This Halloween edition of the Friday Drink Special is terrifying because it threatens to turn you into its namesake, the Zombie. A classic cocktail, the Zombie is believed to have been created by a bartender in the 1930s to bring back a bar patron from the dead (a.k.a. a terrible hangover). But be warned: If you put back too many of these you will have a hangover so wicked the hair of the dog might not even do the trick the next morning.

The Zombie is made with not one, not two, not three, but four types of rum — including the highly flammable 151-proof. Some people like to set this drink on fire after topping it off with the 151, but I say it doesn’t need to be any more incendiary than it already is.

The Zombie
1/2 ounce white rum
1 1/2 ounces golden rum
1 ounce dark rum
1 ounce lime juice
1 ounce pineapple juice
1 teaspoon powdered or superfine sugar
1/2 ounce 151-proof rum
Lime wheel for garnish
Mint for garnish
Torch, if you’re brave

Glassware: Collins glass

Method: Add the white, golden, and dark rum to a cocktail shaker with the lime juice, pineapple juice, and powdered sugar. Add a handful of ice, shake, and strain into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Top off with the 151-proof rum garnish and try to enjoy.