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Icrontic Mixology

LincLinc BardDetroit, MI Icrontian
edited Jul 2011 in Food & Drink
Post your favorite mixed drinks here; bonus points for originality.


Water Moccasin (pigflipper)
  • Crown whiskey
  • peach schnapps
  • sour mix
  • Mix (equal parts) until it frothes, then pour.
Of Icrontic LAN/Expo fame.


Retarded Tigers (pigflipper)
  • 8oz beer (lager or malt liquor preferred)
  • 1/2 shot of sour
  • Drop in shot of spiced rum and chug
Another ICHQ favorite.


Tuesday Night Special (Lincoln)
  • Double shot of rasberry vodka
  • Quadruple shot of Blue Hawaiian schnapps (or any "tropical" flavor)
  • Dash of cranberry juice
  • Fill with OJ
Suggest picking a cutoff point before you start.


Fuzzy Pissbomb (Jokke)
  • Mountain Dew
  • peach schnapps
Check your blood sugar levels before and after.
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  • LincLinc Bard Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Jun 2009
    Guaranteed-awesome jello shots:

    To make Jello (small box), you heat 1 cup water to dissolve it, then add 1 cup of cold water before putting it in the fridge.

    For the alcoholic version, substitute the 1 cup of cold water with 1/2 cup flavored vodka and 1/2 cup any schnapps or triple sec. Mix and match flavors using common sense and it'll come out great every time.

    Also, recommend doing it in ice cube trays for 2 reasons: First, you can fit WAY more in the fridge in less space. Second, it's more fun to pass out the spoons and pass trays around the room. It turns it into a group event rather than something people grab out of the fridge like a drink. :)


    Some suggested flavors to mix-and-match:

    Jello
    • cherry
    • orange
    • strawberry
    • strawberry banana
    • mixed berry
    • mixed fruit
    Vodka
    • Smirnoff Rasberry (my standard selection)
    • Smirnoff Cranberry
    • Smirnoff Orange
    • Smirnoff (regular)
    Schnapps, etc
    • Blue Hawaiian (or any tropical)
    • peach schnapps
    • Blackhaus (blackberry) (my favorite)
    • Triple sec
  • poofiepoofie Baltimore, MD Icrontian
    edited Jun 2009
    i'm an old lady, i love Manhattans... i realize they're not for everyone, but here's how i prefer mine, which is a slight deviation over the classic recipe:

    4 parts bourbon or rye whiskey
    (i like Knob Creek, Bookers, Pikesville Rye for the OG Balmer flavor, or Old Potrero by Anchor Steam if i wasn't poor)
    1 part Sweet Vermouth
    3 dashes bitters
    (i prefer blood orange bitters)
    2 cherries for garnish

    you're supposed to either shake and serve in a martini-type cocktail glass, or stir with ice, i usually make mine on the rocks because i'm clumsy and will spill out of those stupid tall glasses. i like crushed ice for mouth feel.
  • fatcatfatcat Mizzou Icrontian
    edited Jun 2009
    Vesper Martini

    -3 measures of Gordon's Gin
    -1 measure of vodka
    -1/2 measure Kina Lillet dry vermouth
    -lemon peel for garnish

    never had one. but I want to try one bad.

    The Dry Martini's Novak and I had in Vegas were killer awesome.
    Karma
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    edited Jun 2009
    Awesome topic!
    Lincoln wrote:
    Guaranteed-awesome jello shots:


    Oh Lord, don't let Jokke see! ;D

    Next time I'm at ICHQ, I'd like to try a Tues night special.

    (Also, not sure if you want to use this thread for just recipes, or discussion plus recipes. If just mixes, feel free to remove this comment)

    Hot Toddy:
    -cup of hot brewed tea (I like using black teas, namely Darjeeling)
    -1 shot of rum (Sailor Jerry does it for me)
    -a dash of honey
    -Slice of lemon

    An excellent nightcap, this one will put you right to sleep.

    Tom Collins: (an expansion of one of my favorites, the Gin and Tonic. Luv gin.)
    -2 ounces of gin
    -1 ounce lemon juice or sours
    -Club soda

    usually served in a highball, can be garnished with a cherry. Don't listen to the haters, it's a classic, and classy drink.

    Kamikaze:
    (3 equal parts of each ingredient, mixed to any size)
    1 ounce Vodka
    1 ounce Triple Sec
    1 ounce Lime Juice

    makes for a really tasty shot, especially if served chilled. Just be careful with the intake

    A few of my favorites for now
  • LincLinc Bard Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Jun 2009
    The trick to Kamikazes is to make them as cold as possible. Vodka in the freezer, shake over ice. Critical. Very, very good.
  • ardichokeardichoke Buttes Master B Lansing, MI Icrontian
    edited Jun 2009
    Augh... you're like that bartender I had a few months ago Lincoln... worst kamikaze's I've ever had. Lynx's version is how I've seen it made everywhere else. Although the cold as possible definitely applies.

    EDIT: My post has been made LOL obsolete... For clarification, I had a bartender make kamikazes with just vodka and lime... no triple sec... and they overcharged for them. Lame night.
  • LincLinc Bard Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    ardichoke wrote:
    Augh... you're like that bartender I had a few months ago Lincoln... worst kamikaze's I've ever had. Lynx's version is how I've seen it made everywhere else. Although the cold as possible definitely applies.
    Yeah, I deleted where I said I thought it was just vodka and lime. I have no idea why I thought that... everything I read online seems to disagree now.
  • KoreishKoreish I'm a penguin, deal with it. KCMO Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    Hmm this will go great with my Mixology book.

    /me flips to random page.

    Flaming Cocaine:
    1 part Aftershock
    1 part 100 proof Vodka (I'd recommend Smirnoff)
    Dash of cranberry juice
    Sprinkle ice shavings over
  • ardichokeardichoke Buttes Master B Lansing, MI Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    I've always been a fan of liquid cocaine...

    1pt goldschlager
    1pt Jagermeister
    1pt Bacardi 151

    served in a double-size shot glass.
  • poofiepoofie Baltimore, MD Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    UPSLynx wrote:
    Hot Toddy:
    -cup of hot brewed tea (I like using black teas, namely Darjeeling)
    -1 shot of rum (Sailor Jerry does it for me)
    -a dash of honey
    -Slice of lemon

    An excellent nightcap, this one will put you right to sleep.

    Lynx, we may be beverage twins... i heart all your recipes!

    i have always made my Hot Toddys with scotch. if you use a strong black tea, or even a smoked tea like lapsang souchong, it stands up to scotch really well. i also usually do a little more than a teaspoon of honey, and add more honey/lemon if i'm drinking it for a cold or sore throat.


  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    poofie wrote:
    Lynx, we may be beverage twins... i heart all your recipes!

    i have always made my Hot Toddys with scotch. if you use a strong black tea, or even a smoked tea like lapsang souchong, it stands up to scotch really well. i also usually do a little more than a teaspoon of honey, and add more honey/lemon if i'm drinking it for a cold or sore throat.



    :D

    I always do spiced rum simply because I always have it. I really need to invest in a good bottle of scotch, and when I do so, I'll certainly give that a shot.

    And, consequently, probably sleep like a baby afterwards.
  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Watch Slut, Mumble Hivemind Drone Austin, TX Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    I have hot toddys with whiskey. I think it may be the only liquor-based drink I actually care for, but I've never ordered it.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    Inspired by this thread, I made hot toddys last night for us; used a Norwegian brand of Cognac.

    I add spices to mine; normally I throw some cloves in the pot and put a cinnamon stick in each mug. I didn't have cloves or cinnamon sticks so I used 5 bags of darjeeling tea and 2 bags of a spiced apple flavored tea in the pot.

    good amount of honey, and a dash of lemon. Dey was goood
  • mas0nmas0n dallas Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    I used to call these white russians until I was informed that they are not white russians:

    -your favorite unflavored vodka
    -Kahlua Especial
    -plain soy milk, I prefer Silk

    pour in equal parts over ice. stir once around with finger. lick finger. enjoy.
  • fatcatfatcat Mizzou Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    What we had alot of nights in the Army:

    Rattlesnake recipe
    1 part Bailey's® Irish cream
    1 part Kahlua® coffee liqueur
    1 part creme de cacao

    Carefully layer into a shot glass, test tube or tumbler.

    But I gotta admit, we substituted either the Bailey's or Kahlua with Vodka most times ;)

    Have about 8 of those with Vodka, and all of sudden the room goin' spinning, hence the Rattlesnake name :thumbsup:
  • JokkeJokke Bergen, Norway Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    Jello-shot twist.

    Idea by me (Jokke)

    1 pack of chocolate pudding
    Milk
    Chocolate/espresso vodka

    Make the pudding as per instructed on the package, but replace half of the milk with vodka.

    Awesome.
  • LincLinc Bard Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    As an addendum:
    • It was actually 1.25 cup milk and .75 cup vodka,
    • We used instant pudding
    • Magic added a bunch of corn starch and heated it in a saucepan to get it to thicken
    • He also added a little bit more of vodka to replace what cooked off
  • GargoyleGargoyle Purveyor of Lincoln Nightmares Illinois Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    fatcat wrote:
    What we had alot of nights in the Army:

    Rattlesnake recipe
    1 part Bailey's® Irish cream
    1 part Kahlua® coffee liqueur
    1 part creme de cacao

    Carefully layer into a shot glass, test tube or tumbler.

    But I gotta admit, we substituted either the Bailey's or Kahlua with Vodka most times ;)

    You know what's even better? All of the above + vodka. No need to substitute :)

    I think I've use different proportions, but it's all a matter of taste. You can use milk or ice to thin it out if desired.
  • GnomeQueenGnomeQueen The Lulz Queen Mountain Dew Mouth Icrontian
    edited Jul 2009
    Get super silly drinks-
    1.) Drive to KBrew
    2.) Buy Silly Simcoe
    3.) Drink
    4.) Repeat
    5.) Get in Novak's car and say silly things
    6.) Pass out in the middle of rock band
    7.) Profit?!
  • MaxenWMaxenW California
    edited Dec 2009
    I used to be a bartender and managed to accumulate a few specialties...

    Chocolate Martini (white) - not to be confused with a White Chocolate Martini...

    Depending on how fancy you want to be (and if you're considering this drink - you must be trying to be fancy), you should prepare your glass - it should be cold if not frosted. Take one of the overripe strawberries you get that's always on the bottom of the package and firmly slide it around the edge of the glass, just like you use a lime for salting margarita glasses. You want the rim of the glass to be evenly, but lightly coated about 1/8in down. Dip the edge of the glass into hot chocolate mix. Garnish with one of your nice strawberries.

    - 1 oz Creme de cacao white
    - 2 oz Premium Vodka - Absolute, Stoli, Smirnoff - any in this range will work, I wouldn't bother with anything more expensive for this drink.
    - 2 oz heavy cream - you could substitute half and half or milk if needed

    Shake with ice until the outside of the shaker is frosty. Strain and pour.

    Dust the surface of the drink with a bit of the cocoa mix.

    This works great as a valentine's day cocktail.

    My personal drink of choice though - Vodka Gimlet.. So simple, so fresh. Some reason though, most bars that I've been to completely mess it up.

    - 4 oz Premium or Super Premium Vodka
    - 2 oz Sweeten Lime Juice (e.g. Rose's or Daily's) - Do NOT try to use fresh lime juice with sugar..

    Pour on the rocks - garnish with a lime wheel.
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    edited Dec 2009
    Vodka Gimlet sounds pretty awesome, will definitely give it a try.
  • TiberiusLazarusTiberiusLazarus Icrontian
    edited Dec 2009
    Both of those sound fantastic.
  • MaxenWMaxenW California
    edited Dec 2009
    UPSLynx wrote:
    Vodka Gimlet sounds pretty awesome, will definitely give it a try.

    Oh they are... they get referenced in movies every once in a while, but generally as an 'old person' drink.. no idea why that's the case. Nearly every person I've ever made one for has been surprised at how delicious this incredibly simple and potent drink is.

    I think I might just have myself one now.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Dec 2009
    I made new drink called an "Aunt Christmas" tonight for my family, and it was a huge hit. A mug of strong Market Spice tea from Seattle, a bit of sugar, a bit of Bailey's (Creamy beige) and a candy cane in the mug. It's the most Chrismassy drink you can imagine.
  • ardichokeardichoke Buttes Master B Lansing, MI Icrontian
    edited Dec 2009
    In honor of the holidays, I'll share one of my favorite mixed drinks from my college years. It's called the Bruiser. I got it from the Sailor Jerry site a while ago but it's no longer on their recipes page.

    1 1/2 oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
    1 oz. amaretto
    Cola
    Pour the rum and amaretto over ice in a rocks glass. Top off with cola. Enjoy responsibly ;)
  • the_technocratthe_technocrat IC-MotY1 Indy Icrontian
    edited Oct 2010
    Eggy's Breakfast Blaster

    1L of Gin
  • MAGICMAGIC Doot Doot Furniture City, Michigan Icrontian
    edited Oct 2010
    Blind Russian
    1:1:2 of vodka, Kahlúa, and Bailey's.

    Omnomnomonon
  • ardichokeardichoke Buttes Master B Lansing, MI Icrontian
    edited Oct 2010
    Well... I've never heard a name for this before, so I'm dubbing it "The Best Worst Decision"

    drink 1/5 of a gallon of cider.
    Refill with Sailor Jerry.
    Freeze over night (optional)
    CONSUME.
    Fight nausea in Ryder's car on the way to breakfast the next morning.
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    edited Oct 2010
    The best worst decision was delicious.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Mar 2011
    A new drink invented at ICSP 2011:

    The Bouncy Castle (TroubleBaker)

    4 scoops vanilla ice cream
    A splash of milk
    2 bananas
    3/4 cup Nut Liquor (or other peanut butter vodka)
    A dash of salt

    In a blender. Go. Drink.
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