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Note for recipes where ingredients are measured by parts: Most recipes will have exact measurements but some will list ingredients by "parts"  (Of course. We're actors. Everything comes down to the part.) It simply means, pick your favorite means of measurement and use that as your part. Partial to cups? 1 part = 1 cup, etc.

Episode 1: Amaretto Sweet and Sour

Ingredients:

    1 ½ fluid ounces amaretto liqueur

    2 fluid ounces orange juice

    2 fluid ounces sweet and sour mix 

 

Instructions:

    Fill a glass with ice, and pour in the amaretto, orange juice, and sweet and sour mix. Stir together and serve.

Episode 1: NA Option: 
Sweet and Sour Mocktail

Ingredients:

    1 cup Pineapple Juice

    1 Cup Orange Juice

    1/2 cup Sweet and Sour Mixer

    1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

    2 cups Lemon Lime Soda

    Lime wedges for garnish

    Ice for serving

 

Instructions

    In a gallon sized pitcher combine all the ingredients, stir well, serve over ice, and garnish with lime wedges or lemon wedges.

 
 
Episode 2: Wisconsin Style
Brandy Old Fashioned

Ingredients

    1 orange slice

    1 maraschino cherry + 1 teaspoon cherry juice

    1 sugar cube

    4 – 6 dashes Angostura bitters

    1 1/2 ounces brandy

    Ice

    Lemon-lime, grapefruit soda or seltzer water

 

Instructions

    In an old fashioned glass, muddle orange slice, cherry, cherry juice, sugar cube and bitters.

    Add brandy and fill glass with ice.

    Top with soda of choice.

Episode 2 NA* Option: Old Fashioned
Mocktail

Ingredients:

    1 sugar cube

    1 orange slice

    2 dashes bitters

    Ice

    2 ounces barley tea

    1 maraschino cherry, for garnish
 

Instructions:

For the tea:

Fill a pitcher with four cups of water and add one tea bag. Refrigerate for two hours.

For the mocktail:

Place the sugar cube in the bottom of a glass (bonus points for using a festive tumbler!). Add the orange slice and bitters. Muddle, then fill the glass with ice. Add the tea, filling to near the top of the glass. Stir to help the sugar dissolve. Finish off with a cherry garnish.

*Note: the two dashes of bitters used here contain only trace amounts of alcohol, meaning this mocktail is still considered non-alcoholic.

Episode 3: The Tyre Trouble

Ingredients:

    Raspberry Rum

    Lemon Vodka

    Club Soda (sour version) or Sprite (Sweet Version)

    Ice

    Lemon or Orange Slice  (Garnish)
 

Instructions:

Shake equal parts rum and vodka with ice in cocktail shaker and pour into a cocktail glass, leaving room for soda (to taste).  Garnish with slice of fruit

Episode 3 NA Option: The I Scream "Float!"

Ingredients:

   Strawberry Ice cream (Sweet Version)
   or

   Raspberry Sherbet (Sour Version)

   Sprite

   Strawberries or Raspberries (Garnish)
 

Instructions:

Place two scoops of ice cream or sherbet in a tall glass and add sprite to top. Garnish with Fruit

 
Episode 4: The Sea Shanty

Ingredients:

    Kraken (or similar brand) Spiced Rum

    Pineapple Juice

    Club Soda (or substitute Pineapple flavored soda for the Juice and Club Soda)

    Pineapple pieces or rings as garnish
 

Instructions:

Mix equal parts rum and pineapple juice in glass, add soda to taste. Sink pineapple pieces or ring to the bottom of Davy Jones' locker (the glass)

Episode 4 NA Option: The Smooth(ie) as Sea Glass

Ingredients:

   2 cups Frozen Berries

   2 cups Orange Juice or Mixed Berry Juice

   1 Pint Rainbow Sherbet

   Mint (garnish)
 

Instructions:

Place all ingredients (except mint) in a blender or smoothie maker and blend (stir/liquefy) for 30-50 seconds until desired consistency. Pour into glass. Garnish with mint.

 
 
Episode 5: Pentapolis Party Punch
(aka a Harvey Wallbanger)

Ingredients:

  Vodka (3 parts)

  Galliano (1 part)

  Fresh Orange Juice (6 parts)

  Garnishes

    Orange slice, maraschino cherries

 

Instructions:

  Fill a tall glass with ice. Add vodka and Galliano. Fill rest of glass with orange
  juice.
  Garnish with orange slices and cherries
  (extra points if you skewer them on a little sword...)

 
Episode 5 NA Option: The After Party

Ingredients:

  Ginger ale

  Lime juice

  Lime syrup

  Ice

  Garnishes:

   Slice of lime or candied ginger (optional)

  
 

Instructions:

Fill a tall class with ice. Add 3 parts ginger ale and 1 part lime juice and a splash of lime syrup. Mix gently. Add lime or ginger slice as garnish (optional)
(perfect for post party tender tummies)

Episode 6: The Sidecar

Ingredients:

  2 parts cognac
  1 part Cointreau, Triple Sec or similar orange liqueur
  1 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
  Ice
  Garnishes:
     orange slice/twist
     sugar

 

Instructions:

Sugar Rim:
  Wet the rim of a cocktail glass with citrus juice (using an orange slice or a small 
  amount of the lemon juice).

  Dip or roll the rim of the glass in small tray or shallow plate full of sugar

  Allow the rim to dry while you make the cocktail

The Sidecar

  Pour the cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice into a shaker and add ice. 
  Shake until well chilled

  Strain into the cocktail glass, being careful not to disturb the rim.

  Garnish with an orange twist

 
Episode 6 NA Option: Sidecar Mocktail*

Ingredients:

  2 oz cold strong black tea
  (The original recipe calls for lapsang souchong tea, which has a strong, sweet, 
  smoky taste. If you are unable to find it, another full flavored black tea, such as
  earl grey, can be used)

  2 oz lemon juice
  1 tsp marmalade
  ½ – 1 tsp honey
  ice
Garnish
  dried orange slice
 

Instructions:

Prep the Glass and Tea:

  Put a coupe glass in the fridge to chill

  Brew tea and allow to cool completely

Pour cold tea and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker. Stir in marmalade and honey with a spoon, until they dissolve. Add ice to cocktail shaker and shake well.

Double strain into the chilled coupe glass. 

Float dried orange in glass as garnish.

*recipe adapted from BBC GoodFood:
Nice, Miriam.  Sidecar Mocktail. BBC GoodFood. Retrieved February 10, 2021, from  www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/sidecar-mocktail

Episode 7: The--Briefly--Happy Couple
(Peach Bellini)

Ingredients:

   Peach Puree

   Prosecco

   Peach Slice (as Garnish)

  
 

Instructions:

  Pour peach puree into a champagne flute until glass is about 1/3 full (about 1.5 oz. of puree). Fill remainder of flute with chilled prosecco.  Garnish with the peach slice. 

 
Episode 7 NA Option: The Bridesmaid

Ingredients:

  Peach Juice
  Lemon-Lime Soda
  Grenadine
  Crushed ice
  Garnishes (optional)
    Orange or peach slices and/or maraschino cherries


 

Instructions:

   In a large glass, add crushed ice until glass is 1/4 full. Pour equal amounts peach juice and lemon lime soda into glass at the same time. Top with a small splash of grenadine and mix gently with a long spoon. Add fruit as garnish.

Episode 8:  The Empty Coffee-n

Ingredients:

  1 oz whiskey

  1 oz irish cream liqueur

  4 oz hot coffee (medium or dark roast)

  1-2 sugar cubes
Garnish
  whipped cream (optional)

Instructions:

In a medium sized mug, add room temperature (not chilled) whiskey and sugar cube(s). Pour in hot coffee, allowing sugar to dissolve.  Add irish cream liqueur. Stir slowly to mix.  Garnish with whip cream, if desired.

Episode 8 NA Option: Chocolate Mint 
Pat-Tea

Ingredients:

  Mint Tea

  1 oz (one packet) Hot Chocolate Mix

  Milk (can substitute an unsweetened non-dairy milk alternative)

  Garnishes:

   Peppermint Stick/Candy Cane (optional)

  
 

Instructions:

  Brew mint tea in a large mug. Add hot chocolate mix, stir until completely dissolved. Add a splash of milk (or non-dairy substitute). Garnish with peppermint stick or candy cane.

 

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