Thursday Night Loaded: Top 6 Post-Election Libations

A sextet of cocktails to help you cope with the shock and horror of what the election has left us.

1. What The Hell??
3/4 oz gin
3/4 oz dry vermouth
3/4 oz apricot brandy
1/4 oz fresh lemon juice
Shake well ice. Strain into a pre-chilled cocktail glass.

2. Blue Devil Cocktail
1 1/2 oz gin
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz blue curacao
Shake well with ice. Strain into pre-chilled cocktail glass.

3. Ill Liberal Cocktail
1 1/2 oz Canadian whisky
1/2 oz sweet vermouth
1/2 oz Campari
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Shake well with ice. Strain into pre-chilled cocktail glass.

4. I Don’t Care Cocktail
1 oz bourbon
1 oz creme de menthe
1/2 oz grenadine
Shake well with ice. Strain into pre-chilled cocktail glass.

5. Weep No More Cocktail
3/4 oz brandy
3/4 oz Dubonnet Red
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz maraschino liqueur
Shake well with ice. Strain into pre-chilled cocktail glass.

6. Zombie
1 oz light rum
1 oz gold rum
1 oz dark rum
1/2 oz apricot brandy
1 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz pineapple juice
1/2 oz orange juice
1/2 oz falernum
1/2 oz passion fruit nectar
Shake well with ice. Strain into pre-chilled cocktail glass. Float 1 oz 151-proof rum on top. Garnish with pineapple slice.

Author: Paul Dechene

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4 thoughts on “Thursday Night Loaded: Top 6 Post-Election Libations”

  1. Man… even zombies move… I don’t think I’ll be moving much after that…

  2. I tried anon#2. But finding something that’s both orange and fit the post-election theme was beyond me.

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