Hot summer days call for cool, refreshing beverages! If you’re in need of some inspiration for your next round of cool drinks to sip under the summer sun, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Spirit, though, it’s Halloween year-round, so these aren’t your typical summer bevvies. Get inspired by some of our favorite spooky season-inspired concoctions below and create something terrifyingly delicious! After all, it’s never too early to show some Halloween spirit.

Vampire’s Blood

If you’re looking to concoct a classic beverage with a spooky twist, the Vampire’s Blood mocktail is a great choice. Once you’ve combined all of your ingredients, you’ll have a vampire-approved rendition of the classic Shirley Temple!


  • 12 oz. of ginger ale
  • 1 oz. of grenadine

Directions: Pour ginger ale into your glass of choice (we recommend a clear glass so you can see your drink come together). Next, fill a syringe shot dispenser with grenadine. Finally, inject your beverage with grenadine, watch the “blood” flow through your glass, and enjoy!

Recommended Drinkware: Syringe Shot Dispenser

Orange Scream Halloween Milkshake

Show your love for your favorite holiday with this spooky milkshake! With festive brown and orange coloring, this shake is a perfect choice for any Halloween lover looking to cool off this summer.


  • Two scoops of orange sherbet
  • One scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • Whipped cream
  • Drizzle of chocolate syrup

Directions: Blend orange sherbet, vanilla ice cream, and milk together. Pour milkshake into your container of choice and top with whipped cream if desired. Finally, drizzle the whipped cream with chocolate syrup to complete your shake!

Recommended Drinkware: Black and Gold Ouija Coffee Mug

Witch’s Brew

Double, double, toil and trouble… Grab your cauldron and your spell book, because you’re not going to want to skip out on this delicious brew. Create the perfectly wicked beverage to cool you off between spellcasting practices with this bewitching concoction!


  • 12 oz. of lemonade or limeade
  • 2 drops of purple food coloring
  • 3-5 gummy frogs

Directions: Pour lemonade or limeade into your enchanting glass. Next, add drops of purple food coloring to infuse your brew with a mystical color. Finally, add in gummy frogs to garnish your witchy refreshment! Substitute gummy eyeballs, gummy worms, or other wicked sweets of your choosing to add your signature touch to the potion!

Recommended Drinkware: Don’t Hex My Vibe Stemless Wine Glass

Worms in Dirt Milkshake

Cool off with a refreshing, creepy crawly concoction this summer! In this recipe, we’ve put an ice-cold spin on the classic “worms in dirt” dessert. Rather than having a pudding base, this recipe incorporates worms into a delicious chocolate shake!


  • Three scoops of chocolate ice cream
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • 3-4 crushed Oreos
  • 2-3 gummy worms
  • Drizzle of chocolate syrup

Directions: Blend chocolate ice cream, 2-3 crushed Oreos, and milk together. Pour milkshake into your container of choice and top with another crushed Oreo and a drizzle of chocolate syrup for extra “muddy” detail. Finally, stick gummy worms into your “cup of dirt” and enjoy!

Recommended Drinkware: Dungeons & Dragons Molded Coffee Mug

Pumpkin Punch

Start repping orange early this year with this festive beverage! Using only three ingredients, you’ll have everything you need to create the perfect Halloween-ready refreshment.


  • 12 oz. of orange soda
  • Whipped cream
  • 2-3 candy pumpkins

Directions: This one’s as easy as it gets! Simply pour orange soda into your glass and top with whipped cream and candy pumpkins. You’ll be left with a sweet, creamy concoction perfect for sipping in the summer heat!

Recommended Drinkware: Trick ‘r Treat Pattern Stemless Glass

Frankenstein’s Monster Milkshake

It’s alive! Bring some cool, refreshing flavor to life when you create this monstrously delicious milkshake. Once you’ve put it together, everyone will know which classic monster is your favorite!


  • Three scoops of mint chocolate chip ice cream
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • Whipped cream
  • 2-3 crushed Oreos

Directions: Blend mint chocolate chip ice cream (green variety preferred over white) and milk together. Pour milkshake into your container of choice and top with whipped cream and crushed Oreos. With a green base and a black and white top, your shake will look just like Frankenstein’s Monster!

Recommended Drinkware: Universal Monsters Coffee Mug

Pumpkin Spice Iced Latte

There’s nothing quite like enjoying a pumpkin spice latte on a brisk fall morning… until now, that is. Pumpkin spice lattes can be enjoyed year-round and don’t let anyone tell you differently!


  • ½ cup of strong-brewed cold coffee
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of pumpkin puree
  • ½ tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • Sugar (to taste)
  • Ice
  • Whipped cream

Directions: Blend coffee, milk, pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, and pumpkin pie spice until frothy. Next, pour the mixture over ice and add sugar to taste. Finally, top with whipped cream and another dash of pumpkin pie spice if desired!

Recommended Drinkware: Be Wild Moon Child Stemless Glass

Chilled Caramel Apple Cider

Sip on something sweet under the summer sun with this refreshing beverage! If anyone says that apple cider is a fall-only drink, give them a sip of this cider and they’ll think otherwise.


  • 2 cups of apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons of caramel sauce
  • 2/3 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream

Directions: Combine apple cider, caramel sauce, and vanilla extract, and warm in the microwave or on a low-medium heat stovetop until caramel sauce is combined with apple cider. Next, chill the concoction and pour it into your glass of choice. Finally, top with whipped cream and caramel sauce drizzle if desired!

Recommended Drinkware: Lollipop Trick ‘r Treat Coffee Mug

Do you have a go-to summer-ready beverage of your own? Let us know at and be sure to check out our full collection of drinkware to enjoy your favorite refreshments in style.