The hyperlink between geek tradition and consuming tradition was established nicely earlier than the pub quiz of the identical title, and Brooklyn’s The Approach Station, a.ok.a. “The Physician Who bar,” could also be its final expression. Except for the TARDIS-shaped rest room, the bar affords a rotating menu of themed cocktails named after proprietor Andy Heidel’s favourite sci-fi, horror, and motion (however largely sci-fi) motion pictures and TV reveals.
Now Heidel’s mixed these cocktails in a brand new ebook, The Cocktail Information To The Galaxy, which is out now. The ebook incorporates recipes each tongue-in-cheek (the Futurama-themed “Bender’s Bender” requires merely “one bottle of bourbon and one field of cigars”) and earnest, alongside bartending ideas and expressions of pop-culture love from Heidel, his workers, and Approach Station bar regulars.
We requested Heidel to choose a recipe from the ebook to share with you, our booze-loving readers, and, naturally he went with a Thriller Science Theater 3000-themed drink. Known as the “Satellite tv for pc Of Love,” it’s a fruity shooter combining orange vodka, Chambord raspberry liqueur, and varied citrus juices to lubricate movie-riffing classes. ‘Bots not included.
Satellite tv for pc of Love
Within the not-too-distant previous
Final Sunday A.D.
There was a man named Anders
Not too completely different from you or me
He labored as a bartender daily
Simply pushing cocktails, to pay his method
He did his job nicely with a gleeful face
However his bosses didn’t like him so that they fired him from that place!
1 half Stoli Ohranj vodka
½ half Shambord
½ half pineapple juice
Splash of lemon juice
Pour all of the elements right into a small glass full of ice. Stir, then pressure into two shot glasses.
The Cocktail Information To The Galaxy is out at the moment, September 26, from St. Martin’s Press; you may order it right here.