as Redrum, Scrèam de Menthe, and Turn of the Screwdriver—along with a dozen equally creepy party snacks to add more shivers to your evening. Perfect for Halloween parties or anytime you want a spooky adventure.
Jason Ward is a writer and journalist based in Glasgow, Scotland. He has written about film for publications including the Guardian, Little White Lies, and Dazed, as well as the books Movie Star Chronicles and 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. He is also the author of books such as Should You Buy This Book? and Edgar Allan Poe’s Puzzles From Beyond the Grave. As a child, he once stayed up late to watch Night of the Living Dead and has never gotten over it.