Alien Secretion

Inspired by "District 9"

Succumb to the alien sting with this infectiously delicious cocktail. Break through the alien skin to expose the foaming texture below. Look carefully; the green secretion lurking in the cocktail could speed up this deadly transformation.

Alien Secretion Cocktail Recipe

Level of Difficulty: Moderate



  • narrow-mouth double old fashion glass (or shot glass)
  • 2 oz Coconut Rum
  • 4 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 1 tbsp. Midori

Alien Skin

  • 1 oz plain gelatin (four .5 oz packages)
  • 1 cup of coconut rum (cold)
  • 1 cup of pineapple juice (cold)
  • 2 cups of water (boiling)


The Drink

  1. Mix rum and pineapple juice with ice in a shaker, shake until cold and foamy.
  2. Pour into a tall narrow-mouthed glass until almost full, using the back edge of a spoon, gently pour the Midori into the glass so it sinks below the foamed pineapple juice creating a green lower layer.
  3. Seal with alien skin gelatin disc.

Alien Skin

  1. Combine rum and pineapple juice and sprinkle gelatin over cold mixture and let set for a few minutes.
  2. Add boiling water and stir until fully dissolved (5 mins.)
  3. Pour into shallow flat bottom glass pans 1/4 in thick.
  4. Chill overnight.
  5. Place pan of set gelatin in hot water for a few seconds to loosen from the edges and invert onto a plate lined with wax paper.
  6. Cut into circles slightly larger than the mouth of the glass. Store in refrigerator on trays lined with wax paper until use.