Alcoholic beverages continue to engage with the Halloween celebrations through limited editions and brand activations leading up to 31st October every year. This should come as no real surprise, given the growth of consumer spending linked to the annual celebrations, with inspiration coming from Scottish witchcraft to an Irish harbinger of death…
Want to see more examples? Check out previous blog posts about Halloween on Inside the Cask:
- New Drinks Products to Celebrate Halloween (2021)
- Best Drink Products for Halloween (2019)
- Top 15 Ideas for Halloween Cocktails
Outwalker Irish Whiskey
Featuring the Dullahan embossed on the front of its bottle, Outwalker’s legendary headless figure inspired by Irish folklore carries its own head – beware if the restless spirit calls your name!
The Weird Sisters’ Blair Athol 26yo Single Malt whisky
The endurance of witchcraft in popular media owes much to William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and Blair Athol Distillery is nestled at the bottom of the Cairngorm National Park in Perthshire, Scotland – the very same region in which several acts of Macbeth take place. Cask 88 has released The Weird Sisters, a single malt whisky from Blair Athol, as part of their Scottish Witchcraft series.
Big Peat Halloween Edition Whisky
Coming to market courtesy of independent bottlers Douglas Laing, this Halloween edition of Big Peat blended malt scotch whisky includes a selection of single cask Islay single malts and celebrate the scary season of Halloween.
Mask of Death 10 Year Old – Spirit of Voodoo Whisky
This Speyside release comes from independent bottlers Brave New Spirits and was matured for a decade in a combination of virgin oak and first-fill ex-bourbon barrels.
Bacardi Hallowen Limited Edition Glow-In-Dark Bottle
Bacardi has introduced the revival of its annual limited edition glow-in-the-dark bottles for Halloween, featuring social media novelties and two digital shorts inspired by classic horror movie tropes to spotlight the brand’s Halloween cocktail recipes, The Zombie and Blood Moon.
19 Crimes signature red wine – Glow in the Dark
Treasury Wine Estates’ 19 Crimes brand has unveiled a new, limited-edition glow in the dark label designs for two of its wines, 19 Crimes Red and 19 Crimes Uprising. Additionally, 100 bottles were ‘coffin aged’ by being locked within an oak coffin and lowered six feet underground to rest. Once aged amongst the dead, the wine was then exhumed in the presence of a priest, in the event of any unwanted paranormal activity…
Smoke Wagon 2023 Halloween Edition ‘Glow in the Dark Label’ Bourbon whiskey
Another limited release for Halloween featuring a glow in the dark style of label comes from Las Vegas, Nevada by Smoke Wagon bourbon whiskey.
Dead Man’s Fingers – Spiced Halloween 2023 Edition Rum
Created at the Rum & Crab Shack in St. Ives, Cornwall, Dead Man’s Fingers is a blend of Caribbean rum and spices, inspired by Cornish flavours such as Saffron Cake, spiced fruit and the Shack’s own Pedro Ximenez ice cream.
Harridan Paranormal Reserve Vodka
Just in time for Halloween, Harridan Vodka has unleashed its third annual Paranormal Reserve Collection, this time around aged in two of America’s most haunted hotels: 350 bottles were split between the Anderson Hotel in Kentucky and the Crescent Hotel in Arkansas.