Had a dreadful week and feel like wiping yourself out? well put that beer down, have I got something for YOU!
These high proof cocktails are higher in alcohol content than other regular drinks and will knock you off your feet and help you to arrive in your happy place!
Make sure to eat something before you embark on this journey and pace yourself with water. Always drink responsibly and make sure you have someone to drive you home. NEVER drink and drive.
1.) The Zombie
Named “The Zombie” because this high alcohol content cocktail is said to be able to bring the dead back to life. That’s powerful. This drink includes 1/2oz Bacardi 151 rum, 1oz pineapple juice, 1oz orange juice, 1/2oz apricot brandy, 1 tsp sugar, 2oz light rum, 1oz dark rum, 1oz lime juice. To make this drink, all the ingredients are blended, while the rum ‘floats’ on top.
2.) The Cuba Libre
Believed to be invented in the 1900’s, you can understand why prohibition was a thing if this is what they were drinking. It contains 2.5oz of rum topped with a special lime cola made especially for the restaurant by Brooklyn Soda Works, and a wedge of pineapple soaked in moonshine.
3.) The King’s Sculptor
While this drink may have a regal sounding name, it will make a king act like a jester. This drink has Louis Royer “Force 53″ Cognac, bosc pear, chocolate bitters, fresh ginger juice, fresh lemon juice, and King’s ginger liqueur. A drink surely fit for a king.
4.) The Black Russian
The name is intimidating enough. Anything Russian usually means business and this cocktail is no exception. The drink only requires coffee-flavored liqueur and vodka (try adding vanilla-flavored vodka for a different kick).
5.) Death In The Afternoon
Yea. Look at that name. This drink doesn’t joke around. It calls for a pretty solid amount of absinthe with a champagne floater. The combination of anise-flavored liqueur and the bubbles will make you forget you’re drinking highly concentrated alcohol, which is never good.
6.) The Diamondback
This apple-y cocktail will knock you off your chair if you’re not careful, so be sure to examine the contents before taking it to the face. Rittenhouse 100, Laird’s Bonded, also 100 proof, finish with 110-proof green Chartreuse and BAM! You’re drunk.
7.) The Aunt Roberta
Sure, this drink is named innocently enough, I’m sure your Aunt Roberta would never harm a soul, but this drink packs quite a punch. 1oz absinthe, 1.5oz vodka, 1/2oz 151 rum, 1oz brandy, 3/4oz gin, 1/2oz blackberry liqueur. That’s right, nothing but alcoholic beverages.
8.) The Hurl Hurl
Okay if you order this drink after reading it’s name, you are a brave soul aren’t you? The cocktail contains 1 part of Amaretto, cranberry juice, crème de banane, Malibu rum, melon liqueur, peach schnapps, raspberry liqueur, Southern Comfort, and triple sec.
9.) The Vaportini
While technically not a “drink” this vaporized cocktail will leave you dizzy. Inventor Julie Palmer created the glass apparatus – from which spirits are inhaled after being heated to 140°F – claiming that taking alcohol directly into the bloodstream has the advantage of “almost no calories, no carbs, no impurities and immediate effects.”
I think I need an aspirin already just looking at those cocktails. They are INTENSE. On second thought, maybe you should just stick with the beer. Or water.