Sip on the Afterlife Crafting the Handbook for the Recently Deceased Cocktail
If you’re a fan of Tim Burton’s iconic 1988 dark comedy “Beetlejuice,” you know that the “Handbook for the Recently Deceased” is a guidebook for those navigating the complex terrain of the afterlife. But what if this legendary book was also the inspiration for a delicious cocktail? You don’t have to say “Beetlejuice” three times to make this intriguing libation appear; just gather a few high-quality ingredients and your best cocktail shaker.
The bourbon gives it a robust foundation, while the Falernum adds a touch of the exotic—perfect for a drink inspired by a film as otherworldly as “Beetlejuice.” The bitters add complexity, and the prosecco offers a fizzy finish that will awaken your senses, much like the film itself.
This cocktail is not only a homage to the movie but also a sophisticated drink that can serve as a conversation starter at any gathering. Imagine serving this at a Halloween party or a “Beetlejuice”-themed event; the flavors are as complex and layered as the film’s rich storyline. So why wait for the afterlife to start enjoying yourself? The “Handbook for the Recently Deceased” cocktail is a little piece of cinematic history you can savor today.