It’s Shark Week…Let Us Drink!

Shark-Week-Drinkin-Game-3At DSN we believe in 100% actual science 100% of the time.  250-50% of the time we like to mix in cocktails.  So to help you with choosing the appropriate drink for the week are some shark inspired cocktails.

Shark’s Tooth

1 oz rum, 2 oz coconut liquer, 1 oz Cointreau

Vampire Shark’s Tooth

1 1/2 oz of dark rum, 1/4 oz of lime juice, 1/4 oz lemon juice, 1 splash of soda water,

drizzle grenadine syrup over the top, drink and then say “Sookie

Shark’s Nipple

1/4 part spiced rum, 1/4 part Mountain Dew, 1/2 cranberry juice,

use your nipple to stir

Shark Bite

2 parts Southern Comfort, 2 parts cranberry juice, 1/2 part lime juice,

slam contents, run around room screaming and holding side like you’ve been bitten by a shark

Shark Attack Punch

1 gallon of vodka, 1/2 bottle of blue caracao, 1/2 blueberry schnapps, 1 gallon of lemonade, a sprinkle of water, a low opinion of yourself and friends,

drink and demonstrate punching a shark on a friend

Shark Attack

1 can of Mountain Dew, 4 oz of raspberry vodka,

drink together, in your caffeine and alcohol induced charged state tell everyone at bar how the probability of an actual shark attack is ridiculously small

Land Shark

1 oz vodka, 1/4 oz peach schnapps, 1 oz orange juice, 1/4 oz lime juice, strawberries for garnish,

drink two in quick succession and pontificate about how awesome sharks on land would be

Great White Shark

3oz light rum, 3/4 oz raspberry liqueurr, 1/4 oz of coconut, 1/4 of crushed pineapple,

drink, yell out “I’m the baddest thing in the ocean”, strut

F’d Up Shark

1 1/2 oz of bourbon, 1 1/2 of blue caracao, 1 1/2 oz of triple sec, 1 1/2 oz of Southern Comfort, 12 oz can of tonic

drink and proclaim “I’m a F’d Up Shark”, try to bite friends

Mexican Blue Shark

3/4 oz vodka, 1/2 oz tequila, a smidge of  blue caracao

drink and then name all species of sharks that occur in Mexican waters, take a drink for everyone you miss


Drink any combination of cocktails above combine with a Tornado (1 oz whiskey, 10 oz rum, 1 oz tequila, 1 oz vodka, 2 oz of Coke, 1/2 tbsp sugar, 3 ice cubes)

Spin around in circle several times, scream “I’m am Sharknado”, try to bite friends







Dr. M (1720 Posts)

Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.

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