For those who will invariably find it tough to stomach the RNC this week, Darryl Robinson, aka "DR Mixologist" of New York's Hudson Bar, offers some potent political tipples to dull the pain: Hillary Rocks, McCain Julep and Obama Rising. —Tamara Palmer
(Easy recipes after the jump!)
1 ½ oz. Vanilla Vodka
½ oz. Crème De Cacao (clear)
Dash of Blue Curacao
Mix vodka and Crème De Cacao together. Add a dash of Blue Curacao, shake and serve in an iced rocks glass.
Simple syrup (approx.1 tsp. sugar)
Dash of lime juice
Mix ingredients together, shake and serve on the rocks.
2 oz. Ciroc Vodka
Shake together in an iced mixing glass. Strain mixture into martini glass and top off with champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.