The Left Shark

Ingredients

  1. 2 ounces light rum
  2. 1 ounce lime juice
  3. ¾ ounce maraschino cherry juice
  4. 1 maraschino cherry, for garnish
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How to Make It

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice. Shake vigorously, then strain into a coupe or stemmed cocktail glass. Garnish with the cherry and enjoy.

Why We Like It

The biggest winner of last Sunday’s Super Bowl wasn’t Tom Brady, or even the owner of the New England Patriots. The real hero was a backup dancer for Katy Perry. Bryan Gaw, the man known primarily as “the Left Shark,” earned Internet fame this week for his erratic dance moves while wearing a shark costume during Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime performance. The Left Shark has inspired GIFs, memes, and even a tattoo. Now, the Left Shark has a namesake cocktail. It tastes a little like a daiquiri, a lot like a cherry limeade, and exactly like a teenage dream (disclaimer: it’s for adults only).

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