Inauguration Day Sips

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again… It is the best of times and it is the worst of times, but no matter your position towards the president-to-be, one certainty in such a shifting zeitgeist is this:

We want you to be comfortable and hopeful as you watch the 45th Oath of Office take place. Here are three recipes for those watching tomorrow’s inauguration with eager and weary eyes alike.

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A smooth, perfectly-named drink for Trump lovers: 


White Russian

2 oz Vodka
1 oz Coffee Liqueur
3/4 oz Cream

Pour vodka and coffee liqueur over ice cubes in an old-fashioned glass. Fill with cream and serve.

Or just buy these convenient versions here.

A cocktail for Trump haters to get acquainted with their new country:

Canada’s Day Cocktail 

6 Raspberries, fresh

1/4 cup Gin 

1 1/2 tablespoons Lemon Juice

1 tablespoon Maple Syrup

In cocktail shaker, muddle raspberries with gin, juice and syrup. Shake thoroughly and strain in a glass filled with ice. Float club soda, raspberries and slide a lemon wheel on the side.

For the politically exhausted: 

1 dash Chili bitters
2 dashes Chocolate bitters
1/4 ounce Creme de cacao 
3/4 ounce Vermouth
2 ounces Reposado tequila 

Stir well over ice, pour into a cocktail glass, garnish with a small chili de arbol balanced on the rim and a sprinkling of fresh cinnamon. Recipe courtesy of motherjones.com

 

 

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