Black Halloween Cocktails That Are Scary Delicious

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Photo: © Lucy Parissi /Supergolden Bakes

There's something particularly creepy about sipping black liquids. Whether it's the mysterious flavor or its allusion to the undrinkable (oil, ink, mascara, etc.), black cocktails are typically not the first on our must-try list. So what better time to serve these potentially off-putting beverages than Halloween? We've scoured the internet for some of the most deliciously dark drink recipes we could find. Click through to check them out!

01 of 06

The Blackbeard

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© honestlyyum.com

For chocolate lovers who don't mind a little squid ink, this creatively concocted blend of spiced rum, Fernet branca, creme de cacao and chocolate stout should lend itself to a wicked good time. Click here for the recipe.

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Black Devil Martini

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© Hapa Nom Nom

Sporting an orange sugar rim, this is certainly the most festive-looking of the bunch. But don't let the fun colors fool you – its rum and vermouth base makes it both classic and simple. Click here for the recipe.

03 of 06

Black Licorice Widow Martini

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© Freutcake

If you're not a fan of black licorice, this is the most horrifying cocktail you could drink. If you're a lover of Jaeger, you're in for a treat. Click here for the recipe.

04 of 06

Black Widow Martini

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© Bettycrocker.com

Despite fallen leaves and cooler temperatures, this black rum and sugar cocktail will have you seeing palm trees. Don't worry, summer's only eight months away. Click here for the recipe.

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Easy Espresso Martini

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© A Beautiful Mess

The familiar tastes of espresso, vodka and Kahlua won't give you a spook. In fact, you'll be trick-or-treating until the wee hours of morning after a few of these. Click here for the recipe.

06 of 06

Guinness Black Magic

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© Lucy Parissi /Supergolden Bakes

Calling all beer and bourbon lovers! This is the midnight cocktail you'll be sipping from dawn till dusk. Click here for the recipe.

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