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Grateful Dead Recipe
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Grateful Dead

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"A cocktail made with vodka, rum, tequila, triple sec, raspberry liqueur and cola."

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  1. In a rocks glass over ice, combine vodka, rum, tequila, triple sec and raspberry liqueur. top with cola to taste.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 07, 2003

I don't know what this recipe is just that I just LOVE it!! And we cannot give this recipe to kids!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 02, 2010

The problem with this recipe is that its wrong. Way wrong...You forgot gin, and blue curacao, the tequila is optional, and your missing the whole reason the drink is called a grateful dead.... Take a pint glass full of ice and add you VODKA, GIN, WHITE RUM, AND TRIPLE SEC, fill with SOUR MIX and top with LEMON-LIME SODA... now the most important part...around one half of the rim of the glass pour in a little BLUE CURACAO, and the other half pour in a little RASPBERRY LIQUER....the two twist together through the drink creating a tie-die effect, hence the name...GRATEFUL DEAD!!!


10 Ratings

Dec 07, 2003

This drink is potent!! Alot like a LIT, but with the raspberry twist on it, kindof tastes like cherry coke. we will make these again!!

Dec 07, 2003

This was a really easy drink to make, but because it tasted much more like rum & coke than a punch. It's verrrrry powerful too!

Sep 20, 2005

This was ok at best in my opinion. The concept seems great & the flavor is nice BUT it is just way too sweet for me. If I made it again, I think I would omit the triple sec since it is primarily a sweetener.

Oct 30, 2004

This was very sweet, and very strong, but VERY tasty! It was a little too strong for some of my guests, so I had to reduce some of the alcohol, which is why I rated it a 4. I loved it, though. For myself, it's 5 stars...

Jun 16, 2011

This is not a drink I would want all the time because it's pretty sweet. That being said, this was delicious. It almost has a chocolatey taste to it. So you'll know, 1/4 fluid ounce is about 2 1/4 teaspoons, and 2 fluid ounces is 4 tablespoons. Thanks for the recipe!


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