Game of Thrones Cocktails

Game of Thrones Cocktails

Only six more days until the Game of Thrones finale! I’m beyond excited for it but also dreading the end of my favorite show… It feels like the show just came back. This past weekend I had the best time coming up with Thrones themed cocktails to make for the finale. After much deliberation, I settled on The Red Wedding (blood orange sangria), The White Walker (Columbian coco loco), The Wildfire (green apple and ginger martini), The John Snow Cone (blackberry lime margarita snowmen), and The Mother of Dragons (prosecco with dragonfruit).  Hope you enjoy these as much as I did!


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Traditional Sangria with Blood Oranges

Ingredients (Serves 4):

  • 1 apple, cored and sliced into small pieces
  • 1 blood orange, rind on, sliced into small pieces
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons sugar or agave
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup brandy or rum
  • 1 750 ml bottle dry red wine

Method:

  1. Place the apples, oranges, and sugar in a large pitcher and muddle with a muddler or wooden spoon.
  2. Add the orange juice and brandy, then muddle again for approximately 30 seconds.
  3. Add the red wine and stir to incorporate, then taste and adjust flavor as needed.
  4. Add ice and serve as is. Garnish with a blood orange segment and wedding cupcake topper (I printed mine and glued it to a toothpick)

 

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Coco Loco (Columbian Coconut Cocktail)

Ingredients (Serves 4):

  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 2 cups coconut cream
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Juice of 4 limes
  • 2 table spoons sugar or agave

Method:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for a few seconds until smooth.
  2. Pour over ice and serve with a blue sprinkle-rimmed glass.

 

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Green Apple Ginger Martini

Ingredients (Serves 4):

  • 1 cup vodka
  • A small piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 large tart green apples (plus an extra for decoration)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • The juice of 3-4 limes
  • 1 tbsp simple syrup (boil equal parts sugar/honey and water until fully dissolved)
  1. Make the ginger infused vodka ahead of time by stirring the grated ginger into the vodka and refrigerating for at least two hours. The longer you leave it, the spicier the ginger flavor will be.
  2. Slice the apples and blend them with the lime juice and water on high speed until smooth. Pour the liquid through a fine mesh strainer to remove any pulp and foam.
  3. Add the apple/lime juice, the vodka, the simple syrup, and ice to a cocktail shaker and shake will before pouring into a chilled martini glass. Garish with a thin apple slice, carved into the shape of a flame and tinted with green food coloring.

 

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Blackberry Lime Margarita Snow Cone

Ingredients (makes 5 1/2 cups of margarita syrup):

  • Ice
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup Cointreau
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  1. Bring the sugar and water to a boil and stir until the sugar dissolves completely. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely.
  2. Mix in the alcohol and citrus juices with the sugar water and mix well. Divide in half and chill in the fridge.
  3. Blend the blackberries with 2 tablespoons of water on high speed in a blender until liquified. Pour through a strainer to remove the seeds and mix the blackberry mixture with half of the margarita mixture. Refrigerate that as well.
  4. When you are ready to serve, blend your ice in a powerful blender (or use a snow cone maker if you have one! I believe places like Target sell them?). The ice should be as soft and fluffy as possible.
  5. Fill the glass half full with the blended ice and pour the lemon/lime mixture over it until the ice is fully coated. Then scoop a large ball of ice on top of that and pour the blackberry mixture onto that. Garnish with a blackberry and cocktail sword (or make one with a toothpick and aluminum foil like I did).

 

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Prosecco with Dragonfruit:

Ingredients:

  • Prosecco
  • Dragonfruit

Method:

  1. Use a melon baller to carve out three balls of dragon fruit. Place them in the bottom of a champagne flute.
  2. Pour the chilled prosecco over the fruit and serve immediately.

 

Cheers!

-Kirby

 

3 thoughts on “Game of Thrones Cocktails

  1. Kathie Schulman

    Jody-I’ve never watched the show, but the cocktails you posted have definitely got me wanting to know what have I been missing??? …besides you! Thanks for the great recipes! Can’t wait to try the Prosecco with Dragonfruit. 💞 Kathie

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