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Recipe Wed Dec 19 2012

It's the End of the World as We Know It Cocktail

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Unless you've been completely cut off from pop culture, you know that Friday marks the Mayan-predicted apocalypse. And several restaurants are cashing in on the (possibly) non-existent fire and brimstone event - including Logan Square's Longman & Eagle. The trendy establishment will "commemorate the destruction of all things human" with an exclusive cocktail that's sure to put hair on your chest: Out With a Bang, priced at $20.12.

Longman & Eagle were kind enough to share the recipe, a variation on the classic Blackthorn cocktail.

Out with a Bang!
2oz 2012 Thomas H. Handy Rye
3/4oz Carpano Antica
2 dashes Angostura
2 dashes Absinthe

We have another suggestion: a tumbler filled with fermented corn liquor. So, what are you drinking on Friday?

 

Joanna / December 19, 2012 10:54 AM

Glogg at Simons! What better way to end civilization as we know it than with fortified Swedish wine?

Andrew / December 19, 2012 3:42 PM

I'll have some nice scotch from Islay, which might as well be the end of the world.

For beer drinkers, perhaps La Fin du Monde?

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