Phoenix Comicon is just around the corner, and what better way to prepare for the festivities then with geek-themed drinks? From magical elixirs to radioactive spirits, geeking out over these crafty cocktails will make waiting for the Con that much easier.
THE GOBLET OF FIRE
You’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the wizarding world when this cocktail catches fire right before your eyes.
Ingredients: 1 oz vodka • 1 oz blue Curacao • 3 oz lemonade • Splash of 151 proof rum • Pinch of cinnamon
Directions: 1. Pour vodka, blue Curacao, and lemonade into a goblet-type glass. 2. Top with a splash of 151 proof rum. 3. Light on fire. 4. Add the pinch of cinnamon to the flames (cinnamon will spark). 5. Blow out flames before consuming!
Recipe courtesy of sashahalima.com
LION & THE ROSE
Geeks in the GOT fandom will love this drink inspired by the anticipated royal wedding of Joffrey Baratheon and Margaery Tyrell.
Ingredients: 35 ml gin • 25 ml Abor Gold wine • 1 tsp Rose’s lime marmalade • 1 drop rose water • 20 ml egg white
Directions: 1. Shake all the ingredients together and strain into your preferred goblet. 2. Garnish with a rose.
Recipe courtesy of buzzfeed.com
ZERO SUIT SAMUS (METROID)
Just like Samus Aran, you’ll be an invincible Galactic bounty hunter after a sip of this Metroid-themed mixture.
Ingredients: 1½ oz Hpnotiq • 1 oz Blue Curacao • ½ oz freshly squeezed orange juice • Splash of Midori • Splash of Apple Pucker • ¾ cup ice
Directions: 1. Squeeze the juice out of half an orange and use a scoop to remove the pulp, leaving you with just a clean rind. 2. Measure the juice to ½ oz and blend all ingredients together and strain into a glass. 3. Place the orange over the glass and serve.
Recipe courtesy of thedrunkenmoogle.com
SONIC SCREWDRIVER: 11TH DOCTOR EDITION
This small drink is definitely bigger on the inside. Whovians will travel through time and space after tasting this delicious shooter.
Ingredients: 1 oz Blue Curacao • 1 oz Vodka • 6 oz orange juice
Directions: 1. Measure blue Curacao, vodka and orange juice into a shaker with ice. 2. Shake and strain into a glass.
Recipe courtesy of knucklesalad.com