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Happy Halloween everybody! If you’re having a party and looking to gross out your guests, try this bloody brain shooter cocktail recipe. It uses a little lime juice to curdle some Irish cream that you apply to the shot with a straw to make brain-like strands. Add a touch of grenadine “blood” for a final touch. [Thanks, Fil!]

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • dhawktx

    We had a much simpler version in the 90s:
    A shot glass 1/2 full of peppermint schnapps
    Dribble Baileys from a foot above the shot glass.
    BRAINZ

  • Megnificent Made

    This is so creative and looks great. How does it taste?

  • jess

    Any thoughts on how to make a non-alcoholic kids version of this?

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