Big Hairy Oaf
- 1 part vodka
- 1 part peach schnapps
- 4 parts dark ginger ale (we use Buffalo Rock)
Directions: Mix liquid ingredients in glass with ice. Add lime zest or squeeze of lime. Garnish with lime wedge. This adaptation of a fuzzy navel (or hairy navel with the addition of the vodka) has a Chewbacca color if you get a dark ginger ale, and perfectly captures his strength and sweetness.
This drink appears in “Chewie Sidekicks.”
- 2 oz rum
- .5 oz amaretto
- .5 dry vermouth
- piece of fruit or several berries
- orange juice
Directions: In a lowball glass add rum and muddle fruit or berries (raspberries were used in the pictured drink). Add amaretto, dry vermouth, and ice. Fill remainder with orange juice and stir. Named in honor of random background person with skull mask named “Rum Sleg.” This drink (though not the name) also works great with vodka instead of rum.
This drink appears in “Phantom the Menace.”
- 1.5 oz gin
- 1.5 teaspoons creme de violette
- 1.5 teaspoons maraschino liqueur
- .75 oz lemon juice
- .5 oz lime juice
- splash grapefruit soda
Directions: For this souped up Aviation, mix all ingredients except for grapefruit soda in shaker with ice. Strain into cup add splash of grapefruit soda (or more to taste).
This drink appears in “Top 10 Ships.”
Java the Hutt
- 8 oz coffee (hot or cold)
- 1 oz rum
- 3 oz RumChata
Directions: Mix all ingredients in a large mug. If using hot coffee, top with whipped cream. If using cold coffee, rim mug or glass with cinnamon and sugar and add ice.
This drink appears in “The Oscar Goes To….”
Death Star Shot
- 1.5 oz of tequila
- 1 slice of jalapeno
- 1 one wedge or orange or lime
Directions: Put jalapeno slice in shot of tequila. Slice may float or sink. Try to squeeze the citrus juice within the circle of jalepeno without your targeting computer. Drink.
If you leave the jalapeno in the glass when you drink, your shot just impacted on the surface.
This drink appears in “2 New 2 Hope.”
The Blue Beru
- 1/2 Cup frozen bluerries
- 1/2 Cup (or a little less) of milk or dairy substitute
- 1/2 banana
- 1.5 oz vodka
- .75 oz Bailey’s
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- Optional: other fruits, berries, juices, e.g. strawerries, pomegranate seeds, etc.
Directions: Combine all liquid ingredients in blender. Fill liquid to near the top with crushed ice. Add sugar and fruits. Blend to desired consistency.
For non-alcoholic version leave out vodka, and substitute chocolate syrup for Bailey’s, and add additional sugar as needed.
For an A New Hope watch party, make this drink and additional fruits and berries guests can add to their Blue Beru and mix with immersion blender if frozen or hand-mixer if fresh.
This drink appears in “Happy New Hope.”
Chewie’s Special Ewok Nog
- 2 parts eggnog
- 1 part vodka
- 1 part amaretto
Directions: Stir all ingredients in glass. Garnish with nutmeg and/or candy cane.
This drink appears in “We Serve Droids Saves Life Day.”
The Forest Moon
- 2 oz. bourbon (or rye)
- 1 dash of lemon juice
- 2 shakes bitters
- 1 tablespoon rosemary simple syrup*
Directions: Combine all ingredients in old fashioned glass and stir. Add ice. Garnish with rosemary sprig. Optional: You can add carbonated water, if you want to dilute it.
*To make rosemary simple syrup, dissolve sugar in boiling water, 2:1 water to sugar ratio. Add a few sprigs of rosemary in water. Turn off heat once sugar is dissolved and let sit 30 minutes before straining out rosemary and cooling.
This drink appears in “The Endor of the Trilogy.”
The Mos Eisley Mule
- 2 oz. vodka
- 1 lime (juiced)
- 1 jalepeno seeded (less spicy but tastier alternative Anaheim pepper)
- 4 oz. very spicy ginger ale (we use Buffalo Rock; Blenheim also works)
Directions: Combine vodka, lime juice and seeded hot pepper. Muddle hot pepper and strain out remains. Pour into glass (or copper mug) with ice and add ginger ale. Garnish with pieces of hot pepper if you want the drink to continue to get spicier.
This drink appears in “Jabba’s Palace.”
The Oil Bath
- 2 oz. gin
- 1 lemon (juiced)
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 egg white
- 2 teaspoons high quality olive oil
- dash of bitters (optional)
Directions: Add all ingredients to shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously with a tight grip on the lid (the egg white reacts the other ingredients). Serve in chilled martini glass. (The egg white is necessary to create a foam that captures the olive oil.)
This drink appears in “Gonk In Your Bunker.”