Make Your Own Witches' Brew: 13 Halloween Punch Bowls Slideshow

To help you get inspired this Halloween, we rounded up 13 spooky cocktails that are perfect for autumn. Many of them are inspired by blood, with beet juice or grenadine trickling down to the bottom of the bowl, giving a dramatic presentation. There are plenty of pumpkin cocktails too, so you can revel in pumpkin spice season for as long as possible. But whether you decide to go creepy or cutesy for your Halloween party, there's a cocktail here for you.

Bacardí Zombie

The zombie may be an undead creature, but this cocktail is bursting with flavor and life. With rum, orange juice, and grenadine, this cocktail is perfect for everyone at your party.

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Berry Transfusion

Inspired by the fear of blood, this berry and beet cocktail is a stunning shade of crimson red. Multiply the cocktail recipe by eight to turn this into a punch bowl.

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Pumpkin purée and ginger make this Halloween-themed cocktail taste just like fall. A touch of grenadine helps to make this cocktail look suitably gory.

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Fancy Witches’ Brew

There's no eye of a newt in this witches' brew, just some bourbon, tea, and Champagne for a classy Halloween cocktail.

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Haunted Old Fashioned

This classic cocktail gets a spooky makeover with some pumpkin purée. Serve in a hollowed-out pumpkin for the ultimate presentation.

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Honey Rum Punch

Hot tea is perfect for fall, and this twist on a hot toddy is perfect for fall. Orange and lemon wheels for a garnish give this a festive, seasonal presentation.

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Jack-O’-Lantern Punch

Cloves and pumpkin spice mean this jack-o'-lantern-inspired cocktail truly earns its name. Multiply by eight to serve at your party.

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Murderers’ Row Cocktail

Dark red and entrancingly mysterious, this blackberry cocktail is the perfect Halloween punch bowl. Use an entire bottle of port and adjust the recipe accordingly to turn this into a punch bowl.

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Potion de Muerto

Dark red beet juice gives the illusion of blood seeping into this twist on a tequila sunrise. It will look quite ominous in a punch bowl, don't you think?

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Pumpkin Spice Negroni

This alcoholic twist on a pumpkin spice latte is perfect for Halloween. Multiply this recipe by eight and serve in a medium-sized, hollowed-out pumpkin to turn this in to a punch bowl.

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Seven Deadly Sins Sangria

Red wine, brandy, and orange soda make this autumnal sangria an enchanting shade of purple that will spook and delight your guests.

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Wicked Black Forest Punch

Food-grade dry ice makes this Jägermeister-based cocktail smoke, making this an easy way to get your spooky punch bowl on.

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The Wicked Web Tonic

Oh, what a wicked web you'll weave with this cocktail. Bump up the tequila and celery bitters to make this drink party-sized, and don't forget the spooky spiders for garnish!

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