Yield: 2 Cocktails

"Bloody" Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

photo of a pomegranate dry ice cocktail for this halloween cocktail recipe

This "Bloody" Pomegranate Cosmo is the perfect cocktail for Halloween night - tart and fruity with fun special effects thanks to the dry ice. It has a subtle sweetness with flavors of pomegranate and citrus.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


For the “Bloody” Rim

For the Cocktail

  • 80 ml ounces vodka
  • 60 ml pomegranate juice
  • 30 ml orange liqueur
  • 30 ml pomegranate liqueur
  • 30 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1-3 tablespoons simple syrup, optional


For the “Bloody” Cocktail Rim

  • Mix together the agave and red food coloring in a small bowl.
  • Spoon the mixture around the rim of your glass and set aside while you prepare the cocktail.
  • Reserve the remaining agave "blood" to add to the cocktail shaker.

For the Cocktail

  • Add all of the ingredients (including the leftover agave "blood") to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake for 30 seconds, or until well chilled.
  • Strain into your prepared glass and enjoy.
  • Optional: Add a small piece of dry ice (about ½” cube) to the cocktail before serving.
  • Allow the drink to stop smoking before enjoying. Never ingest dry ice.


Dry Ice Cocktail Safety

  • Allow the drink to stop smoking before enjoying.
  • Never consume dry ice.
  • Always handle dry ice with caution.
  • Use temperature proof gloves and utensils– never handle dry ice with your bare hands.
  • Do not store dry ice in a sealed container.
  • Always consult a safety data sheet before handling dry ice.

How to Make this a Pitcher Cocktail

Just combine all of the ingredients in a pitcher (except the dry ice). Mix thoroughly. When ready to serve, pour pour single servings in individual glasses for party guests as they arrive. After that, add the dry ice directly to the glass.

To make 23 servings (approximately 1/2 cup each):

  • 4 cups Vodka
  • 3 cups Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 1/2 cups Cointreau
  • 1 1/2 cups Lime Juice
  • 1 1/2 cups Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 11.5 tablespoons simple syrup, or to taste

Can I Make this a Punch Bowl Cocktail for Halloween?

Yes! This is perfect for Halloween parties. You can use the above measurements to build this Halloween vodka cocktail in a punch bowl or a witch's cauldron. Add the dry ice to the bowl and include a ladle for serving the cocktail.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 320Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 6mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 0gSugar: 40gProtein: 0g

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