Storm Trooper Cocktail

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Photo: Daniel Agee; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen

Drink like a true Jedi with this Star Wars cocktail. In celebration of Rogue One, we created a blend of tequila, schnaaps, and sour mix garnished with a lightsaber. That makes this the perfect beverage for fans of the force.

Serves 1 (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

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For the Death Star Ice Cube:
red food coloring
water
For the cocktail:
1/4 cup white tequila
1/4 cup sour apple flavored schnaaps
1/4 cup Midori
1 tablespoon blue curaçao
1 tablespoon sour mix
For the lightsaber garnish:
black licorice
white candy coating
red and green Sanding Sugar
black frosting

Preparation

1. To make the Death Star Ice Cube, fill a glass with water. Stir in red food coloring, 1 drop at a time, until water reaches desired shade of red. Pour water into your desired ice cube mold. Transfer to freezer; freeze until solid.

2. To make the cocktail, place tequila and the next 4 ingredients (through sour mix) in an ice-filled cocktail shaker; shake until combined. Place Death Star Ice Cube into a glass; pour tequila mixture into glass.

3. To make the lightsaber garnish, cut black licorice in half and trim one end to look like the tip of a sword. Melt candy coating according to package instructions; dip licorice into melted candy coating and sprinkle 3/4 of the length of the licorice with red or green sugar. Outline the remaining 1/4 of the length of the licorice with black frosting to create the handle. Repeat for as many lightsabers as you desire. 

Created date

November 2016