Drinks from the Top Shelf!

Our private list of (occasionally) tasty cocktails.

MistReborn

MistReborn

Alright, so this is another twist on Elend's Signature drink by PJ called "The Deposed King" originally. Check that out below or above, depending on how this sorts.

That said; Build this cocktail first by rinsing your glass with absinthe, and then throw it out. In a mixing glass, add bourbon, Rye, Hib. Liqueur, Simple, and stir w/ ice. Strain, serve up, dash bitters, twist of lemon to garnish. Bam!

That said, PJ plans on making another iteration of this drink, as it's still just a little bit too sweet. Next iteration coming soon.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Bourbon
  • 1.5 oz Rye
  • .75 oz Hibiscus Liqueur
  • .75 Rosemary Simple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Peyshauds Bitters
  • Absinthe Rinse
  • Twist

Author: PJ Heller

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Bourbon Rye

Elend's Sacrifice

Elend's Sacrifice

A cocktail inspired by Elend's trust in Vin, I'm asking you to trust me here. Add all ingredients, shake with crushed ice, double strained, served over other crushed ice. Garnished with a lemon twist. Photo back drop created by the Illustrious PB Doodles on Instagram!

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 Oz Jamaican Rum
  • 1 Oz Aged Rum
  • 2 Oz Pineapple Juice
  • .25 Oz Green Chartreuse
  • .5 Oz Orgeat
  • .75 Oz Lemon
  • .25 Oz Grenadine
  • 3 Dashes Ango Bitters

Author: Krossland Shaw

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Rum

Rye Maple Old Fashioned

Rye Maple Old Fashioned

A twist on the Old Fashioned.

After learning there was a new distillery coming to town, I immediately wanted to feature their rye in a cocktail for the show.

If I were to do things a bit differently, I'd cut the maple syrup to 1/4oz, and make sure I had oranges to express and garnish with a swath.

Ingredients:

  • 3oz Stearns American Avon Rye
  • 1/2oz pure Maple Syrup
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters
  • Cocktail Cherry garnish

Author: PJ Heller

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Rye

Ladrian Soother v1

Ladrian Soother v1

A vodka, ginger, rosemary sour. I think there are some improvements that can be made, so there may be a version 2 coming soon. This is very light, yet complex and layered, with the prevailing taste evolving through each sip.

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Reyka Vodka
  • 1oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 1/2oz Rosemary Simple Syrup
  • Lemon swath garnish
  • Rosemary sprig garnish

Author: PJ Heller

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vodka Ginger Liqueur

Stimpak

Stimpak

A craft-able cocktail from the Fallout Universe. Created by How 2 Drink

This shot is actually very easy to make. The hardest part might be making the ginger simple syrup which just takes about an hour and lasts for quite a while. How 2 Drink has a great video on the process. The video on actually making the shot is just a drunken tirade on the merits of Fallout 1 and 2, which I am here for.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. -or- 30 ml. Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz. -or- 30 ml. Ginger Syrup
  • 1 oz. -or- 30 ml. Vodka
  • .25 oz. -or- 8 ml. Suze

Author: Tim Olson

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vodka Gentian Liqueur

Dirty Wastelander

Dirty Wastelander

A craft-able cocktail from the Fallout Universe. Created by How 2 Drink

This is fantastic an very involved. Bake a fucking apple! Core the apple. Fill with nutmeg, cinamon, brown sugar, and butter. Slam it into a shaker! Add 4-5 black berries, crushed ice, 4oz of Irish Whiskey. Double strain into a concentrate. Pour 1/2 concentrate into glass, fill with a craft cola!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Whole Baked Apple
  • 4 to 6 Blackberries
  • 4 oz. -or- 120 ml. Irish Whiskey
  • Shake like crazy with ice
  • Top with Cola (Ideally, Nuka.)

Author: Tim Olson

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Port Lemonade

Port Lemonade

A light, refreshing, fruity, wonderfully surprising cocktail. I've never had this before, but it will absolutely become a regular cocktail in my personal rotation.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5oz Port
  • 1.5oz Vodka
  • 3oz Lemon Juice
  • .75oz Simple Syrup

Author: PJ Heller

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vodka port

Lavender Rosemary Gimlet

Lavender Rosemary Gimlet

Obviously if you have a lavender plant, you need to photograph this drink sitting within it. Sweet, spicy, gin-y limey deliciousness. Shake and garnished with lime wheel and sprigs of rosemary and lavender.

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Gin
  • 3/4oz Lime Juice
  • 1/2oz Rosemary Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 sprig Rosemary
  • 1/2 sprig Lavender
  • lime wedge garnish

Author: PJ Heller

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Gin

Corpse Reviver #2

Corpse Reviver #2

A sweet, fruity, herbal cocktail. Originally created as a "hangover cure," hence the name. Rinse the glass with a small amount of absinth and pour the shaken drink into the glass. Garnish with the lemon twist.

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Cointreau
  • 1 part Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 part Lemon Juice
  • Absinthe Rinse
  • lemon twist garnish

Author: PJ Heller

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Triple Sec Absinthe sweet vermouth

Zolodone

Zolodone

Based on the apathy-inducing drug. Kross asked me to create this based on the feeling of numbness that occurs after consumption. So I just put a bunch of absinthe in a measuring cup, added a couple drops of lime juice and simple syrup, and made sure I had the lime in hand to suck on after taking this shot. I do not recommend this. Add more sugar, or do something else entirely.

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot Absinthe
  • Little bit of simple syrup
  • Little bit of lime juice

Author: PJ Heller

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Absinthe

Big Prez

Big Prez

A play on the El Presidente, subbing in Puerto rican rum. Typical El Presidente ratios, a couple of swaps- you'll love it. Especially if you pour yourself a double (like they did!)

Ingredients:

  • 1.5oz Puerto Rican Rum
  • Triple Sec
  • Dry Vermouth
  • Orange Bitters
  • Orange Peel to garnish

Authored by Guest: Mathr from Hail Reaper

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Rum Triple Sec Dry Vermouth

Philip's Gin and Tonic

Philip's Gin and Tonic

A regular Gin and Tonic, which we may have covered here before, but this well presented.

Authored by Guest: Philip from Hail Reaper

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Gin

Vesper Martini

Vesper Martini

James Bond's signature martini. Shaken and strained into a Martini Glass

Ingredients:

  • 3oz Gordon's Gin
  • 1oz Kettle One Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Cocchi Americano
  • Lemon Peel Garnish

Authored by Guest: Jeremy from Hail Reaper

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vodka Gin

Rim Juice

Rim Juice

An acid green, deliciously sweet, melon-y cocktail.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5oz Midori
  • 1.5oz Cointreau
  • 1.5oz Lemon Juice
  • Cocktail Cherry Garnish

Author: PJ Heller

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Triple Sec midori

Matteo's Kiss

Matteo's Kiss

Named by @bighankross on Instagram. Created without rhyme or reason by PJ. Kinda like a whiskey sour, but fruitier.

2oz rye 1oz Chambord 0.5oz Rosemary simple syrup 4 dashes orange bitters Juice of 1 lime Egg white Shaken, Garnished with cocktail cherries and lime wedge.

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Rye
  • 1oz Chambord
  • 0.5oz Rosemary Simple Syrup
  • 4 Dashes Orange Bitters
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 1 Egg White
  • Cocktail Cherries and Lime Wedge

Author: PJ Heller

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Rye Chambord