Mixed Review Podcast

A weekly review show tackling movies that split critics, split the audience, or split one from the other.

Featuring movie-themed mixed drinks and pseudointellectual ponderings posited under the influence of said movie-themed mixed drinks.

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Most recent episodes listed first.

  • The Enforcer

    1.The Enforcer

    ★★½

    The perfect Cold Bold Callahan:

    Four (4) parts Irish whiskey;
    One (1) part triple sec;
    A splash (💦) of lemon juice; and
    A tablespoon (🥄) of egg white.

    Shake well and serve over ice.

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  • Magnum Force

    2.Magnum Force

    ★★★

    The perfect Cold Bold Callahan:

    Four (4) parts Irish whiskey;
    One (1) part triple sec;
    A splash (💦) of lemon juice; and
    A tablespoon (🥄) of egg white.

    Shake well and serve over ice.

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  • Dirty Harry

    3.Dirty Harry

    ★★★½

    The perfect Cold Bold Callahan:

    Four (4) parts Irish whiskey;
    One (1) part triple sec;
    A splash (💦) of lemon juice; and
    A tablespoon (🥄) of egg white.

    Shake well and serve over ice.

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  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    4.The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    ★★★

    The perfect One Love:

    Some amount of parts Glacier Cherry Gatorade™;
    The rest of the vodka; and
    A splash (💦) of grenadine.

    Mix until appearance is similar to that of pink lemonade. Serve over ice.

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  • Phantom of the Paradise

    5.Phantom of the Paradise

    ★★★★½

    The perfect One Love:

    Some amount of parts Glacier Cherry Gatorade™;
    The rest of the vodka; and
    A splash (💦) of grenadine.

    Mix until appearance is similar to that of pink lemonade. Serve over ice.

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  • Firewall

    6.Firewall

    ★★½

    The perfect Harrison Homicide:

    Two (2) parts gin;
    One (1) part orange juice;
    One (1) part apple liqueur; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Hollywood Homicide

    7.Hollywood Homicide

    ★★

    The perfect Harrison Homicide:

    Two (2) parts gin;
    One (1) part orange juice;
    One (1) part apple liqueur; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Marie Antoinette

    8.Marie Antoinette

    ★★★½

    The perfect Pop Soundtrack:

    One (1) part Popov™ vodka and
    Two (2) parts limeade.

    Garnish with raspberries, kiwi, and cucumber. Serve over ice.

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  • A Knight's Tale

    9.A Knight's Tale

    ★★★

    The perfect Pop Soundtrack:

    One (1) part Popov™ vodka and
    Two (2) parts limeade.

    Garnish with raspberries, kiwi, and cucumber. Serve over ice.

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  • Scrooge

    10.Scrooge

    ★★★½

    The perfect Bah Rumbug:

    One (1) part rum;
    One (1) part concentrated Christmas spice tea;
    One (1) part ginger beer; and
    A splash (💦) of orange juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • A Christmas Carol

    11.A Christmas Carol

    ★★★½

    The perfect Bah Rumbug:

    One (1) part rum;
    One (1) part concentrated Christmas spice tea;
    One (1) part ginger beer; and
    A splash (💦) of orange juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Mickey's Christmas Carol

    12.Mickey's Christmas Carol

    ★★★

    The perfect Bah Rumbug:

    One (1) part rum;
    One (1) part concentrated Christmas spice tea;
    One (1) part ginger beer; and
    A splash (💦) of orange juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • A Christmas Carol

    13.A Christmas Carol

    ★★

    The perfect Bah Rumbug:

    One (1) part rum;
    One (1) part concentrated Christmas spice tea;
    One (1) part ginger beer; and
    A splash (💦) of orange juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Scrooge

    14.Scrooge

    ★★½

    The perfect Bah Rumbug:

    One (1) part rum;
    One (1) part concentrated Christmas spice tea;
    One (1) part ginger beer; and
    A splash (💦) of orange juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Scrooge

    15.Scrooge

    ★★★★

    The perfect Bah Rumbug:

    One (1) part rum;
    One (1) part concentrated Christmas spice tea;
    One (1) part ginger beer; and
    A splash (💦) of orange juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Scrooged

    16.Scrooged

    ★★½

    The perfect Ghost of Hangover Future:

    One (1) part vodka;
    Three parts Tab™ cola beverage; and
    A splash (💦) of peppermint extract.

    Garnish with a candy cane and serve over ice.

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  • A Christmas Carol

    17.A Christmas Carol

    ★★★★

    The perfect Ghost of Hangover Future:

    One (1) part vodka;
    Three parts Tab™ cola beverage; and
    A splash (💦) of peppermint extract.

    Garnish with a candy cane and serve over ice.

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  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    18.The Muppet Christmas Carol

    ★★★★

    The perfect Ghost of Hangover Future:

    One (1) part vodka;
    Three parts Tab™ cola beverage; and
    A splash (💦) of peppermint extract.

    Garnish with a candy cane and serve over ice.

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  • The Da Vinci Code

    19.The Da Vinci Code

    ★★

    The perfect Hanksgiving Day cocktail:

    One (1) part blanco tequila and
    Two to three (2-3) parts club soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Road to Perdition

    20.Road to Perdition

    ★★★

    The perfect Hanksgiving Day cocktail:

    One (1) part blanco tequila and
    Two to three (2-3) parts club soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • The Money Pit

    21.The Money Pit

    ★★★

    The perfect Hanksgiving Day cocktail:

    One (1) part blanco tequila and
    Two to three (2-3) parts club soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Dirty Dancing

    22.Dirty Dancing

    The perfect Havana Nights:

    One (1) part light rum and
    Two to three (2-3) parts cola beverage.

    Serve with a lime wedge over ice.

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  • Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

    23.Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

    ★★½

    The perfect Havana Nights:

    One (1) part light rum and
    Two to three (2-3) parts cola beverage.

    Serve with a lime wedge over ice.

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  • Dirty Dancing

    24.Dirty Dancing

    ★★★

    The perfect Havana Nights:

    One (1) part light rum and
    Two to three (2-3) parts cola beverage.

    Serve with a lime wedge over ice.

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  • Halloween

    25.Halloween

    ★★★

    The perfect Sam Hain:

    Two (2) parts fresh, unpasteurized apple cider;
    One (1) part orange juice; and
    One part dark rum.

    Serve heated with a cinnamon stick and a dash (-) of allspice.

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  • Halloween: Resurrection

    26.Halloween: Resurrection

    ★½

    The perfect Sam Hain:

    Two (2) parts fresh, unpasteurized apple cider;
    One (1) part orange juice; and
    One part dark rum.

    Serve heated with a cinnamon stick and a dash (-) of allspice.

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  • Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

    27.Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

    ★★½

    The perfect Sam Hain:

    Two (2) parts fresh, unpasteurized apple cider;
    One (1) part orange juice; and
    One part dark rum.

    Serve heated with a cinnamon stick and a dash (-) of allspice.

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  • Halloween II

    28.Halloween II

    ★★★

    The perfect Sheri Moon:

    One and a half (1.5) parts dry sherry;
    Three parts dry sparkling wine; and
    A splash (💦) of ginger beer.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Halloween

    29.Halloween

    ★½

    The perfect Sheri Moon:

    One and a half (1.5) parts dry sherry;
    Three parts dry sparkling wine; and
    A splash (💦) of ginger beer.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

    30.Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

    ★★½

    The perfect Mark of Thorn:

    One (1) part gin;
    Two (2) parts blueberry juice; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Serve over ice and muddled blackberries.

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  • Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

    31.Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

    ★★

    The perfect Mark of Thorn:

    One (1) part gin;
    Two (2) parts blueberry juice; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Serve over ice and muddled blackberries.

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  • Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

    32.Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

    ★½

    The perfect Mark of Thorn:

    One (1) part gin;
    Two (2) parts blueberry juice; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Serve over ice and muddled blackberries.

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  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    33.Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    ★★★

    The perfect Ben Tramer:

    Three (3) parts beer and
    One (1) part orange juice.

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  • Halloween II

    34.Halloween II

    ★★★

    The perfect Ben Tramer:

    Three (3) parts beer and
    One (1) part orange juice.

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  • Halloween

    35.Halloween

    ★★★½

    The perfect Ben Tramer:

    Three (3) parts beer and
    One (1) part orange juice.

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  • Dark Star

    36.Dark Star

    ★★½

    The perfect Dark Star:

    One tablespoon (🥄) instant coffee;
    Two tablespoons (🥄🥄) water;
    One and a half (1.5) parts light rum;
    A half part (.5) Kahlua™; and
    A splash (💦) of evaporated milk.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Weird Science

    37.Weird Science

    ★★½

    The perfect Weird Science:

    A Jell-O™ shot.

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  • Hulk

    38.Hulk

    ★½

    The perfect Hulk:

    One and a half (1.5) parts vodka;
    A half (.5) part Midori;
    A half (.5) part triple sec;
    Three (3) parts Mountain Dew™; and
    One (1) part pineapple juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Garden State

    39.Garden State

    ★★★

    The perfect Garden State:

    One (1) part rum and
    Two (2) parts prune juice.

    Garnish with sliced pineapple and serve over ice.

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  • Twilight Zone: The Movie

    40.Twilight Zone: The Movie

    ★★★½

    The perfect Twilight Zone: The Movie:

    One (1) part blended scotch;
    One (1) part red vermouth; and
    One (1) part club soda.

    Garnish with an orange slice or Bing cherries and serve over ice.

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  • Running Scared

    41.Running Scared

    ★★★

    The perfect Running Scared:

    Two (2) parts vodka;
    One (1) part peach schnapps; and
    One (1) part Red Bull™ energy drink.

    Serve over ice.

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  • The Lord of the Rings

    42.The Lord of the Rings

    ★★

    The perfect Lord of the Rings:

    One (1) part gin;
    One (1) part apple juice;
    A spoonful (🥄) of honey; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Stir and serve over ice.

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  • Joe

    43.Joe

    ★★★

    The perfect Joe:

    One (1) part Seagram's™ Seven Crown whiskey and
    Two to three (2-3) parts ginger ale.

    Serve over ice.

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  • The Comedy

    44.The Comedy

    ★★★½

    The perfect Comedy:

    One (1) shot of Fernet-Branca™ followed by
    One (1) tallboy of Pabst Blue Ribbon™.

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  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    45.Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    ★★★½

    The perfect Star Trek: The Motion Picture:

    Tang™ and gin, mixed to taste.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Blair Witch

    46.Blair Witch

    ★★½

    The perfect Blair Witch:

    Boxed red wine;
    Muddled blackberries; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Garnish with an orange slice and a sprig of rosemary.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

    47.Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

    ★★

    The perfect Blair Witch:

    Boxed red wine;
    Muddled blackberries; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Garnish with an orange slice and a sprig of rosemary.

    Serve over ice.

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  • The Blair Witch Project

    48.The Blair Witch Project

    ★★★★

    The perfect Blair Witch:

    Boxed red wine;
    Muddled blackberries; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Garnish with an orange slice and a sprig of rosemary.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Paranormal Activity

    49.Paranormal Activity

    ★★★

    The perfect Paranormal Activity:

    Two (2) parts bourbon;
    One (1) part amaretto; and
    A healthy splash (💦💦) of cream.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Lucky Number Slevin

    50.Lucky Number Slevin

    ★★★

    The perfect Lucky Number Slevin:

    One (1) part Seagram's 7 Crown Whiskey;
    Three (3) parts Fresca;
    A splash (💦) of fresh lime juice; and
    A splash (💦) of grenadine.

    Serve over ice.

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  • The Blue Lagoon

    51.The Blue Lagoon

    ★★

    The perfect Blue Lagoon:

    Two (2) parts vodka;
    One (1) part blue Curacao;
    Three (3) parts lemonade, and
    A splash (💦) of Blue Chair Bay Premium Blend coconut rum.

    Garnish with orange slices and serve over ice.

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  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    52.The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    ★★½

    The perfect Curious Case of Benjamin Button:

    One (1) part apple brandy;
    Two (2) parts Kentucky bourbon; and
    Four to six (4-6) parts Squirt™ brand soft drink.

    Serve over ice.

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  • The Shadow

    53.The Shadow

    ★★½

    The perfect Shadow:

    One (1) part Tsing Tao and
    One (1) part Guinness.

    Fill a glass halfway with Tsing Tao and float Guinness on top.

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  • Cocktail

    54.Cocktail

    ★★★½

    The perfect Cocktail:

    One (1) part Galliano;
    One (1) part sloe gin;
    One (1) part Southern Comfort;
    Three (3) parts vodka; and
    Six (6) parts orange soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • mother!

    55.mother!

    ★★★★

    The perfect mother!:

    One (1) part vodka; and
    Two to three (2-3) parts lemonade.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Hook

    56.Hook

    ★★½

    The perfect Hook:

    One (1) part dark rum;
    Two to three (2-3) parts water;
    A dash (-) of allspice;
    A squeeze (💦) of lime; and
    A spoonful of homemade turbinado spice syrup.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Pretty Maids All in a Row

    57.Pretty Maids All in a Row

    ★★★½

    The perfect Pretty Maids All in a Row:

    One (1) part coconut rum;
    One and a half (1 1/2) parts light rum;
    One (1) part coconut water;
    One half (1/2) part mango juice;
    One half (1/2) part passion fruit juice; and
    Two (2) parts pineapple juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Cruel Intentions

    58.Cruel Intentions

    ★★★

    The perfect Cruel Intentions:

    Fine sparkling wine with a dash (-) of Angostura bitters and a dash (-) of simple syrup.

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  • Mars Attacks!

    59.Mars Attacks!

    ★★

    The perfect Mars Attacks!:

    Two (2) parts gin;
    One half (1/2) part Midori; and
    Four (4) parts limeade.

    Garnish with maraschino cherries and serve over ice.

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  • Cosmopolis

    60.Cosmopolis

    ★★

    The perfect Cosmopolis:

    Two (2) parts vodka;
    One (1) part triple sec;
    One (1) part fresh lime juice; and
    Two (2) parts cranberry juice.

    Serve over ice.

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  • The Mothman Prophecies

    61.The Mothman Prophecies

    ★★★★

    The perfect Mothman Prophecies:

    One (1) part vodka;
    One (1) part Kahlua; and
    One (1) part club soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Dune

    62.Dune

    ★★★½

    The perfect Dune:

    Three (3) parts Pimm's No. 1;
    Three (3) parts honeydew melon juice;
    One (1) part freshly-made cardamom syrup;
    One half (1/2) part lemon juice; and
    A splash (💦) of ginger ale.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Across the Universe

    63.Across the Universe

    ★★★

    The perfect Across the Universe:

    One (1) part gin;
    Two (2) parts Pimm's No. 1;
    Three (3) parts lemonade; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Garnish with crushed strawberries and slices of cucumbers, apples, and lemons. Serve over ice.

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  • Prometheus

    64.Prometheus

    ★★½

    The perfect Prometheus:

    One (1) part vodka;
    One (1) part gin;
    One (1) part blue Curacao;
    Two (2) parts Sprite; and
    A splash (💦) of blackberry brandy.

    Serve over ice in a chrome glass.

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  • The Thomas Crown Affair

    65.The Thomas Crown Affair

    ★★½

    The perfect Thomas Crown Affair:

    Some vodka and
    A bunch of olives.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Teen Wolf

    66.Teen Wolf

    ★★★★

    The perfect Teen Wolf:

    One (1) part orange juice;
    One (1) part cranberry juice;
    One (1) part vodka; and
    A splash (💦) of peach schnapps.

    Serve over ice.

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  • I'm Still Here

    67.I'm Still Here

    ★★★

    The perfect I'm Still Here:

    One (1) part Coca-Cola and
    Two (2) parts boxed red wine.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    68.Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    ★★★½

    The perfect Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome:

    One (1) part light rum;
    One (1) part sparkling apple cider; and
    One (1) part ginger ale.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Birth

    69.Birth

    ★★★½

    The perfect Birth:

    One (1) part Clamato;
    One (1) part pale lager;
    A dash (-) of fish sauce;
    A squeeze (💦) of lemon; and
    A few cracked peppercorns.

    Garnish with a dill pickle.

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  • Hollow Man

    70.Hollow Man

    ★★½

    The perfect Hollow Man:

    One (1) part light rum and
    Three (3) parts tonic water.

    Pour over ice, stir into a tall collins glass, and garnish with a strip of candied bacon.

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  • Ishtar

    71.Ishtar

    ★★½

    The perfect Ishtar:

    One (1) part vodka;
    Three-quarters (3/4) part freshly-squeezed orange juice;
    Three-quarters (3/4) part pineapple juice;
    A dash (-) of grenadine; and
    A splash (💦) of club soda.

    Serve over ice.

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  • Cruising

    72.Cruising

    ★★★

  • The Family Man
  • The Rules of Attraction
  • Dirty Work