Radioactive Gin & Tonics

The trick behind these illuminated cocktails is tonic water: Its quinine glows bright in black light. To light up your room, buy a couple of black-light tubes (bulbs may not be bright enough) for $20 each at
radioactive gin and tonics
  • 1Servings


  • Tonic water
  • 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • Splash of lime juice


Freeze tonic water in ice cube trays. Place ice cubes in a tall glass; top with gin, 5 oz. tonic and lime juice.

To make the mummified glasses: Glue or tape one end of rolled first-aid gauze at the bottom of a straight-sided glass and wrap up, leaving a slit for eyes and room at the top for easy drinking. Affix the top end and add stick-on eyes (available at crafts stores).