Alien Secretion Cocktail Recipe

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Alcohol %:20

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Nic Polotnianko

I fell in love with the art of mixology 6 years ago. Since then, I've honed my skills, crafting a myriad of cocktail recipes, and sharing my passion with other enthusiasts.

Last Updated: January 7, 2024


The Alien Secretion is a fun and fruity cocktail that is sure to get the party started. Its vibrant green color and sweet, tropical flavor make it a hit at any gathering. The origin of the Alien Secretion is a bit of a mystery, but it's believed to have been created in the 1980s during the height of the 'alien invasion' pop culture craze. It's a favorite among those who enjoy sweet, fruity cocktails and is perfect for those who are new to the world of mixology.

How Alien Secretion Tastes?

The Alien Secretion is a sweet and tangy cocktail with a tropical twist. The combination of pineapple juice, melon liqueur, and coconut rum creates a refreshing and fruity flavor that is both sweet and slightly tart. The cocktail is light and easy to drink, making it a perfect choice for a summer party or beachside gathering.

Interesting facts about Alien Secretion

  • The Alien Secretion is known for its vibrant green color, which is achieved by using melon liqueur.
  • Despite its unusual name, the Alien Secretion is a sweet and fruity cocktail that is very popular at parties.
  • The Alien Secretion is often served in a highball glass, but can also be served as a shot for a quick and fun party starter.


Melon Liqueur

The vibrant green hue and sweet melon flavor of 1 oz of melon liqueur infuse our Alien Secretion cocktail with its intergalactic charm. Just the right dose for a taste of the cosmos without being abducted by sweetness. If you use more, your cocktail could end up tasting like a sugar drone, less and you might not even detect the melon tractor beam pulling you in!

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Pineapple Juice

Adding 1 oz of pineapple juice gives the cocktail a tropical twist and a bit of acidity to balance the sweetness of our melon cosmic nectar. Without it, you'd miss out on the tropi-cool vibe, and the drink would be less refreshing. An equivalent amount of another citrus juice, such as orange or lime, could substitute but would alter the tropical landscape of our alien-inspired libation.

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Coconut Rum

1 oz of coconut rum brings the beachy, suntanned quality to the mix, lubricating the gears of this lush and exotic potion. Without it, the cocktail could end up floating in space without a flavor command module. Alternately, you could reach for a vanilla-flavored or spiced rum for a different twist on our galactic groove but expect a less tropical and more earthbound flavor profile.

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Recipe. How to make Alien Secretion Drink

  1. Fill a shaker with ice.

  2. Add 1 oz of melon liqueur, 1 oz of pineapple juice, and 1 oz of coconut rum to the shaker.

  3. Shake well until the outside of the shaker becomes frosty.

  4. Strain the cocktail into a highball glass filled with ice.

  5. Garnish with a slice of pineapple or a cherry.

Pro Tips

  • Make sure to shake the cocktail well to ensure that all the flavors are well combined.
  • Serve the Alien Secretion in a chilled glass to keep it cool for longer.
  • Garnish with a slice of pineapple or a cherry to add a pop of color and a touch of sweetness.

Perfect Pairings


  • Coconut shrimp: The sweet and tropical flavors of the cocktail complement the sweetness of the shrimp and the crispy coconut coating.
  • Spring rolls with sweet and sour sauce: The refreshing qualities of the Alien Secretion are a great match for light appetizers, and the sweet and sour notes of the sauce will resonate with the cocktail’s fruity flavors.

Main Courses

  • Grilled chicken with pineapple salsa: The pineapple in both the dish and the cocktail will harmonize, while the grill flavor adds depth.
  • Fish tacos with mango salsa: The sweet, tropical nature of the cocktail works well with seafood, and the mango can play nicely alongside the melon and coconut notes.


  • Key lime pie: The citrusy, tart flavors of the pie will contrast and enhance the sweet, fruity notes of the Alien Secretion.
  • Pineapple upside-down cake: This dessert will echo and reinforce the pineapple juice in the cocktail.

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What you could change in Alien Secretion

  • Melon Liqueur: You can substitute the melon liqueur with another fruity liqueur if you prefer. A good option would be a raspberry or strawberry liqueur.
  • Coconut Rum: If you're not a fan of coconut, you can substitute the coconut rum with a white rum.

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Green Galaxy

  • Ingredients: 1 oz Midori, 1 oz kiwi juice, 1 oz white rum, 1 splash of blue curaçao
  • Recipe: Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. This version will have a brilliant green color with an exotic kiwi twist.
  • Taste change: Less coconut sweet, more fresh fruit-centric, alongside a subtle hint of citrus from the blue curaçao.

Cosmic Sunrise

  • Ingredients: 1 oz melon liqueur, 1 oz peach nectar, 1 oz white rum, 1 dash grenadine
  • Recipe: Shake melon liqueur, peach nectar, and rum. Strain into an ice-filled glass, then add grenadine and watch it sunrise through the cocktail.
  • Taste change: Peach replaces pineapple for a softer sweetness, and grenadine adds a sunrise gradient plus a touch of tartness.

Intergalactic Pina Colada

  • Ingredients: 1 oz melon liqueur, 1 oz cream of coconut, 1 oz rum, pineapple juice for topping
  • Recipe: Blend with ice until smooth and serve in a hurricane glass with a pineapple wedge.
  • Taste change: A creamier, more indulgent riff on the original, with coconut's creamy texture turning it into a dessert-like drink.

In case you forgot basics how to make Alien Secretion

Add your ingredients to the shaker first, then ice. Fill it up to ¾ of its capacity to ensure enough space for shaking. Hold the shaker with both hands (one on the top and one on the bottom) and shake vigorously. The shake should come from your shoulders, not your wrists.

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Place your chosen strainer on top of the shaker or mixing glass, ensuring a secure fit. Pour the cocktail into a glass through the strainer, which will catch solid ingredients and ice. If double straining, hold the fine mesh strainer between the shaker and the glass.

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Garnishing a bar drink depends on the type of garnish and the cocktail. Generally, it involves preparing the garnish (like cutting a citrus wheel or picking a sprig of mint), and then adding it to the drink in a visually appealing way (like perching it on the rim or floating it on top).

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Frequently Asked Questions on Alien Secretion

Why is it called Alien Secretion?

The origin of the name Alien Secretion isn't well known, but it's speculated that it might have something to do with the cocktail's unusual, vibrant green color and its creation during the peak of the alien invasion pop culture of the 1980s.

Who typically enjoys the Alien Secretion?

The sweet and tangy tropical flavors of the Alien Secretion make it a favorite among those who have a preference for fruity cocktails. Its unique color and taste also attract those who are looking for something different to try.

What is the best occasion to serve Alien Secretion?

Its tropical taste and vibrant color make Alien Secretion an excellent cocktail for summer parties, beachside gatherings or tropical themed parties. It is also a fun choice for Halloween parties because of its unique color and name.

What other garnishing can be used for Alien Secretion?

In addition to garnishing with a slice of pineapple or a cherry, one can also use a slice of melon or a tropical umbrella for an extra festive touch.

Can I use fresh pineapple juice instead of canned?

Yes, fresh pineapple juice can be used in place of canned. It will enhance the freshness and tropical flavor of the cocktail.

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