Posts tagged Simple Syrup
Red Robin

n a world where superheroes spend their time away from helping people, being complete assholes.  Garth Ennis takes on the superhero genre again, this time with art from Darick Robertson. 

A drink that looks like the gore within the pages of this book.

  • 4 raspberries - Muddle them in a glass
  • 2 pt vodka
  • 1 pt lemon juice
  • 1 pt grapefruit juice
  • 1 pt simple syrup
  • Splash of ginger syrup 

Shake the shit out of it and strain into a glass over the muddled raspberries. Top with club soda

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Journalistic Integrity (aka Between the Sheets)

A cult of people wrongly accused by the media take their revenge on the press that did them wrong.  This week we are reading the debut comic of polarizing writer/artist Jonathan Hickman on the 10 year anniversary of its release.


For those nights were you think the media may be conspiring against you.

  • 1 oz Cognac
  • 1 oz Light Rum
  • 1 oz  Fresh Lemon or Lime Juice
  • 0.5 oz Grand Mariner
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • Dash Orange Bitters
  • Rim glass with Sugar

Shake the shit out of it, and strain into a glass.

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Poison Ivy Marg-tini

Were back with another Batman book! Nearly every member of the rogue’s gallery gets involved in this week’s book: Hush, written by Jeph Loeb, with amazing art by Jim Lee. 


  • 1-3 Slices of Jalapeño
  • 3 Slices Cucumber
  • 3-4 Lime Wedges
  • 2.5 oz Tequila, preferably Blanco
  • 1 oz Cointreau 
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • Salt
  • Rim with Old Bay


  • In a shaker, muddle lime wedges, jalapeños slices, cucumber slices, and simple syrup.
  • Add ice, tequila, and cointreau to shaker.
  • Shake for 20-30 seconds.
  • Pour salt onto a small plate.
  • Run a lime wedge around the rim of the martini glass.
  • Dip martini glass into the salt, you can use sugar here too if you prefer!
  • Strain contents of shaker into martini glass.
  • Garnish with a jalapeño slice and a sliver of cucumber.


If you only want a little heat, and a lot of citrus, use 1 jalapeño slice and more lime! To make the cucumber garnish, run a peeler along the entire length of a cucumber, fold accordion style and secure with a toothpick!

New York Gin and Juice

This week we enter the Demilitarized Zone, AKA the DMZ, AKA Manhattan.  The story takes us thru a war torn New York in the center of a second American Civil War. Vertigo presents DMZ, a tale from expertly written by Brian Wood with beautiful Art by Riccardo Burchielli.

  • 2 ounces London Dry-style gin
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ ounces ruby grapefruit juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup

Todd variation on the standard gin and juice.