One of the best past-times for any woman is having a few drinks with close friends while catching up on their favorite TV shows. But how can you spice things up? The answer is simple: themed cocktails based on your favorite TV show!

 

Below are our six best “girl’s night in” cocktails based on your favorite TV shows.  Click on the links provided for pictures and details on the original recipe. Ingredients are already scaled to size so you do not have to do the math!

 

1. “The Doctor Who” Cocktail: The Midnight Blue Margarita! (Makes 4)

Ingredients

  • 6 oz tequila blanco
  • 2 oz blue curacao
  • 3 oz blueberry syrup*
  • 2 oz meyer lemon juice

Directions

Shake ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker, then serve in a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with blueberries speared on a cocktail toothpick.

*For blueberry syrup, use equal parts (2 oz.) of water, sugar, and blueberries. Bring to a boil. Let cool before using.

 

2. “House of Cards” Cocktail: No Patience Cocktail (Makes 4)

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. bourbon (recommended: Blanton)
  • 4 oz. BBQ shrub*
  • 3 oz. of Angostura bitters
  • 1 piece of bacon, (optional garnish)

Directions

In a rocks glass, combine all ingredients. Add ice, stir 30 times. If desired, garnish with a piece of crispy bacon.

*For BBQ Shrub, combine all ingredients in medium pot: 2 cup BBQ Sauce, 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar, 2 cup sugar, 1 cup water. Heat until reduced by 1/3, about 15 minutes, and strain. Extra liquid can be saved in an airtight container for 3 days.

 

3. “Breaking Bad” Cocktail: Walter White Chocolate Martini (Makes 4)

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. whiskey
  • 4 oz. rum cream liqueur (recommended: RumChata)
  • 2 oz. hazelnut liqueur
  • 2 oz. coconut rum
  • Melted milk chocolate, optional for garnish

Directions

In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine all ingredients and shake well. Strain into martini glass. Drizzle melted chocolate into drink if desired.

 

4. “Downton Abby” Cocktail: Oliver’s Bar Downton Abby (Makes 2)

Ingredients

  • 1 lime (squeezed)
  • 6 oz. Henderick’s Gin
  • 4 oz. St. Germain
  • Topped with Champagne

Directions

Stir together ingredients, and pour into champagne glasses.

 

5. “Girls” Cocktail: Pomegranate Lemondrop Martini (Makes 2)

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. vodka (optional: lemon vodka)
  • 2 oz. fresh pomegrant juice
  • 2 oz. lemon juice
  • 2 lemon peels for garnish

Directions

In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine all ingredients and shake well. Pour into martini glass, garnish with lemon peel.

 

6. “The Walking Dead” Cocktail: Sexy Zombie Martini (Makes 2)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 oz. Malibu Rum
  • 2 dashes Chambord
  • 1/2 oz. Midori
  • 2 dashes Jågermeister
  • 1 oz. pineapple Juice

Directions

Shake midori, malibu and pineapple juice ove ice and strain evenly into two 2 champagne flutes or martini glass. Sink a dash of Chambord into each flute by running it down the side of the glass. Layer a dash of Jager in each glass.

 

What other TV shows do you think deserve their own cocktail? Have you tried any of these cocktails before? Let me know what you think of these recipes in the comments below or tweet me @kateeb790!