Two Game of Thrones cocktails: Melisandre and The Night's Watch


Melisandre: A cocktail inspired by Game of Thrones

by Sara Galactica

Melisandre: A cocktail inspired by Game of Thrones. Vodka, pomegranate liqueur, Russian caravan tea syrup, bitters. Recipe at saragalactica.com.

What you'll need:

  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 1.5 oz pomegranate liqueur
  • 3/4 oz Russian Caravan tea syrup
  • 9 dashes Dram Black bitters (or 7 dashes Angostura)

What to do:

Add all ingredients to an empty cocktail shaker or pitcher and stir to combine. 

Fill pitcher/shaker about halfway with ice, and stir until well chilled (about 40 seconds). 

Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with a couple Russian caravan tea leaves, or an orange twist.


The Night's Watch: A cocktail inspired by Game of Thrones

by Sara Galactica

The Night's Watch: A cocktail inspired by Game of Thrones. Gin, Grand Marnier, Cynar, honey, red wine vinegar. Recipe at saragalactica.com.

What you'll need:

  • 1 oz gin
  • 1 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1/4-1/2 oz Cynar
  • 1/2 tsp honey + red wine vinegar combo (instructions below)

What to do:

To make the honey + red wine vinegar syrup: In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon each honey and red wine vinegar. Stir until honey is completely dissolved. 

In an empty cocktail shaker or pitcher, combine all ingredients above and stir to combine.

Fill pitcher/shaker about halfway with ice, and stir until well chilled (about 40 seconds). 

Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.