The Vampire’s Eclipse (Halloween Cocktail Recipe)

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The Best Halloween Cocktail is finally here. As All Hallows Eve closes in, we are celebrating with a ghoulish delight. The Vampire’s Eclipse is a magnificent Halloween shot with 3 magical layers. It is sure to impress!!

vampire's eclipse layered cocktail shot


The Vampire Eclipse is a special treat created just for you by the count himself deep in the castle’s lair.

The count worked feverishly to capture the essence and magic of the suns eclipse.

The Vampire’s Eclipse

A dark river of grenadine rests on the bottom of the glass, while repelling the suns burst of orange energy, trapping a cherry between day and night.  The light rum entombs this moment forever.

Kick off your heels and pour one tonight!

Helpful Tips:

  • Pour down the side of the glass to avoid mixing your layers.
  • Or you can pour over a cocktail spoon.

What you will need:

  • 2 ounce shot glasses are tall and slender for a great presentation!


With love from our simple kitchen to yours. 

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The Best Halloween Cocktail Recipe: The Vampire’s Eclipse

Donna Elick
The Vampire’s Eclipse is a magnificent cocktail with 3 magical layers this shot is sure to impress!!
5 stars from 1 review
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Method Mixed
Servings 1 shooter


  • 1/2 ounce grenadine
  • 1/2 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce light rum, Bacardi
  • 1 maraschino cherry


  • Gently pour grenadine in shot glass first.
  • Then slowly pour in the orange juice (pour down the side of the glass to avoid mixing your layers).
  • Slowly lower the cherry through the orange juice to rest on the grenadine.
  • Lastly, add rum pouring it down the side of your glass.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 118cal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Sugar: 10g | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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  1. 5 stars
    A show stopper for our adult Halloween party. I had to show everyone how to make them once I mastered it! Thanks for the easy to follow instructions.

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