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Zipper Head Drink

Originally Posted On June 2, 2023 and Last Updated On

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Our Zipper Head Drink or Shot Recipe!

The Zipper Head drink is a cocktail or a shot depending on what bar glass type you decide to use with it. that has been around for many years. It is a simple yet delicious drink that is perfect for any occasion and only has three ingredients, Chambord raspberry liqueur, vodka, and soda water.

zipperhead drink

Zipper Head Drink

Yield: 1 Drink
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

This is a very simple drink recipe and is primarily made with Chambord raspberry liqueur.


  • 1 oz. Chambord raspberry liqueur
  • 1 oz. Vodka
  • Lemon-lime soda or club soda/carbonated water


  1. Grab a rocks glass and fill with ice.
  2. Add 1 oz. of Chambord raspberry liqueur and 1 oz. of vodka to the glass.
  3. Top off the drink with soda water, or lemon-lime soda if you want something sweeter.
  4. Serve!


For a shot, just adjust the measurements. There is no garnish for this, although I think one or two fresh raspberries could make it look a lot nicer.

Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Serving Size 3 ounces
Amount Per Serving Calories 150Carbohydrates 14gSugar 14g

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Interesting Notes on Each Ingredient:

  • Chambord raspberry liqueur: This is a French liqueur that is made from raspberries, blackberries, and other fruits. It has a sweet and fruity taste that is perfect for cocktails.
  • Vodka: This is a clear distilled spirit that is made from grains or potatoes. It has a neutral taste that makes it perfect for mixing with other ingredients.
  • Lemon-lime soda or club soda/carbonated water: This adds a sparkling and refreshing taste to the drink.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 150
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Sugar: 14 g

Glass and Garnish:

Serve the Zipper Head Shot in a shot glass. No garnish is needed.

Tips for Making This Recipe:

  • Use chilled ingredients to make the drink more refreshing.
  • Adjust the amount of soda water to your liking.
  • For a sweeter drink, use lemon-lime soda instead of club soda/carbonated water.

Similar Drinks with Similar Ingredients:

  1. Raspberry Margarita – The Raspberry Margarita is a twist on the classic margarita that uses raspberry puree to add a fruity flavor.
  2. Raspberry Bellini – The Raspberry Bellini is a refreshing cocktail that combines raspberry puree with champagne.
  3. French Martini – The French Martini is a classic cocktail that uses Chambord raspberry liqueur and vodka, similar to the Zipper Head drink.
  4. Raspberry Collins – The Raspberry Collins is a fresh and fruity cocktail that is similar to a Tom Collins, but with raspberry puree added.
  5. Raspberry Daiquiri – The Raspberry Daiquiri is a classic cocktail that uses raspberry puree to add a fruity flavor to the rum-based drink.

About the Author

  • Bill Allen

    I'm Bill Allen, the guy behind this site. I've been a bartender, bar owner and sitting on both sides of a bar for almost 35 years, so I have some experience in the whole mixology scene. And now I'm just building out my site with as much helpful content as I can share with you. Allen Bill

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