The NewsHouse Staff's Halloween Drink Competition 2017

See what the NewsHouse staff recommend in drinks to spice up Halloween.

Three lead producers joined for a night of competition in a nail-biting contest for the best Halloween-themed drink. Be sure to check out the video to discover the winner, and use the recipes below to make the drinks yourself — if you're 21, of course. The NewsHouse staff would like to remind everyone to drink responsibly.


Taste Like Frickin' FallHallo

  • Half glass of apple cider
  • A splash of orange juice
  • Two ice cubes
  • Jameson Irish Whisky to taste




Black Widow

  • Cover the bottom of a glass with frozen blackberries
  • Pour in enough blackberry brandy to cover the blackberries
  • Add enough ice to fill the rest of the glass
  • Pour cranberry juice over the ice




Halloween Drink - Devil's Punch BowlDevil's Punch Bowl


  • 40 ml gold rum
  • 20 ml Malibu
  • 20 ml grenadine
  • 150 ml pineapple juice
  • 150 ml orange juice


  • 1. Add all the liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously.
  • 2. Half fill a bowl shaped glass with ice.
  • 3. Strain the drink into glass.
  • 4. Decorate with creepy crawly sweets.


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