Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro mocktail)
6 Mint leaves
1 oz Lime juice
1 oz Grapefruit juice
.5 oz Simple syrup
~2-3 oz Non-alcoholic Ginger Beer
My Neighbor Totoro may have been the first anime I ever saw. I watched it in 3rd Grade, back when I didn’t even know what anime was! Since then I have become a huge fan of Hayao Miyazaki, with my favorite movie of his being Princess Mononoke. I wanted to pay tribute to the director by making a mocktail inspired by one of his more famous characters. What’s your favorite Miyazaki movie? Chat with me about it in the comments of the video below. Make sure to subscribe to the Geek & Sundry Vlogs channel to get updates on geeky cocktails and subjects daily!
"To-to-ro? You’re Totoro!… I bet you’re Totoro…"
Articuno (Pokemon cocktail)
2 oz Hpnotiq
.75 oz Gin
.25 oz Lime Juice
Club soda to fill
This episode on my Geek & Sundry vlog, Critical Hit Cocktails, I decided to make a drink after one of my favorite ice Pokemon, Articuno! The Articuno cocktail is cool, flavorful, and smooth. While chilling the drink with Ice Beam is preferable, but shaking over ice and pouring over a big ol’ ice cube will work as well.
Check out how to make it in the video:
Sonic Screwdriver (Doctor Who mocktail)
3 oz Orange juice
1.5 oz Rose’s Blue Raspberry Mix
.5 oz Lime juice
3 oz Ginger ale
Directions: Mix all ingredients in a highball glass over ice and stir. Yell “Geronimo!” and serve. It doesn’t do wood.
Doctor Who returns to TV next weekend with the 50th Anniversary special! It’s incredible to think about how a show could stick around and adapt as long as it has. As a giant Whovian, I had to create a drink to celebrate. There are many sonic screwdriver cocktails on the net already and I thought it might be time to create something that everyone enjoyed. Make sure to check out the rest of the Geek & Sundry Vlogs this week for other Doctor Who related content and if you like geeky cocktails (which I know you do) subscribe so that you can see more episodes of Critical Hit Cocktails with Mitch Hutts. Also, make sure to check out the link in the video comments for your chance to win some Doctor Who swag in a DW contest run by Geek & Sundry! Cheers!
Into Darkness (Star Trek cocktail)
2 oz dark rum
4 oz ginger beer
1 oz Kahlua
1 tbsp lime juice
5 dashes of bitters (Bittercube’s Blackstrap used)
Directions:In an old-fashioned glass filled with ice, add rum, Kahlua, lime juice and bitters. Stir. Top with ginger beer. Enjoy!
Drink created and photographed by NerdFridayShow. It’s only Thursday today, but any day is a good day for nerdy drinks!
Blue Margarita with blue salt and blue ice chips (Breaking Bad cocktail)
4 oz tequila
2 oz triple sec
2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
2 oz blue curacao
2 teaspoons superfine sugar
1 lime, cut into wedges.
Blue food coloring
Coarse salt such as Kosher salt or sea salt
Directions: Add the tequila, triple sec, lime juice, blue curacao, and sugar to a mixer filled halfway with ice and shake well.
To learn how to make the blue ice chips and salt, visit the creator’s website for full instructions.
Drink created and photographed by Morgan from Host the Toast.