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Resident Evil

An infectious Tonic
Inspired by Resident Evil

After word about the bar slowly spread, Capcom got in touch to see if we were interested in creating a drink for one of their franchises. Brainstorming followed, we dismissed the Mega Man-hattan which made a debut years later and Final Sprite 3 was vetoed. After sketching drinks based on common elements in the games (Ink ribbons, herbs, zombies) this led to a bar regular suggesting the T-Virus and after some refinement and testing, the drink concept came together, for our ‘G&T Virus’ we were going to need syringes. A lot of syringes.

Ingredients

  • Highball Glass
  • Ice
  • 15ml Grenadine
  • 25ml Sloe Gin
  • 5ml Blue Curacao
  • 5ml Midori
  • 10ml Gordon’s
  • 10ml Bombay Saphire
  • 200ml Sprite
  • 5ml syringes
  • lime juice

Method

Take a highball glass and fill with ice, start the cocktail by pouring the grenadine into the bottom of the glass, add the sloe gin and stir. Carefully pour the sprite down the side of the glass (this is to help keep the Sloe nicely layered at the bottom) Next take two shot glasses and mix together Blue Curacao and Bombay Saphire in one (T-Virus) and Midori and Gordon’s (Antivirus) in the other. Fill a different syringe with each mix and balance on the glass.

The Game

Resident Evil, known in Japan as Biohazard, is a Japanese horror media franchise created by Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara and owned by the video game company Capcom. The story follows outbreaks of zombies and other monsters created mainly by the Umbrella Corporation.

The franchise began with the video game Resident Evil, released in 1996. It has grown to encompass numerous sequels of various genres, incorporating elements of action, exploration, and puzzle-solving, and storylines inspired by horror and action films. Resident Evil is Capcom’s best-selling video game franchise, with over 100 million units sold worldwide as of May 2020. The Resident Evil live-action film series is also the highest-grossing film series based on video games.

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