Ep 95 - Watchmen Part 1 - Show Notes

This Month: Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin.


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Drinking Game Rules

The Voices in my Head - Whenever Rorschach is narrating what’s going on around him, take a drink. 

The Florida Rule - Whenever a character mentions their retirement from superhero work, take a drink. 

This Is Not the World We Know - Every time there is a mention that this is an alternate reality, take a drink. 

Nobody Gives a Shit But Me - Every time Rorschach warns people of things, and they blow him off, take a drink. 


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5 Mile Long Island

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1 ounce gold tequila
  • 1 ounce Blue Curacao liqueur
  • 5 ounces sour mix
  1. Fill a collins glass with ice.
  2. Pour in the liquors, and then the sour mix .
  3. Finally, add the blue curacao.
  4. Garnish with a slice of lemon and a straw.
  5. And feel free to tinker with the amount of sweet and sour to get it to your taste

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Dr Manhattan

  • 2 oz clove infused gin
  • 1 oz dry vermouth
  • 1/2 oz st Germain
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • Splash of blue curaçao

Chill two glasses, one with ice, in the freezer. Once fully chilled, take the glass with ice and add the gin, vermouth, bitters and enough curaçao to make it a bright blue. Stir for 30 seconds and strain into chilled glass. Drink quickly so it doesn’t warm up.


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BLACK & BLUE MANHATTAN

  • 4 oz bourbon
  • 1 tbsp. blueberry shrub (1 cup blueberries, ½ cup balsamic vinegar, ½ cup sugar)
  • 3-4 shakes of bitters
  • splash of vermouth
  1. Blueberry shrub: add blueberries and balsamic vinegar to a container and place in fridge for 3 days. Strain liquid through mesh sieve into a small saucepan. Bring to boil and add sugar stirring to dissolve. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until thickened. Let cool completely.
  2. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.Stir with stirring spoon.
  3. Dump into a rocks glass.
  4. Serve with blueberry garnish.

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The Black Freighter

  • 2 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Dark rum
  • 3/4 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 oz Hiram Walker Creme De Cacao Dark

Combine over ice and stir. Too many of these, and your night might end up on the cutting room floor just like the Black Freighter scenes that were cut from the movie. 


Episode 95 - Watchmen Part 1 (Issues 1-3),  is out on February 5th.  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, and TuneIn