The Zombie is one of the iconic Tiki drinks from the late 1930s. Created by Los Angeles restaurant owner Donn “Don the Beachcomber” Beach to get a hungover customer through an important business meeting, it reportedly turned the customer “into a zombie” for the duration of the trip. The Zombie cemented its popularity during the 1939 World’s Fair in New York, and hasn’t looked back since.
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Release the Kraken! Sorry, I just couldn’t resist. Obviously, we’re spotlighting the Kraken Bomb. As far as bomb shots go, this one is pretty good. Dark and mysterious, just like the behemoth beneath the waves, the Kraken Bomb is a drink worth going out of your way for.
They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. If you’re looking for a drink that embodies this philosophy, let me introduce you to the Vegas Bomb. A traditional bomb shot made with Red Bull, Crown Royal, and a few other ingredients, the Vegas Bomb shooter will put you in a mood to party as if you were already in Las Vegas.
In the pantheon of mixed drinks, few libations stand taller than the Long Island Iced Tea. Considered the fuel for untold nights of debauchery, the Long Island Iced Tea is a mass smattering of almost every type of alcohol known to man. The whole drink is composed of various liquors, save for a small amount of mixer. The Long Island Iced Tea recipe could also be called a blueprint for other drink recipes that call for a variety of alcohols, such as the Irish Trash Can, or Long Island variants such as the Alaskan Iced Tea. Get ready to delve not only into how to make a Long Island Iced Tea, but also the intriguing history of this iconic drink.
The Mojito is one drink that conjures up images of laying on a beach, drink in hand, and not a care in the world. This rum based cocktail is the official alcoholic beverage of Cuba, and is one of the most popular drinks in bars all over the world. Like any truly great drink, it has a whole history of conjecture and lore centered around its origin. After all, who wouldn’t want to take credit for creating a drink as amazing as the Mojito? So grab your bar tools and your rum and let’s get to making some Mojitos!
420 comes once a year, or maybe twice a day, depending on how you look at it. Everyone can enjoy the Liquid Marijuana drink, even if they don’t have a cannabis card. So put down the bong for just a few minutes, at least long enough to mix some Liquid Marijuana for some alcoholic refreshment. Who says you can’t have the best of both worlds?
A friend of ours recently bought us a bottle of Hpnotiq as a gift; what drinks could we mix with our new liqueur? I decided to try the 34 proof alcohol in a popular and easy drink, the Hpnotiq Martini. Turns out there is something to be said for this being a hypnotic drink; we were all mesmerized after drinking one of these. So sit back, crack a bottle, and let the Friday Night Drinking Club show you how to mix this tropical Hpnotiq cocktail.