Glowing and Flaming Cocktails

Easy and Safe Exotic Drinks

These drinks flame and glow in the dark.
These drinks flame and glow in the dark. The fire is from igniting 151 rum on the surface of the drink. The glow comes from safe fluorescent chemicals in the cocktails. Anne Helmenstine

These drink recipes are for easy glowing and flaming cocktails. The cocktails get their effect from safe chemicals found in ingredients you'll find in your kitchen or bar.

Glowing Cocktails

  • tonic water (containing quinine) - bright blue
  • energy drinks containing B vitamins - bright fluorescent yellow or sometimes green
  • crushed B vitamins - yellow glow
  • chlorophyll - deep blood red glow

Colored Flames

Flaming Cocktails

See a video of the flaming and glowing cocktails.