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Black-Cherry Zombie

Black vodka provides the spooky color in this grown-up twist on a Shirley Temple.

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  • Servings: 6
Black-Cherry Zombie

Photography: Nick & Chloe

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2012


  • 18 ounces black vodka
  • 3 ounces fresh lime juice (from 3 limes)
  • Ice cubes
  • 36 ounces sparkling black-cherry soda (preferably Boylan)
  • 6 maraschino cherries, for garnish


  1. Stir together vodka and lime juice. Fill six 8-ounce glasses with ice cubes, and divide vodka mixture among them. Top with soda, and garnish with cherries.


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