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A Zombie Tiki cocktail in a clear tiki mug.

Easy Zombie Tiki Cocktail Recipe

Kevin Mayfield
This classic tiki cocktail packs a strong, but delicious, punch!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Classic Cocktails
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 336 kcal


  • 1 ½ ounces light rum
  • 1 ½ ounces dark rum or gold rum
  • 1 ounce overproof rum
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine
  • ½ teaspoon Pernod
  • ½ ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce Falernum
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon simple syrup
  • Dash of grapefruit juice
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • Dash of Yellow Chartreuse swirled in the tiki glass then discarded
  • Garnish


  • Place a small scoop of ice cubes in your blender
  • Pour in the liquid ingredients and pulse a few times in the blender -- just enough to mix it up and crush the ice a little
  • Pour into a tiki glass (add a little more ice if you prefer)
  • Add the garnish of grapefruit wedge, bar cherry, lime slice and mint 


Supposedly Donn Beach added something he called Donn's Mix. I'm not entirely sure what that is, but a bartender friend of mine told me it is a simple syrup made with cinnamon sticks and a dash or two of grapefruit juice mixed in.
You don't have to blend this drink, it is perfectly fine to use a cocktail shaker instead.


Calories: 336kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSodium: 13mgPotassium: 32mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 7IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg
Keyword 151 rum cocktails, falernum, overproof rum, rum drinks, Tiki cocktails, tiki drinks, tropical drinks
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