“Remember Remember the 5th of November” with a cocktail

A cheeky take on the classic “Mind Eraser” cocktail. Nov 5th is Guy Fawkes Night in Great Britain, an annual celebration of fireworks and bonfires marking the anniversary of the failed Gunpowder Plot conspiracy of 1605. Children are taught a simple poem to remember the date, the first line being the inspiration for the title of this recipe. Traditionally, Mind Erasers are consumed quickly through the straw, but if you are big fan of Coffee brandy, you may enjoy sipping this one instead…choice is yours. FMI on Guy Fawkes Night and the complete poem verses, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes_Night Recipe Text: In a rocks glass filled with ice, layer the following: 2 oz Twenty 2 Vodka 2 oz Allen’s Coffee Brandy 2 oz fresh Tonic Water Do NOT stir Serve with a drinking...

Fright & Flight Night Success

Special thanks to the great staff at all three Sea Dog Brewing Company locations (South Portland, Topsham, Bangor) for a great event and for the amazing cocktail submissions!  All 3 recipes were really delicious and creative, but the Pumpkin Mudslide won crowd favorite!  The recipes for each cocktail are listed below. Pictured from Left to Right:  Butterfinger Martini, Count Vodkula, and the Pumpkin Mudslide “Count Vodkula” Cocktail Recipe (Bangor) 1.5oz Twenty 2 Vodka 1oz Peach Schnapps 1oz Grenadine Fill with Venetian Blood Orange Juice Mix in pint glass Garnish with speared cherry Or Vampire teeth if available in house Butterfinger Martini Cocktail Recipe (Topsham) 1 oz 22 vodka 1/2 oz butterscotch schnapps 3/4 oz Godiva choc liquor 3/4 oz frangelico Top with chocolate milk. Rim martini glass with caramel and dip in crushed butterfinger candy bar.  Or just caramel with choc drizzle in glass. That what I did to conform to product in house.  Pumpkin Mudslide (South Portland) 1.5 oz Twenty 2 Vodka 3/4 oz Kahlua 3/4 oz Pumpkin Liqueur 1 oz Maui Ice Cream Puree Shake all ingredients and serve on the rocks Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon and...