Zombie Cocktail

Drunk or Hungover, this cocktail will turn you into the walking dead!

Zombie Cocktail

The Zombie cocktail is one of those cocktails that gets better the more effort you put into it. We’ve posted the recipe used by most professionals.

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But if you’re in a pinch and just need a quick and easy version, check out a simplified version in our Top Ten Spooky Halloween Cocktails That Creep Up On You post. Enjoy!

Zombie Cocktail

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Photography by Eric Strausman Course: Tiki CocktailDifficulty: Hard🔨🔨🔨


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  • 1 ounce Cruzan aged rum

  • 1.50 ounces Appleton Estate Reserve Blend Jamaica Rum

  • 1 ounce Lemon Hart 151 proof Demerara Rum

  • 1 ounce Joseph Cartron Curacao Orange

  • .50 ounces John D. Taylor’s Velvet Falernum

  • .75 ounces Lime juice

  • .50 ounces Don’s Mix

  • .25 ounces Grenadine, Homemade or Store-bought

  • 2 Dashes of Angostura bitters

  • 1 Dash of Absinthe

  • Half cup Cracked Ice

  • 1 Sprig of fresh mint for garnish


  • Assemble all the ingredients (except the garnish) in a blender and blend for 7 seconds.
  • Pour into a chimney glass and garnish with the mint sprig.

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  • To make Don’s Mix, dissolve 1 part cinnamon sugar into 2 parts white grapefruit juice.

Looking for other scarily good cocktails. Check out our Top Ten Spooky Halloween Cocktails or our 10 Halloween Themed Cocktails You Will Love (2021) post for more fun, themed cocktails.

Written by Julian Solorzano

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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