Bottoms up! Election-themed cocktail recipes

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A presidential election only comes around once every four years, so indulge in these decadent, themed cocktails from our friends at The General Public.

HILLARITA
  • 1-1/2 oz. Dulce Vida Blanco
  • 1 oz. Paula's Orange
  • 2 oz. S&S
  • 1 oz. Basil Hayden

Combine all ingredients except Basil Hayden in a shaker tin with ice. Shake until combined. Put new ice in a mason jar and strain ingredients into the jar. Top with Basil Hayden. Garnish with a red & white straw and a lime wedge with a pom-pom stick.

TRUMPTINI
  • 2 oz. Karlsson's Gold Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Dolin Vermouth

Combine Karlsson's and Dolin in a Boston Shaker. Stir until combined. Strain into a martini glass. Place martini glass on gold plates with a caviar spoon. Top with gold flakes and serve IMMEDIATELY.

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SHRINKING JOHNSON
  • 1-1/2 oz. Basil Hayden
  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz. honey
  • 5 basil leaves
  • Ginger ale
  • 1 basil spring

Combine all ingredients except Basil Hayden in a shaker tin with ice. Shake until combined. Put new ice in a mason jar and strain ingredients into the jar. Top with Basil Hayden. Garnish with a red & white straw and a lime wedge with a pom-pom stick.

THE STEIN

Serve draft beer of choice in an 18-ounce recyclable cup. Garnish with red straw-Stein sticker.

#NONEOFTHEABOVE
  • 1-1/2 oz. Knob Creek Rye
  • 3/4 oz. dry vermouth
  • 1/2 oz. Cocchi
  • 1/4 oz. Capari

Combine and stir with ice to chill. Double strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a luxardo cherry.

If the election fatigue is too overwhelming and you can't bear to mix up your election-themed cocktails, head on over to CityCentre for The General Public's Election Day Party to Forget. Guests wearing an "I Voted" sticker will receive a free appetizer to enjoy with their cocktails.
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