If you think about it, haunted houses and booze go hand-in-hand. Horror fans love to be scared as ghouls and goblins pop out from behind makeshift walls, but all that screaming and jumping can really fry your nerves. So it’s always best to choose a haunted attraction that provides both frights and calming libations. Here, five scary drinking experiences that will get you in the mood for Halloween night.
House of Torment, Austin, TX
This terrifying haunted house is continually recognized as one of the scariest in the country, and for good reason—guests are chased by characters dressed up as deranged clowns, possessed nuns and human science experiments. If all that screaming makes you thirsty, House of Torment offers a nice selection of wine and seasonal beers, curated by Haymaker. Hungry patrons can even stop at the Kreepy Kabob Eats concession stand for treats like beer brats and caramel apples.