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Hocus Pocus Inspired Running Amuck Cocktail

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Looking to run amuck this Halloween season? This sweet cocktail will bring out your witchy side! My Running Amuk Hocus Pocus Inspired Cocktail is made with Gold Rum, Blue Curaçao, and Apple Brandy.

Hocus Pocus is one of my favorite Disney Halloween movies! The Sanderson sisters have such a fun time running amuck trying to live forever. Add some additional fun to your Halloween with this sweet cocktail!

Ingredients used in this cocktail

  • Pineapple Juice
  • Orange Juice
  • Gold Rum. Gold rum has been aged in wooden casks for some period of time which gives the spirit its signature color and sweeter, richer flavor.
  • Apple Brandy. Apple brandy, historically known as applejack, is America’s original spirit.
  • Blue Curaçao. Blue Curaçao has a distinct taste that is a little bit bitter and a little bit sweet. Its’ flavor comes from the peel of the Laraha citrus fruit (which has been dried) and is grown on the island of Curaçao, hence the name. (source: The Kitchen Magpie)
  • Silver Cake Shimmer. This is optional but makes the drink magical and spooky!

How to make a Hocus Pocus Inspired Cocktail

This recipe is super easy, simply combine all ingredients in a shaker and pour over ice! Garnish with a cherry.

If you don’t have a cocktail shaker, you could just use a container with a tight-fitting lid, like a mason jar or water bottle.

Want to turn this drink into a frozen cocktail slushie? Easy! Put all the ingredients in a blender with a generous amount of crushed ice – then blend till smooth. 

Want a snack to go along with your Hocus Pocus Inspired Cocktail? Try my Hocus Pocus inspired Candy Corn, perfect for your party or movie night!

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Running Amuck Cocktail

This Running Amuk Hocus Pocus Inspired Cocktail made with Gold Rum, Blue Curaçao, and Apple Brandy is perfect for Halloween parties or movie night. 5

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 3 oz pineapple juice
  • 3 oz orange juice
  • 2 oz Gold Rum
  • 2 oz Apple Brandy
  • 1 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 1 tsp. Silver cake shimmer


  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake to combine
  3. Pour over ice and garnish.
  4. Enjoy

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Tuesday 22nd of September 2020

This looks so yummy! Trying after work!!

Megan Cain

Sunday 20th of September 2020

Omg this looks really good


Sunday 20th of September 2020

Omg that looks so cool

Kelly Osborn

Sunday 20th of September 2020

This sounds and looks amazing!!

Courtney Michielsen

Sunday 20th of September 2020

Oh, this is perfect for our Halloween party we are having instead of trick or treating this year!!

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