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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Cocktails for the Convention

Posted By on Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 12:08 PM

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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!)

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Hillary Rocks

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.

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McCain Julep

Champagne

Mint leaves

Simple syrup (approx.1 tsp. sugar)

Dash of lime juice

Mix ingredients together, shake and serve on the rocks.

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Obama Rising

2 oz. Ciroc Vodka

Red Bull

Champagne

Shake together in an iced mixing glass. Strain mixture into martini glass and top off with champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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