Some weekends call for fuzzy socks, cozy comforters and Netflix binge-ing – but there’s no need to keep it “dry”. So we’ve rounded up various cocktail recipes in-theme with the current must-stream shows. Happy binge-ing!
Show: The Crown
Give your Netflix binge a British touch with an elevated teatime experience. Created by Seaspice’s Attila Kocsis, this posh cocktail uses Earl Grey tea, cardamom infused Bombay Gin, simple syrup and lemon juice to create a smoothly refreshing zing – pinky lifting optional.
Infuse Bombay Gin with Earl Grey Tea leaves and cardamom
1 1/2 ounces infused Gin
3/4 ounces of simple syrup
1/2 ounce of fresh lemon juice
Pour all ingredients into a tin.
Put in a cardamom.
Put brown sugar on the rim of a martini glass, garnished with a lemon twist.
Show: Santa Clarita Diet
Much like Sheila’s hunger for blood, Ron Barceló’s Serial Drinker will leave your taste buds craving more. No blood needed, just combine Ron Barceló Añejo infused with Cheerios, honey syrup and chocolate bitters to keep the thirst at bay.
2 ounces of Cheerios-infused Ron Barceló Gran Añejo
1/4 ounce honey syrup
2 dashes of Chocolate Bitters
Pour the bottle of rum out on a container and add 2 cups of Cheerios.
Let it sit for 1 day and strain back into the bottle.
Pour ingredients into a shaker.
Shake vigorously and strain in coupe glass.
Garnish with dry Cheerios skewer.
Show: Better Call Saul
Follow Saul and his gang as they deal with drug trafficking, schemes, and all around illegality with a strong, smooth sip on hand. Whip up Ron Barceló’s Stormy Daze, which takes the taste buds in a whirlwind adventure, featuring a combination of Ron Barceló Añejo, lime juice and ginger beer resulting in a fresh and zingy finish.
1 1/2 ounces Barceló Añejo
1/2 ounce lime juice
Top off with ginger beer and garnish
Add all ingredients into a shaker and shake vigorously.
Pour over crushed ice into a Collins glass.
Garnish with a lime wheel.
Show: Once Upon a Time
To aid your binge-ing of an enchanting series, Pao by Paul Qui – a restaurant known for its whimsical unicorn theme – shares its recipe for The Myth, a cocktail which fittingly comes out in a unicorn-shaped copper vessel at the restaurant. The majestic drink is made with Absolut Elyx, Cherry Heering, Coco Lopez, pineapple juice, ginger syrup, and lemon, topped with some club soda.
1 1/2 ounces Absolut Elyx
1/2 ounce Cherry Heering
1/2 ounce Coco Lopez
1/2 ounce pineapple juice
1/2 ounce ginger syrup
3/4 ounces lemon juice
Build ingredients in a shake tin and add one large scoop of crushed or pebble ice.
Whip shake back and forth. Pour into Absolut Elyx Copper Unicorn.
Top with 2 ounces of Club Soda.
For more, check out these cocktails to make while watching Game of Thrones.