How to make a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster (on Earth)

We're missing more than a few ingredients on this planet to make the infamous cocktail from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy — unless someone has a reserve of Arcturan Mega-gin they're not telling us about — but this enterprising young man has concocted a recipe that may give Earthlings a semblance of the drink that tastes "like having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon, wrapped 'round a large gold brick."


Personally, I might suggest adding 1 oz of Everclear to make sure the brick part is truly represented, but to each their own.

[Via The Mary Sue]

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Sorry, this drink already exists on earth and has been available for 20 years at Zaphod's in the Byward Market in Ottawa, Ontario

Here's the recipe:


Mixing instructions:

Fill the glass, mug or whatever about 3/4 with ice. Then, add the J.D., Schnapps and Curacao. Fill up the rest of the glass with orange juice, and stir.