Put the Lime in the Coconut Zombie

Mix up Put the Lime in the Coconut Zombie, made with 7UP®, today. Mix freely, drink responsibly.


  • 12-oz. can 7UP®
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, cracked and crushed gently
  • 6 oz. white rum
  • 6 oz. dark rum
  • 6 oz. 151 proof rum
  • 2 oz. lemon juice
  • 2 oz. lime juice
  • 2 oz. freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 2 oz. grenadine
  • 3 oz. coconut cream (such as Coco Lopez® or piña colada mix)
  • 3 splashes Angostura bitters
  • Crushed ice for serving and shaking
  • Pineapple wedge, for garnish
  • Lemon, for garnish
  • Lime, for garnish
  • Maraschino cherry, for garnish


  • Cinnamon Syrup

  • Place 1 can 7UP®, sugar, and crushed cinnamon sticks in saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until syrupy, 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, strain with a mesh strainer, and cool completely.
  • Cocktails

  • Place 4 oz. cooled cinnamon-7UP® syrup in a large liquid measuring cup.
  • Add all three rums, all three juices, grenadine, and coconut cream to measuring cup.
  • Top with desired amount of bitters.
  • In batches, place in a cocktail shaker, top with ice, and shake vigorously 3-5 seconds.
  • Repeat with remaining zombie mix.
  • Serve over ice, and garnish with pineapple, lemon, lime, and maraschino cherry.
Best served in a tiki mug