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How to Make a Zombie Cocktail

Get your parasol, bendy straw, and coconut ready and enjoy Tiki time with this classic cocktail.


  • : Don't drink unless you're of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive.
  • Step 1: Measure and pour Measure the dark and white rums, brandy, grenadine, pineapple juice and simple syrup with the jigger and pour them into the shaker.
  • Step 2: Add ice and shake Add a handful of ice to the shaker and shake well.
  • TIP: Most cocktail shakers come with lids, but they sometimes get stuck. If this happens, lightly hit the side of the shaker against a counter edge to release it.
  • Step 3: Pour into glass Pour the contents of the shaker -- without straining it -- into a glass.
  • Step 4: Pour floater Pour the 151-proof rum over the top of the drink slowly, so that it floats.
  • Step 5: Garnish and drink Garnish the glass with a cherry or pineapple wedge. Take a big gulp and feel the life coming back into your dead tired body.
  • FACT: The production of rum was colonial New England's largest and most prosperous industry.

You Will Need

  • 1 oz. dark rum
  • 1 oz. light rum
  • 1/2 oz. apricot brandy
  • 1 tsp. grenadine
  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz. simple syrup
  • Ice cubes
  • 1/2 oz. 151-proof rum
  • Maraschino cherry or pineapple wedge
  • Equipment:
  • Combination jigger
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Chilled cocktail glass

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