Dark Horse Comics turns 30 this year and to mark the event, June 4th is Dark Horse Day! After grabbing your promo bundle from a participating shop, relax and raise a glass to another 30 years with these Dark Horse Comics inspired drinks!
Hellboy in Manhattan
A classic cocktail made with Alberta Premium Dark Horse rye.
2.5 ounces Dark Horse rye whisky
1 ounces sweet red vermouth
A dash of Angostura bitters
Pour into a glass half filled with ice, stir, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.
Kaylee’s Strawberry Mint Julep
Put on some fancy duds and aim to misbehave with this delightful summer drink.
1 tsp powdered sugar
2 tsp water
4-6 fresh mint leaves
1-2 strawberries, chopped
2-3 ounces bourbon
Muddle sugar, water, mint and strawberry in a highball glass. Fill with ice, add bourbon and stir. Garnish with mint and strawberry. Bonus points for a drink umbrella that looks like Kaylee’s.
William the Bloody
Once known for his bloody awful poetry, Spike is everyone’s loveable vampire (or love to hate vampire).
2 ounces Forty Creek Spike whisky
Blood orange soda (or blood orange juice and carbonated water)
Dash of pear bitters
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add whisky and top up with blood orange soda. Add a dash of pear bitters and gently stir. Garnish with blood orange slice.