Rand Paul Cocktail

With the news that a bar near CPAC had served drinks named after possible GOP presidential candidates, I decided to try my own hand at mixology, creating a  that combines libertarian darling Rand Paul’s Kentucky roots with the tastes of his many college-aged supporters. The Rand Paul is the ultimate in libertarian cocktails, saying, ‘to hell with heavy regulation, I want a heavy pour’.

Ingredients:
2.5 oz. moonshine/clear whiskey
2 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 dash of orange juice

Pour whiskey, Cointreau and lime juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously, then strain into a margarita glass and add small dash of the orange juice. Savor the whiskey’s subtle bite and the notes of citrus before vomiting, convulsing and going blind because guess what: the whiskey’s distillery was unregulated and those limes were transported in a truck covered in gram-negative Legionella bacteria. Also, that Cointreau you used? It’s an Angolan counterfeit made in an old lead mine.

The orange juice was okay, though.

Congratulations on making a Rand Paul cocktail!


Sources:

How to party like a conservative CNN March 1, 2015

Mar 3, 2015 | Posted by in Snowflake | Comments Off on Rand Paul Cocktail
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