14. Revisiting Romero

Cat needed a Romero education - with his passing, there's no better time than the present.

Cocktail Concoction: Original Zombie

Combine the following in an electric blender:

.75oz Fresh lime juice

.5oz Falernum (Recipe here)

1.5oz Gold Rum (Bacardi)

1.5oz Dark Rum (Myers/Kraken)

1oz 151 proof Rum

.5oz Don’s mix (2 parts fresh grapefruit juice, 1 part cinnamon simple syrup)

1 tsp Grenadine

6 drops Pernod

Dash of Angostura bitters

6oz Crushed ice

Blend for no more than 5 seconds and pour into a tall glass. Fill with ice.

Cat had not watched Night of the Living Dead in its entirety until podcast prep! Given that Romero is seen as the father of the modern zombie, it's only fitting that the cocktail to accompany this episode is a recreation of the original Zombie Punch from 1934. The story behind this cocktail is pretty fascinating... if you're interested you can read about it here

So tune in as Matt and Cat talk Romero, historical context, Night of the Living Dead and Knightriders! Also, at the end of the episode we talk about our first time checking out the Portland area's Coffin Cruisers club.