Fear and Loathing Cocktail


Fear and Loathing Cocktail

Inspired by the spirit of Fear and Loathing in , a classic book of gonzo journalism from Hunter S. Thompson. This drink captures the wild spirit of the book with bold flavors and a touch of unpredictability.

  • Author: Portia Jameson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 glass 1x
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Units Scale

1. 1 1/2 oz mezcal (for the smoky flavor)
2. 1 oz grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)
3. 1/2 oz juice (freshly squeezed)
4. 1/2 oz agave nectar or simple syrup
5. A pinch of salt
6. 1 oz club soda
7. Grapefruit twist and a sprig of rosemary for garnish


1. In the shaker, combine mezcal, grapefruit juice, lime juice, agave nectar or simple syrup, and a pinch of salt.
2. Add ice cubes to the shaker.
3. Shake well until the mixture is chilled.
4. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
5. Top off with club soda.
6. Stir gently to mix.
7. Garnish with a grapefruit twist and a sprig of rosemary.
8. Serve immediately and dive into the wild flavors of the Fear and Loathing cocktail!



  • Calories: 150-170 calories

Keywords: cocktail, fear and loathing in las vegas

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