10 Cocktails With Funny Animal Names

Celebrate with something a little different from the traditional Corona or margarita. Try a Love Bird, a Pink Squirrel, a Barking Spider or one of seven other funny-named cocktails.

By Meaghan Cameron from readersdigest.com
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Salty Chihuahua
1 shot tequila
grapefruit juice
1 dash salt

Pour tequila over ice in a cocktail glass. Fill with grapefruit juice and add a dash of salt.

Rooster Tail
1 shot Jose Cuervo® Especial gold tequila
1 shot orange juice
1 shot tomato juice
1 dash salt

Lick hand, add salt, and lick salt. Consume quickly as shots, in order; Jose Cuervo, orange juice, and tomato juice.

Barking Spider
1 1/2 oz Tarantula Azul Tequila
1 1/2 oz Blue Curacao liqueur
3/4 oz Bacardi® 151 rum
1 dash triple sec
1 dash sweet and sour mix
1 splash orange juice

Serve over ice in a collins glass, or blend for a frozen version of this drink.

Trojan Horse
1/2 pint Guinness® stout
1/2 pint Coca-Cola®

Mix coke and Guinness in a pint glass.

Pink Squirrel
1 oz creme de noyaux
1 tbsp white creme de cacao
1 tbsp light cream

Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.

Tiger Paw
2 oz citrus vodka
2 oz lemon juice
1 tbsp sugar
ice
fill with orange soda

Add vodka, lemon juice, ice, and sugar in a mixing glass and shake. Pour into a cup and add orange soda. Stir.

Flaming Giraffe
2 oz Kahlua® coffee liqueur
1 oz butterscotch schnapps
1 oz 151 proof rum

Pour kahlua first into a double shot glass. Add one ounce of butterscotch schnapps. Float 151 proof rum on top and set on fire. Blow out before drinking.

Love Birds
1 1/2 oz vodka
2 oz sweet and sour mix
1 dash dark rum
1/2 oz grenadine syrup

Pour the vodka, sour mix, dark rum and grenadine into an old-fashioned glass filled with crushed or shaven ice. Garnish with a maraschino cherry, and serve.

Funky Monkey
1 oz Mount Gay® Barbados rum
1 oz creme de bananes
5/8 oz dark creme de cacao
3 oz coconut milk
1 banana
coconut flakes

Blend with ice until smooth. Pour into a hurricane glass and garnish with coconut flakes.

Red Dragon's Breath
1 shot DeKuyper® Hot Damn cinnamon schnapps
1 shot whiskey

Mix in a shot glass, and serve.

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