Ladies who Rock...on the Rocks
In celebration of Women's History Month, tonight's Nerdy Night In highlights strong woman throughout history. Tune in for a line-up of local comedians, storytellers and actors including Tara Brown, Lona Bartlett, Gabrielle Moore, Kitty Janvrin and Joni Deutsch. Tiffany Bryant-Jackson and Jenny Kabool host. Tune into the live stream here at 7:30 pm, and scroll down for some femme-power cocktails!
Queen Nzinga's Blood of My Enemies
- 2 oz. vodka
- 4 oz. tomato juice
- 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
- 2 dashes Tabasco hot sauce (maybe try some pili pili African hot sauce if you’re brave!)
- 1 tsp. horseradish
- Lemon or lime wedges
Combine all ingredients in a tall glass with ice. Shake well, like you're shaking up ages of patriarchal rule. Garnish with lemon or lime wedge, olives and a celery spear as your weapon of choice.
Marie Curie's Green Glow-Up
- .5 oz. Malibu rum
- .5 oz. Captain Morgan spiced rum
- .5 oz. Midori liqueur
- .5 oz. Blue Curacao
- Splash pineapple juice
- Splash Sour Mix
- Maraschino cherries for garnish
Combine all ingredients with ice. Make sure to measure -- we're scientists after all! Add a cherry on top to garnish. Sip while you write your Nobel Prize acceptance speech, but careful -- too many of these cocktails can be radioactive!
Ching Shih's Tiger’s Blood Margarita
- 2 oz of tequila
- 2 oz of your favorite margarita mix
- .5 oz. blood orange syrup
- Splash of lime juice
- Lime slices to garnish
- Salt (optional)
Rub lime wedge along the rim of your glass. Pour salt onto a plate and roll the rim of your glass in salt until well-coated. Pour in tequila and margarita mix. Add blood orange syrup and ice, and stir. Garnish with lime. Enjoy as you sail the high seas.
Lady Jane Wilde's "Irish I May, Irish I Might"
- 2 oz. Jameson Stout Edition or your favorite Irish whiskey
- .5 oz. simple syrup
- Splash of lemon juice
- Mint for garnish
Combine Jameson, simple syrup and lemon juice. Mix well. Garnish with mint. Slainté!
Queen Charlotte's "German Chocolate Swirl"
- 1.5 oz. vanilla vodka
- 1 oz. Half and Half
- 1 oz. Frangelico
- Chocolate syrup
Drizzle chocolate syrup inside glass before adding vodka, Half and Half and Frangelico. Give the mixture a swirl, add ice (optional) and enjoy like the queen you are.
Cocktail recipes provided by Blumenthal bartending staff.