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Halloween cocktail recipe The Gravedigger

The Gravedigger Halloween Cocktail Recipe

With its spooky dark purple hue and a deadly delicious flavor, the Gravedigger Halloween Cocktail is a hauntingly perfect easy Halloween drink!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword cocktails, Halloween, Halloween drinks, rum cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 glass
Calories 257kcal
Author Alaina Bullock
Cost $5


  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Cocktail glass


  • 2 ounces Bacardi Rum
  • 3 ounces Cran-Grape Juice
  • 7.5 ounces Sprite or 1 mini-can
  • 1-3 drops food coloring gel black
  • 3 tbsps sanding sugar purple
  • 1 tbsp simple sugar or other liquid


  • Prepare the cocktail glass by swiping the rim with simple sugar, then dipping it into a plate with the purple sanding sugar. Gently swirl the glass until the rim is completely coated.
  • In a cocktail shaker combine the rum, Cran-Grape juice, and black food coloring.
  • Shake until well-combined.
  • Carefully pour into the glass, taking care not to splash the rim.
  • Slowly top it off with the Sprite, again being careful not to hit the sugared rim.
  • Enjoy!


Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 257kcal