Monday, April 15, 2024

Can Firewhiskey And Klingon Bloodwine Keep You Warm

Can these two classic fiction cocktail keep you warm this winter?

With this weather, you might be stuck inside looking for something fun and different.  For all the Harry Potter and Star Trek fans, here are two recipes which may bring a warm to your heart and soul. So, can Firewhiskey and Klingon Bloodwine keep you warm?

To be honest, drinking alcohol to warm up is an old myth. The truth is, if you’re outside in the cold for a long period of time and you’re not careful, a few draughts of alcohol isn’t too wise.The feeling of warmth is an illusion. Alcohol, on its own, doesn’t warm you up. What it does is cause your blood vessels to dilate, sending more blood than normal to your skin, giving you the feeling of warmth while actually making you lose heat much faster.  So if you indulge, don’t do it out in the freezing temperatures.

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Firewhisky is an alcoholic drink consumed by wizards and witches in the Harry Potter universe. While the underage were not allowed to purchase it, it was occasionally consumed.. It was known to cause a burning sensation when drunk, and for filling one’s body with courage.  The lore is it was crafted after Fireball liquor.

 

Bloodwine is a popular alcoholic drink among Klingons, best served warm. As with many Klingon foods and beverages, it was not for the faint of heart. Bloodwine is a very known to be highly intoxicating, making it a bit of a hit to non-Klingons. Klingon captains and generals were fond of carrying several barrels of their favorite vintages to celebrate victories. Bloodwine is traditionally consumed by warriors being inducted into the Order of the Bat’leth. Bloodwine was used in a symbolic gesture following the Invasion of Cardassia in 2375.

FIREWHISKEY

Liquor and an open flame – what more can you ask for on a cold day stuck inside????  Make magic with this delightful cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz whiskey
  • 1/2 oz cinnamon schnapps
  • Splash of 151 rum

Create

1.) Add 1 ounce of whiskey, 1/2 an ounce of Cinnamon Schnapps and some ice to a beverage shaker

2.) Shake to chill

3.) Pour into a highball glass

4.) Splash some 151 on the top

5.) With your wand or a lighter, light your Firewhiskey

6.) Drink, preferably after putting out the flames

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Klingon Bloodwine

This concoction will light a fire in your soul and help you envision going to a bold new place.   Live long and prosper!

Ingredients

  • 1 oz gold tequila
  • 1 oz spiced rum
  • dash of grenadine
  • 2 dashes of tabasco
  • Cranberry juice to top it off

CREATE

  • In a shaker, add dashes of tabasco and grenadine.
  • Add the rum and tequila, then top off the drink with cranberry juice until full.
  • Add ice, shake twice, serve in a red wine glass or martini glass

Can Firewhiskey and Klingon Bloodwine keep you warm, it will definitely make you feel on fire!

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