Dead Lizard

Dead Lizard recipe

Dead Lizard Ingredients


Dead Lizard Instructions

The Dead Lizard cocktail is a popular drink that combines the flavors of lime and melon with the smoothness of tequila. It is a refreshing and tropical cocktail that is perfect for summer parties and gatherings.

To make a Dead Lizard cocktail, start by filling a shaker with ice. Add 2 ounces of tequila, 1 ounce of melon liqueur, and the juice of half a lime. Shake well to combine the ingredients and strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.

Garnish with a lime twist or a melon ball, and enjoy your Dead Lizard cocktail!


Best served in a Old-Fashioned Glass.




The Dead Lizard cocktail is a classic drink that has been enjoyed by many for decades. This refreshing and tangy cocktail is perfect for those hot summer days when you need something to cool you down.

Originating in the United States, the Dead Lizard cocktail has a mysterious history that adds to its allure. Some say it was first created in New Orleans, while others claim it originated in Florida. Regardless of its origins, one thing is certain - this cocktail has stood the test of time and remains a popular choice among drinkers.

To make a Dead Lizard cocktail, you will need vodka, blue curaçao, lime juice, and lemon-lime soda. The combination of these ingredients creates a vibrant blue-green color that is sure to catch your eye. Simply mix the vodka, blue curaçao, and lime juice together in a shaker with ice until well combined. Then strain into a glass filled with ice and top off with lemon-lime soda.

The result is a deliciously refreshing drink that packs quite a punch! The citrus flavors from the lime juice and lemon-lime soda pair perfectly with the smoothness of the vodka and the sweetness of the blue curaçao. It's no wonder why this cocktail has remained popular throughout the years.

Whether you're enjoying it at home or out on the town, be sure to give the Dead Lizard cocktail a try next time you're looking for something new to sip on. Its unique flavor profile and intriguing history are sure to make it one of your go-to drinks for years to come!


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