Recipe courtesy of John Green

The Lab Rack

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 cocktails
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The Blood Count:

1 ounce Bloody Mary mix

1 ounce vodka 

The Electron:

1 ounce silver rum

1/2 ounce blue curacao 

Splash lemon-lime soda 

The Experiment:

3/4 ounce peach schnapps

3/4 ounce Irish cream liqueur 

Dash grenadine


1 ounce gin

1 ounce grapefruit juice 


Special equipment:
Four 7/8-ounce test tubes, 1 small beaker
  1. For the blood count: Combine the Bloody Mary mix and vodka in a test tube. Set the test tube in a beaker.
  2. For the electron: Combine the rum, curacao and soda in a second test tube. Transfer the test tube to the beaker.
  3. For the experiment: Pour the peach schnapps into a third test tube. Add the Irish cream liqueur and grenadine. Transfer the test tube to the beaker.
  4. For the oxygen: Pour the gin and grapefruit juice into a fourth test tube. Set the test tube in the beaker.
  5. Serve the beaker. The Lab Rack is intended as a shareable cocktail.

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