Today I’m sharing some simple and fun cocktail recipes that you can make at home while you binge watch your favorite show’s this season. Netflix and chill have never been better with these cool show related drink themes to set off your night or weekend!
Netflix and Chill Themed Cocktails
These drinks are separated for beginner mixologists with a couple added at the end for those more advanced. This first drink goes right along with one of my personal favorites. I wrote about this show at the beginning of the year as it really resonated with me when setting my goals for 2018. If you’ve watched any seasons of The Crown or British shows in general, then you already know how our UK sisteren love their high tea’s.
Show: The Crown Cocktail: High Tea
Give your Netflix binge a British touch with an elevated tea time 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.
1.5 oz infused Gin
.75 oz of simple syrup
.5 oz of fresh lemon juice
Infuse Bombay Gin with Earl Grey Tea leaves and cardamom. Pour all ingredients in a tin. Shake vigorously. Pour drink into a cardamom – brown sugar rimmed martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Show: Better Call Saul Cocktail: Stormy Daze
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.
1.5 oz Barceló Añejo
.5 lime juice
Top off with ginger beer and garnish with Lime wheel.
Serve in Collins Glass.
Add all ingredients in and shake vigorously. Pour over crushed ice. Garnish with a lime wheel
You’re probably not gonna believe the secret ingredient of this next drink. Yup, and it’s not just for garnish either lol. This drink actually contains Cheerios!
Show: Santa Clarita Diet Cocktail: Serial Drinker
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 oz Cheerio Infused Ron Barceló Gran Añejo
1/4 honey syrup
2 Dashes of Chocolate Bitters
Served in Coupe Glass
Garnish: Dry Cheerios on Skewer
Pour the bottle of rum into a container and add 2 cups of Cheerios.
Let it sit for 1 day and strain back into the bottle.
Pour 2 oz of Cheerio infused Ron Barceló Gran Añejo, 1/4 honey syrup and 2 dashes of chocolate bitters in a shaker.
Shake vigorously and strain in a coupe glass. Garnish with dry cheerios skewer.
Netflix and Chill Cocktails for Advanced Mixologists
Show: Once Upon a Time Cocktail: The Myth
To aid your bingeing 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.
1.5 oz Absolut Elyx
.5 oz Cherry Heering
.5 oz Coco Lopez
.5 oz Pineapple Juice
.5 oz Ginger Syrup
.75 oz Lemon
Build in a shaker and add one large scoop of crushed or pebble ice. Whip shake back and forth. Pour into Absolut Elyx Copper Unicorn and top with 2 oz of Club Soda.
Show: Money Heist Cocktail: Blackberry “Tea-Pea”
Created by Darwish Iregui, bar director at Miami’s cocktail lounge No. 3 Social, the cocktail features sweet-meets-tarte notes as it infuses blackberries with Bombay Sapphire Gin, St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur, Butterfly Pea Tea, lime juice, simple syrup and aquafaba. The perfect cocktail for some of the action-packed bittersweet scenes on Money Heist.
1.5 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin
1 oz. St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur
0.75 oz. Butterfly Pea Tea
0.5 oz. Lime juice
0.5 oz. Simple syrup
0.75 oz. Aquafaba or egg whites (for foam)
Muddle blackberries and then add the rest of the ingredients. Dry shake and pour into a coupe. Garnish with a dehydrated butterfly pea flower.
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