when we listen Coca growerthe beloved South American-inspired botanical spirit, was creating a special edition bottle to commemorate the RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness series, we were very excited to see it. Naturally, we were curious about how this collaboration came to be, so we went straight to the source and chatted with the team at Cocalero to find out the inspiration behind the creation, as well as hooking you up with some cocktail recipes that are sure to quench the thirst of even the the toughest of the T-Virus walking dead.
What made you want to collaborate with demonic resident?
Who wouldn’t want to work with one of the most successful game franchises in history! We also believe that the brands work well together and attract a very similar audience. This international collaboration actually started as a local collaboration in Japan, where demonic resident It is known as Biological risk. The success of this initial partnership opened up the opportunity to expand the launch globally and we welcome the opportunity with open arms!
Can you tell us about what went into the design of the DEMON RESIDENT: infinite darkness bottle?
We have the world class Bold Studios design team working on our brand, and this was a challenge that really excited them! They carried out extensive research on the demonic resident brand along with RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness series and blended these elements with our core Cocalero design. We are very proud of the result and have been complimented by consumers on the package ever since we launched it.
The color makes it quite perfect for a zombie inspired spirit. What are some of your favorite cocktails to make with Cocalero? and is there one in particular demonic residentInspired recipes you can share with us?
Thanks, we love the color! Cokeman’s hue not only matches the zombie theme, but also reflects the color of the green healing/power-boosting herb found in the demonic resident games.
As for cocktail inspiration, Cocalero has some beloved signature builds, as well as cocktails designed specifically for the DEMON RESIDENT: infinite darkness collaboration. Let’s start with some recipes meant to be combined with the demonic resident theme.
A creamy, tangy drink sure to take the pain out of a T-Virus outbreak.
2 oz Classic Coke
4 oz pineapple juice (or lemonade)
1 ounce of orange juice
1 oz cream of coconut
Add all ingredients to a mixing tin filled with ice.
Shake vigorously and pour into a coupe.
Top with freshly grated nutmeg.
Energetic and a bit sweet, this one will send you somewhere enchanting when the skies are grey.
1 oz classic cocalero, cold
Float an ounce of Cocalero over a glass of ginger beer and ice.
Decorate with fresh mint.
acid in the wound
Just what happens when a little lemon juice gets into your zombie bite!
2 oz Classic Coke
4 ounce lemonade
.5 oz grenadine
Fill a glass with ice.
Pour in the lemonade and coke and stir.
Drizzle grenadine down the inside of the glass and garnish with a cherry.
And here is a sample of some more classic builds:
Our improvement on the classic perennial.
1.5 ounce Premium Tequila
1 oz fresh lime juice
simple syrup to taste
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
Add ice and shake vigorously.
Strain over fresh ice and garnish with a lime wedge.
When you need a quick energy boost. (Each bottle purchase comes with its own Signature CocaBomb™ Cup!)
Fill the bottom chamber of the Signature CocaBomb™ Cup with your favorite blender or energy drink.
Place a layer of cold Cocalero on top.
Take it and go back to killing zombies (or whatever you want) with renewed vigor!
Click here to visit the Cocalero store and grab your own limited edition bottle of Cocalero X DEMON RESIDENT: infinite darkness. *Sponsored by Cocalero.