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Flying Monkeys Drink

The Fall flavors of apple and pear are combined in a fun and spooky Halloween vodka cocktail called the Flying Monkeys. Complete with a crystal ball and striped sock straws!

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Flying Monkeys Cocktail

It’s nearly time for Halloween and that means spooky treats! My kids no longer go trick-or-treating so I can no longer steal their candy bars while doing my “quality control” checks of their loot.

Time to look forward to more adult treats like my Flying Monkeys Halloween Cocktail.

I have seen so many “spooky” drinks modeled off of ghosts, vampires, and witches but I can’t get enough of the witch ones because of the bright green color.

I am a huge fan of the Wizard of Oz and although it does not have the perks of High Definition the Witch is my favorite. The Flying Monkeys are also a huge love of mine, so much that I chose to call my “witch” cocktail the Flying Monkeys.

How did they manage to keep their hats on while flying?

The green color of the cocktail, mixed with the black and purple sprinkles (more traditional witch colors), and topped off with black and white striped straws to mimic the witch’s socks makes a completely bewitching cocktail.

The recipe calls for it to be shaken with ice and then strained out. If you are a slow sipper that you probably understand the struggle of keeping your drinks cool.

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Ingredients Needed

  • Kinky Green Vodka
  • lemon lime soda
  • jalapeno simple syrup
  • ice spheres
  • assorted sprinkles
  • striped straws for decoration

Kinky Green – The KINKY Green also has Fall flavors such as pear and apple which I was not expecting even though I did buy it.

Now the apple and pear are not “traditional” fall flavors like pumpkin and butternut squash but pear and apple are used quite often in ciders and pies.

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Pear and Green Apple flavors already mixed with vodka is a great started so all I need is a mixer.

My go-to lemon-lime soda is perfect for enhancing the pear and apple flavors and because it is clear it won’t mess with my vibrant green color.

And the ice sphere… it looks just like the witch’s crystal ball! 

Flying Monkeys Cocktail complete!!

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The Fall flavors of apple and pear are combined in a fun and spooky Halloween witch cocktail called the Flying Monkeys.  Complete with a crystal ball and striped sock straws! | Take Two Tapas

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close up of green flying monkey halloween cocktail with 2 black striped straws in it

Flying Monkeys Halloween Witch Cocktail

Yield: 2 people
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

The Fall flavors of apple and pear are combined in a fun and spooky Halloween witch cocktail called the Flying Monkeys.  Complete with a crystal ball and striped sock straws!


Flying Monkeys Cocktail

  • 6 ounces Kinky Green Vodka
  • 6 ounces lemon-lime soda (or sparkling water)
  • 1 ounce jalapeno simple syrup (recipe link below)
  • 2 spherical ice cubes (optional)
  • 4 black and white striped straws
  • black and purple sprinkles


  1. Make spherical ice cubes the night before.  I use these ice molds but you can also use regular ice.

Flying Monkeys Halloween Cocktail

  1. Wet the rims of two glasses with water or some of the jalapeno simple syrup.
  2. In a shaker or large cup combine the KINKY Green, lemon-lime soda, and jalapeno simple syrup.
  3. Dip in the black and purple sprinkles to rim the glasses.
  4. Add the ice spheres to the glasses.
  5. Strain the flying monkeys cocktail over the ice spheres in the glasses.
  6. Add two black and white striped straws to each glass.
  7. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 536Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 13mgCarbohydrates: 87gFiber: 0gSugar: 86gProtein: 0g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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