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Halloween Punch – Blood Bag Spooky Cocktail

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This spooky cocktail is perfect for Halloween. It’s a great punch served in IV bags for a creepy effect!



So, I know you are asking me, why? Why iv bags? Well, why not? We thought what a great creepy way to serve a spooky cocktail at a Halloween party than to serve it to, and have people drink from, IV bags!



Iv bags filled with red cocktails, on white platter




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If you are going for the medial Halloween genre, there are plenty of creepy doctors to pick from in movies, Dr Frankenstein, Hanibal Lector, Dr Frank-N-Furter from Rocky Horror Picture Show! We also thought it would be a fun way to serve a cocktail at a Halloween party! So, IV bags were the clear winner for this idea of a red cocktail!



Man holding iv bag with red cocktail inside




What Ingredients are Needed for the Halloween Punch?

  • Passionfruit Tea
  • Raspberry Lemonade Crystal Light
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Tequila
  • Lime Juice
  • Coconut Rum
  • Pineapple Rum
  • Red Food Coloring
  • Triple Sec
  • Simple Syrup



IV bags with red cocktail inside, on white plate




When we started mixing up this cocktail, right away we knew we wanted to do red, because blood. And blood is creepy, right?! So, we wanted this Halloween Punch to be a great spooky cocktail, but still taste great!






Our first thought was to use Hibiscus tea, but I couldn’t find any at the store, so I bought passionfruit instead. This was actually a great choice, as it went really well with the Crystal Light Raspberry Lemonade mix. It was tangy and we knew we could add some sweet flavors to make a punch.



Top shot iv bags with red cocktail




With the tea base, we added pineapple juice, which actually changed the color slightly, but tasted great together. From there, we started going the margarita route with silver tequila, lime juice and triple sec. It no longer became a margarita because we then added in a little simple syrup, coconut rum and pineapple rum.



If you don’t have the pineapple rum, feel free to double up the coconut rum. The coconut adds so much tropical flavor and goes so well with the pineapple juice. This is a rum, tequila tropical cocktail that is not to be missed. Just sipped out of an iv bag, LOL!



Man holding iv bag with red cocktail inside




We did add a little red food coloring, which is completely optional, we just wanted something that was more red and “bloodlike” for lack of a better word. If you don’t want your red cocktail to be served in the iv bags, no hard feelings, but it is super fun and adds a creep factor to your Halloween party!






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IV bags full of red cocktail on plate
Yield: 6

Halloween Punch - Blood Cocktail

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Red Halloween Punch - perfect for filling IV bags with "fake blood" for a Halloween party!


Punch Base

  • 4 cups Passionfruit tea
  • 1 packet Raspberry Lemonade Crystal Light

Blood Bag Punch Cocktail (For 1)

  • 4 oz Passionfruit Tea/lemonade mix
  • 2 oz pineapple juice
  • 2 oz silver tequila
  • .50 oz lime juice
  • .75 oz Triple sec
  • .50 oz simple syrup
  • .50 oz coconut rum
  • .50 oz pineapple rum or more coconut rum
  • food coloring if desired for right color


For the Tea

1. Make passionfruit tea with 1 large teabag for 4 cups of boiling water.

2. Mix in 1 large Raspberry Lemonade Crystal Light pack.

Blood Bag Punch

1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, stir to combine.

2. Use syringe if deisred and inject liquid into iv bags.

3. If not, serve over ice!

4. If serving in iv bags, make sure to chill before serving, or serve with the bags on ice.


Can be made for a crowd in a large punch bowl as well. Use large ice cubes tho, as not to water it down.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 316Total Fat: .1gSodium: 1660mgCarbohydrates: 15.5gFiber: .2gSugar: 29.9gProtein: .3g

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Red cocktails in blood bags




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Thursday 24th of October 2019

Where do you get the IV bags?

The 'Noms.

Thursday 24th of October 2019

Hi Charlie, We have a link for them under the recipe! They are food grade and on Amazon! Cheers!