Ep 77 - Alien: Defiance - Show Notes

We start our annual Halloween celebrations with Aliens: Defiance Vol 1. Colonial Marine Private First Class Zula Hendricks is battling demons from her past while fighting for her life in the company of Weyland-Yutani synthetics. In deep space she is forced to question her strength and loyalty when the discovery of an insidious alien species on a derelict hauler sends her on a dangerous journey across the stars.


Drinking Game

We Get It, Your Back Sucks - Every time Zula’s bad mad in mentioned, or shown, take a drink. 

Product Placement - Every time they mention Weyland-Yutani , take a drink. 

Oh look, an Alien Trope - Every time a Trop from one of the Alien movies (deep cryogenic sleep, alien gets thrown out of an airlock, someone falls thru an alien blood soaked floor) appears in the book, take a drink. 



Alien Brain Hemorrhage 

  • 3 cl Peach Schnapps 
  • 2 cl Bailey's Irish Cream
  • 2 Dashes of Blue Curaçao
  • 1 Dash Grenadine 

To make an Alien Brain Hemorrhage cocktail, fill a shot glass with Peach Schnapps and float Bailey’s Irish Cream on top. Add a Blue Curacao and finish it with Grenadine Syrup which gives that distinctive look to the cocktail.


Stiff Back Brace

  • Absinthe
  • 3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 2 oz rye whiskey

Rinse chilled rocks glass with absinthe and set aside.

In separate glass, muddle sugar cube and bitters. Add rye and stir. Pour into ready rocks glass and garnish with a slice of lemon peel.


Xenomorphs Blood

  • 1/4 can of Bacardi Margarita mix
  • 1/2 Barardi Limone
  • 1/2 Basil leafs
  • 1 Jalapeno chill deseeded and chopped. 

Muddle Jalapeno and Basil together in bottom of shaker.  Add Barmaid Limone and Margarita to the shaker.  Shake the shit out to it. Pour over ice into a rocks glass.


Xenomorphs Blood Bath

  • 2 oz Barardi 151
  • 1 oz Midori
  • 1 oz Orange Juice 
  • 2 oz Seven Up

In a shaker half full of ice add all the ingredients and shake the shit out of it (with the Seven Up it will spray everywear, you may not want to mix the ingredients this way).

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Episode 77 - Alien: Defiance,  is out on October 2nd.  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, and TuneIn