The History of the Zombie Cocktail

With Halloween fast approaching, this classic cocktail seems like an obvious choice for any spooky shenanigans you may be planning! A somewhat complicated blend of various different ingredients, including white rum, dark rum, gold rum, apricot brandy, lime juice, pineapple juice, papaya juice and grenadine, the hangover after one-too-many of these is almost certain to… read the full article…

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  • 12th August 2019
    • Currently working on a completely new site and thus tech updates to current site are slower than usual
  • 10th April 2019
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    • Work started in earnest on new version of the site. Loads of updates done on the new version whilst we keep track of bugs on this version.
  • 14th February 2019
    • Some cocktail images were returning malformed images in their LDJson – fixed
    • Some footer JS tweaks for some edge cases on browsers
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