Before you head out to your evening screening of The Force Awakens tomorrow, check out these fantastic Star Wars themed drink recipes.
They’re as good as anything they’d serve in Mos Eisley and after a few you’ll feel strong enough to pull the ears off a gundark.
A few more and you’d just assume to kiss a Wookiee…
Anyone (or any droid) that can handle the harsh sands of Tatooine and keep on rolling needs a cocktail to match their scrappy, fun personality, and this orange treat does the trick!
- 4 oz chilled Prosecco DOC
- 1oz blood orange
- 1 oz white peach puree
Pour the blood orange and white peach puree into a chilled flute and top with Prosecco DOC.
Are you still mourning the death of Darth Vader? Well don’t worry — so is Kylo Ren. In fact, the only thing more bitter than him is this cocktail as red as his crossguard lightsaber.
- 1 oz Amaro Lucano
- 2 oz red wine
- 0.8 oz tonic water
- 0.5 oz sugar syrup
Mix the drink directly in the martini glass and serve with a slice of lemon and orange, a sprig of mint, fruits of the forest and ice.
The First Order Stormtrooper
The First Order Stormtrooper is reporting for duty with a classic cocktail that’ll knock you right out of your boots.
- 1.5 oz G’Vine Floraison Gin
- Fever-Tree Tonic Water
Fill a large glass with ice. Pour G’Vine and top with tonic water.
Any former Stormtrooper needs a stiff drink to help him wash away the things he’s seen, and the Finn Shooter is just what the medical droid ordered.
- 0.5 oz Black Bottle Blended Scotch Whisky
- 0.5 oz white sambuca
Pour together into a shot glass.
Old Fashioned Phasma
Galactic Riot Control requires a boots-first, ask-questions-never kind of approach, and the Old Fashioned Phasma delivers the same kind of butt kicking as its namesake.
- 3 oz – Usquaebach Reserve Scotch Whisky
- 1 oz – Almond Orgeat
- 3 dash – Orange Bitters
- Grated Cinnamon Stick
Stir all ingredients. Strain. Serve over rocks, garnish orange peel.
Jedi Mind Trick
The force is strong with this blue cocktail — and it’s definitely the drink you’re looking for.
- 0.5 oz Dry Vermouth (La Quintinye Vermouth Royal)
- 1.5 oz The London Nº1 Gin
- Lemon twist
Stir wet ingredients in stirring glass or Boston shaker. Double-strain into Martini glass. Garnish with lemon twist as preferred.
After dealing with all the wretched hives of scum and villainy on Jakku all day, someone like Rey needs to kick back and relax with a tequila martini that kicks as much butt as she doe
- 2 oz Partida Anejo
- 0.75 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
- 0.5 oz agave nectar
- 1 oz champagne
Build all ingredients except the champagne add ice shake and strain into a martini glass. Top with one ounce of champagne and garnish with a long lime twist.
There’s nothing stronger than the bond between an X-Wing pilot and his astro-mech. This smooth mojito won’t knock you out and will help you stay in the fight till the end!
- 2.5 oz Diplomatico Reserva
- 1/2 orange, cut into 3 wedges
- 1/2 lime, cut into 3 wedges
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 or 2 sprigs fresh mint
- 1 cup crushed ice
Put the oranges, limes, sugar, and mint in a large rocks glass. Muddle the leaves and citrus by pressing them with a pestle or a wooden spoon until juicy and fragrant. Add the rum and ice. Cover with a cocktail shaker and shake until combined. Enjoy!