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Dead Bastard Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Dead Bastard, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Brandy, Bourbon, Gin, Rum, Lime Juice, Bitters, Ginger Ale, or Ice, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Dead Bastard Cocktail Description

The Dead Bastard falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Any Glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Experience the craftsmanship behind the Dead Bastard, a symphony of 8 ingredients such as Brandy, Bourbon, Gin, Rum, Lime juice, Bitters, Ginger ale, Ice. It’s a blend that transcends the ordinary, taking you on a journey of sensory delight. Explore related masterpieces like Alaska Cocktail, Gumbys’ Ruby Red, Bushwacker #5 to continue this journey.

Dead Bastard Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Dead Bastard, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 oz Brandy
  • 1 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Rum
  • 1/2 oz Lime juice
  • 1 dash Bitters
  • 1 oz Ginger ale
  • Ice
  • 30 ml Brandy
  • 30 ml Bourbon
  • 30 ml Gin
  • 30 ml Rum
  • 15 ml Lime juice
  • 1 dash Bitters
  • 30 ml Ginger ale
  • Ice

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Dead Bastard Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Dead Bastard cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by gently stirring the following ingredients: 1 oz Brandy, 1 oz Bourbon, 1 oz Gin, 1 oz Rum, 1/2 oz Lime juice, 1 dash Bitters, 1 oz Ginger ale, Ice. Once blended to perfection, pour into the a suitable glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Dead Bastard Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
800.0 0.0 200.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Dead Bastard are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Dead Bastard Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Brandy, Bourbon, Gin, Rum, Lime Juice, Bitters, Ginger Ale, and Ice.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Dead Bastard.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Dead Bastard cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Brandy 500 times 3.06%
Bourbon 121 times 0.74%
Gin 1429 times 8.74%
Rum 463 times 2.83%
Lime Juice 1003 times 6.13%
Bitters 222 times 1.36%
Ginger Ale 338 times 2.07%
Ice 1085 times 6.64%

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Dead Bastard FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Dead Bastard Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Dead Bastard.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Dead Bastard?
  • A: The ingredients include Brandy, Bourbon, Gin, Rum, Lime Juice, Bitters, Ginger Ale, and Ice, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Dead Bastard cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Any Glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 1088 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 6.65% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Dead Bastard cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Dead Bastard is the perfect addition to any occasion.