Our long national nightmare is over as we finish the fourth and final RoboCop movie of the franchise! What? There’s made for TV movies and a cartoon? Don’t care; we’re dunzo.
Shot: RoboCop’s Got a Brand New Suit, because RoboCop gets a brand new suit. It’s black.
3/4oz black sambucca; “float” Campari. (The Campari doesn’t really float- we tried.)
Cocktail: RC Reboot, and since this is a RoboCop reboot, we rebooted a rum and Coke.
Fill a highball glass with ice. 1.5oz dark rum, fill cola, stir.
Another franchise down, another two drinks in the books. Check out our thoughts on the movie, drinks, and much more on podcast 137, here:
Back with another timely movie and our drink tie-ins! We may not be relevant but we are consistent.
Shot: Wasp, our female protagonist pleasantly portrayed by the lovely Evangeline Lilly. Say that three times fast.
2/3oz honey liqueur, 1/3oz white creme de menthe
Cocktail: Pym Particle, the MacGuffin that allows for the resizing of our heroes.
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add 1.5oz Pimm’s, 1/4oz lime juice. Fill with ginger beer and stir.
Come on now, you didn’t really think we weren’t going to take the easy way out and use Pimm’s when there’s a character named Pym in the movie, did you? Check out our thoughts on the flick, drinks and a draft of worst bugs on podcast 136, here:
We kind of had to scramble for a movie this week, and Peacock had no input on the drinks, so if you don’t like them #BlameStork.
Shot: Grapes, the delicacy Jack uses multiple times to lure unfortunates to their demise.
1/4oz Dubonnet Rouge, fill red wine
Cocktail: Abberline Absinthe Cocktail, a take on the favorite libation of Johnny Depp’s character.
In a small stemmed glass stir together 1/2tsp sugar, dash Peychaud’s bitters, 1.5oz absinthe, and a splash of water.
If you’re wondering why we covered From Hell in the first place, it was Stork’s pick for winning our year-long games competition on the podcast. Speaking of which, find out our thoughts on the movie, drink, and much more on podcast 135, here:
Surely they wouldn’t make up drinks for a kids movie?
Shot: Starfire, our Tamaranean princess Titans member with the green eyes and propensity to put “the” in front of words.
3/4oz melon liqueur, top with 151 rum. Ignite, blow out, drink.
Cocktail: Titans Go, Robin’s catchphrase to spur the team to action.
Fill a double rocks glass with ice. 3oz gin, several dashes orange bitters. Top with tonic and stir. T-G-O, get it?
Another timely episode in the books! Check out our opinions of the drinks, movie, and a draft of superhero sidekicks, all on podcast 134, here:
Three movies down, one to go. We can do this. We can do this. (Help.)
Shot: Flaming RoboCop, because at one point he’s on fire, literally, and yet it doesn’t burn his human face off.
3/4oz silver rum, float 151 rum. Ignite, pretend it’s the film, blow out, and drink.
Cocktail: Delta City, OCP’s continuing plan for what they want Detroit to become. Third time’s the charm?
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add 1/2oz each bourbon, Irish whiskey, and Canadian whisky. Top off with cola and stir.
The drinks may sound rough, but they were a lot smoother than the movie this time. But don’t take my word for it here, take my word for it on podcast 133, here: