The CUSFS Dictionary of Imaginative and Revolting Drinks
Compiled by Mark Raisbeck, Mark Haslett and Michael Abbott
with assistance from:
- MODULAR ONE
- His big brother PHOENIX
- ... and a small furry animal
Amended by Steve Bull and brought up to date (but not yet) in 1985.
Tidied up and further additions made Simon Arrowsmith 1989.
Converted to HTML by Stephen Early, 22/04/94
Updated by Matthew Vernon, 07/11/99
Tidied up (again) by Mark Waller, 9/10/01
Currently dubiously maintained by Clare Boothby.
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The Society's Port
A bottle of Mackeson's, a small bottle of lucozade
1/2 pint of Guinness and a bottle of tomato juice
Bloody Red Baron
Tomato juice, Campari, port
Take a glass and eat it!
Tomato juice, Pernod, Southern Comfort, lime juice
Tomato juice, anything else until the price exceeds a fiver
Tomato juice, Coke
Stir with a straw until it coagulates
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Tomato juice, Blue curaco
Tomato juice, tomato juice
Tomato juice, vodka, a packet of peanuts
Tomato juice, pint of Old Peculier
Tomato juice, Babycham
Tomato juice, green ginger wine
Russchian, tomato juice
Triple vodka, drop of tomato juice
See The Number of the Beast.
Advocaat, tomato juice
Advocaat, cherry brandy, blackcurrant juice, cherry and ice to taste
Aardvark Never Did Anyone Any Harm
Advocaat, sulphuric acid
Snow-ball, a small bottle of cherry wine, black currant juice,
extra lemonade as required
Advocaat, Cointreau, bitter lemon
Aardvark Mac (Gay Aardvark)
Advocaat, green ginger wine
Advocaat, gin, blackcurrant juice
Devil's Advocaat (Demoniacal Aardvark)
Advocaat, Tabasco sauce
Bombed Out Aardvark
Advocaat, malt whisky, ginger wine, lime, lemon (bitter)
Aardvark and Drambuie
Aardvark and scotch
Aardvark and coke
A Course of Physics
A can of coke, a packet of peanuts
A pint of boiling Guinness
One Polo in a glass
One U2, pint of lager
Packs a real charge
Condensed milk, black treacle
Bacardi, a packet of Polos
Twelve of these and you see stars
Neutronium, flat Stella Artois
1 Glass of liquid nitrogen, 1 glass of boiling Guinness
Mackeson, port, blackcurrant juice, dark rum ... and anything else you care to
think of because you can add anything to a black hole without affecting
Black hole with an ice cube
Galaxy chocolate in Guinness
Egg flip, Space Dust
Cosmic egg + time
Great Red Spot
Hot chocolate, dollop of raspberry jam
Peanuts in Guinness
Ice on the rocks
Machines and Men
Vodka, orange juice, Rice Krispies
Bacardi, Coke, half a pound of sherbet
Bacardi, chilli powder
Lime, vodka, Pernod, Cinzano, pineapple, ice
...Any ideas for a crisp separator?
Pimms no. 1 until you reach the required number
Demolishes entire cities
1 Captain Morgan's rum, 1 Vimto
Theakston's Bitter, Vimto
You know it's bad for your eyes
Elric of Melnibone
Vodka, milk and two cherries
A pint of lager (Stella is best), a small can of baked beans
Half a pint of Guinness, a packet of Handy-Andies
James Joyce Russian Style (Vodka and something soft)
Vodka, 1 Handy-Andy, if required extra strong, use two
The Hugo Winners
The Demolished Man
One avocado, coconut liquer, gin, vodka, milk, ice. Place in blender. Frappe.
Pour in large glass and top up with lemonade.
They'd Rather Be Right
But it's more fun to be wrong. Gin and coke or Bacardi and tonic.
A double of two-star brandy. Of course.
The Big Time
Slimovitz, Pimm's, Vimto and Orange juice. You remember, the scene where
someone gets turned inside out...
A Case of Conscience
You'll lose yours with this: Foster's and vodka (to be drunk by the Dozen)
Grenadine, cream and blue curaco. Fly the flag! This'll teach those gooks a
thing or two.
A Canticle for Leibowitz
German white wine with Gherkins (a can of pickles for Liebfraumilch).
Stranger in a Strange Land
Sambuca, Amaretto, Mango juice (hey what's all this stuff doing in my
The Man in the High Castle
Sake and schnapps. On the Rockies. No wonder they won the war.
Ten pints of Carling Black Label. Start walking briskly to nearest way
Parfait Amour and Galiano. Makes you wander, doesn't it?
...And Call Me Conrad
After this you could call me Cynthia and I wouldn't care. Ouze and Domestika.
Add a dash of godhood to taste.
Lager and Galiano. Add sand and worms as desired.
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
Starship Troopers plus seven years and a piece of green cheese.
Lord of Light
Malibu, cream, vodka, with a sparkler.
Stand On Zanzibar
Just try after drinking this. Dark rum, Light rum, whisky, gin, brandy, vodka,
curaco, cherry brandy, advocaat, sherry, tomato juice, pineapple juice, creme
de cacao, kahlua, cream ... that's if you can find room for them in the
The Left Hand of Darkness
Water and crushed ice. Pretty futile, isn't it?
Green lager with Polo mints. An old CUSFS favourite (yawn).
To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Southern Comfort, Silver Label Smirnoff, dark rum, Bailey's Irish Cream,
crushed ice. Serve in a highball glass. Now pick up the pieces.
The Gods Themselves
Foster's lager. What else do you think the God's drink?
Rendezvous with Rama
3 parts dry Martini, 3 parts dry sherry, 3 parts dry ice. Remember, the Ramans
do everything in threes. (Well, ALMOST everything.)
A Whimbo and a tripple-thick shake. If you can swallow this you can
The Forever War
Parfait Amour, Creme de Menthe, Pernod, Ginger wine and Royal Mint Chocolate
Liqueur. Now try and get it to go down. That's the Forever War!
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
Bird's eye peas, sweet vermouth and ice. Would you vote for this?
Opens up new synapses... you'll find things in your head you never knew you
had. Cointreau, gin, Campari, lemonade and ice. Stir. Garnish with lemon. Who
are the Heechee?
Cream'n'sake. Pretty cunning, eh?
The Fountains of Paradise
Champagne - shake well before serving.
The Snow Queen
Advocaat, vodka and lemonade. (Unoriginal, but at least it's better than
A pint of gravel with a discarded ticket top. Well that's all that's below
Vodka, creme de cacao, gin, blackcurrant, malibu and cointreau.
Potentially very good but leaves a nasty taste in the mouth!
A pint of seawater to the accompanyment of 'Iron Maiden'.
Conversely seawater and Metal Hurlant
Vodka, vodka, vodka, pineapple juice, white rum, white rum, white rum and
orange juice. It sounds like too much hard work but tastes wonderful!
A few drops of lager.
Make up to a pint with water
Dubonnet, cream sherry, cherry brandy, Advocaat,
orange juice to remove taste
A Cure for the Common Cold
Martini, Creme De Menthe, cherry brandy, Campari
Whisky, Worcester Sauce
Lager (green), Polos
Top O' the Morning
1/2 pint Greene King, 1/2 pint of Cam water
Pint of Trophy, orange juice, a twist of lemming
Bacardi, cherry brandy, Southern Comfort, sherry, Angostura Bitters
Worcester sauce, slice of lemon (optional)
Lime juice, teaspoonful of epsom salts
A Whiter Shade of Pale
1 bottle of pale ale, 1/2 pint of milk
National Health Orange Juice
Grapefruit juice, Lucozade
Any Port in a Storm
Port, rum, brandy
A Poke in the Eye
1 Cherry, 1 very sharp stick
Get it? - you will!
What do you call: tonic water, dry martini and bitters?
Tonic water, Dry Martini, bitters
I Have No Ice and Want to Cream
A pint of warm skimmed milk
Bourbon, dry ice
Green lager, Frazzles
Hennessy Cognac, peppermint
Pernod and Polos
Try rolling your tongue around the hole...
Harvey Court Special (A Serious Drink?)
Cointreau, two measures of rose wine.
Make up to half a pint with lemonade
Creme De Menthe/Freezomint, Pernod, green ginger wine,
green Chartreuse (optional), lime juice
Long Slow Comfortable Screw
Vodka, sloe gin, Southern Comfort, pineapple juice
Surgical alcohol, industrially synthesised aldehydes, engine oil, brake
fluid, metal swarf, perished rubber and stale sweat. Marinate in an old
leather jacket for five years and serve with a bicycle chain.
The Iron Maiden
Blue curaco, Blue Nun, Blue Vinney, Esso Blue and Blutak.
Leaves a nasty taste in your mouth.
A pint of lager (green), a packet of peanuts
Speaks for Itself (as it crawls out of the glass)
Coke, ginger ale, vodka, Campari, Bacardi, Vimto to taste
(actually you can taste it without the Vimto)
V and V
Guinness, green lager, Southern Comfort.
Double vodka, double Worcester sauce
Smooth, like broken glass
Polish vodka (or any other imflammable liquid),
a Kitkat, a box of matches
Dunk Kitkat in fuel, ignite Kitkat with a match and consume while still
(No! the Kitkat, stupid.)
As above only a lot stickier.
Poteen Sunrise (by Bob Shaw)
As a Tequila sunrise, but the sun doesn't come up
Turkish coffee, creosote
Coca Cola, Domestos
Vinegar and antifreeze - or conversely buy some Austrian white wine!
Advocaat, Bacardi, Cinzano, Drambuie, egg, flip, Guinness, heavy water,
ink, jelly, Kronenberg, Lucozade, Mackeson, Nescafe, olive oil, Pernod,
Quarent y Tres, Ribena, semolina, tea, urine, Vimto, Worcester sauce,
Xerox copying fluid, yoghurt, zychotic fluid
Add rest of known universe to taste
Ginger beer, coke (in that order)
Algol 68, tomato juice.
Lead, gold, osmium, tungsten, uranium and cobalt. Serve at 1200 degrees
The Number of the Beast
6 measures ouzo, 6 Babychams, 6 pints of Fosters. Tomato juice as required.
Just try and stomach that lot.
A Pint of Something Alcoholic
Double vodka topped up with warm brine.
A glass of cream and one (1) strawberry.
Eater of Souls
1 measure Southern Comfort, 1 measure Baileys, the same again in fresh orange
juice. Fill up to half a pint with coke, stir vigorously.
(Pure) orange juice and Blue Curacao. One measure of Curacao to a half
pint of orange juice makes a nice green colour.
(Pure) orange juice, Stolichnaya vodka, blue food colouring, Alligator
Baggies, pliers, liquid nitrogen. Mix one measure of Stoli and some food
colouring in a baggie, twist the end and submerge in the LN_2 (using the
pliers) until frozen. Pop into a half pint of orange juice and enjoy.
Recent additions - 7 November 1999?
- Catastrophic exothermic reaction
- Vodka, Irn Bru and Tabasco Sauce. Serve orange.
- New Labour
- Cherry Brandy and Blue Curacao
- Bleeding Heart Liberal
Advocaat. Add a drop of cherry brandy to the middle, and put a cherry
- The Colin Greenland
- Rum. Then Lemsip with rum. Then another rum just in case.
6 March 2003
(CUSFS cocktails workshop Lent 2003)
- Blue curacao, orange juice, tonic water, pineapple juice, a dash of purple grape juice to taste.
- Purple grape juice, brandy, dark rum.
- Cuban Grenade
- Layer grenadine, pineapple juice and vodka. Drink whilst singing the Soviet national anthem in a hula skirt.
- Vorpal Blade
- Vodka, orange juice, pineapple juice, a knife.
- The Long, Dark, Twiglet Struggle
- Coke (long drink), dark rum, twiglets.
- Syrian lemon
- Frost/ice, double shot of vodka, grenadine to colour, 1 tsp golden syrup, stir lots to dissolve syrup, add a dash of lemon juice.
- Goblet of Fire I
- Layered grenadine, orange juice, dark rum.
- Goblet of Fire II
- Dark rum (alight).
- Shot in the Dark
- Shot of vodka (with glass) in dark rum.
- Coke, whole banana.
- Kate's jumper
- Layered grenadine, lemon juice, dark rum.
25 March 2003
- Bloody Awful Mary
- Tomato juice, creme de menthe.
29 April 2004
(CUSFS cocktails workshop Easter 2004)
- Isaac Newton
- Apple juice and a drink for every colour of the rainbow.
- Winston Churchill
- Grenadine, vodka and onion. (Blood! sweat! and tears!)
- Trivial Cocktail
- An empty glass.
- Trivial Cocktail on the glass
- An empty glass containing ice.
Last recorded update: 9 April 2003, by Clare Boothby
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