1836 Dominion Way 532-0277 p> Signature drink: The Black Plague (a bomb-shot)
1 shot of Phillips Black 100 (herbal liquor)
splash of 7-Up
Crunk (energy drink) to top off
222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311 Signature drink: Horni Blue Margarita
1 oz. Sauza Hornitos tequila
oz. blue curacao
4 oz. sweet and sour mix
squeeze of lime
salted rim (optional)
Let's face facts: Gatherings where the only drinks are big, cheap and diluted with Coke really suck. But fiestas laced with ritzy martinis and elaborate shots ... well, we all know the hosts of those live on in eternity.
The Melting Pot
30-A E. Pikes Peak Ave. 385-0300
Signature drink: Yin & Yang Martini
1 oz. Stoli Vanil vodka
1 oz. Godiva white chocolate
oz. Monin white chocolate mocha syrup
2 oz. ice cream
Add and arrange dark chocolate shavings to create dark side of yin & yang (either freehand or with template). Top with single white chocolate chip (in dark side), single dark chocolate chip (in light side).
What's that? Don't know any good drink recipes, but want to be a remembered for throwing a wicked shindig? Fear not the Independent's got you covered. You'll be a fizzy-deity before your guests can say "highball."
The Thirsty Parrot
32 S. Tejon St. 884-1094
Signature drink: The Thirsty Parrot
1 oz. vodka
oz. peach schnapps
oz. melon liquor
oz. raspberry liquor
oz. triple sec
splashes orange juice, cranberry juice and sweet and sour mix
Serve over ice.
The Indy recently called a handful of local bars, requesting recipes for their popular signature drinks. We spoke to the men and women behind the ashtrays, shakers and jiggers (or the people who order those people around). Graciously, many handed over their boozy blueprints for your in-home enjoyment. We recommend stopping in to their respective bars to pay homage and to try a teaser of your soon-to-be party-livening elixir.