Your 2018 Guide to Comic-Con Themed Cocktails

Why does Comic-Con always seem to fall on one of the hottest weekends of the year? Because it does! If youʼre looking to beat the heat (and the crowds), these local digs got you covered. Live your best Comic-Con life and cool off with these perfectly themed cocktails.

COMIC CON PUNS AHEAD because letʼs face it… Nerd puns are the best puns.

Is there a Dr. in the house?

As the night settled they knew not what to do,

So they stopped by Salt & Whiskey for “The LORAX” & “Horton Hears a Who”

These Dr. Suess drinks are a must-try and I hear there are many more on the menu…

The LORAX

Japanese Whiskey
Japanese Liqueur
Rhubarb
Mint
Lime

Horton Hears a Who

Vodka
Blue Curacao
Pineapple
Coconut Favored Liqueur

The Secret Garden

The Secret is out!

It’s no secret this drink is both delicious and refreshing. This cocktail’s floral tones make you think you are actually in a Garden. The  LOCAL knows all the secrets… but we’ll share it with you guys!

  • Grapefruit & Rose Vodka
  • Rosemary Simple Syrup
  • Fresh Grapefruit
  • Red-Bull (Lemon Organic)

SEARSUCKER GETS OFFICIAL

San Diego ASSEMBLE! If this battle cry sounds familiar than check out the drinks below!

Spider-Man

Sure to get your Spidey-Senses tingling, this House-Infused Strawberry Jalapeño cocktail lives up to its name. Itʼs bold, fresh, and packs a punch! (See what we did there?)

Black Panther

This drink is sure to take you to a hidden utopia. The Bourbon comes in strong, with the muddled blackberries giving you the perfect balance. Rumor has it that there is Vibranium in these drinks…. “WAKANDA FOREVER”

STAR-LORD

Coined the ”OFFICIAL COCKTAIL OF COMIC-CON”…

The galaxy’s outlaw becomes its guardian. I think Chris Pratt himself would agree, the drink is worthy of its name. Stop by Searsucker this weekend for more Comic-Con drink exclusives.

  • PIMM’s #1
  • Bruised Basil
  • Pressed Lemon
  • Pickled Carrot

The NOLEN presents...

The DARK SIDE

A

long time ago in a shaker tin not so far away lies this charcoal-y goodness. Donʼt underestimate the power of this beverage. Head to the Courtyard by Marriott and up to The NOLEN with your favorite stormtroopers.

  • Charcoal
  • Rye whiskey
  • Averna
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Cherry Garnish
Saturday Morning Cartoons with...

BARLEYMASH

Itʼs never too late for Breakfast! Drinks may cause severe nostalgia and develop desires for onesie pajamas. Youʼve been warned.

Cuckoo 4 Cocoa

Horchata Vodka / Creme de Cacao / Vanilla Syrup / Modern Times Cold Brew / Half-N-Half

Saturday morning cartoons would have been much more fun with this bad-boy. Loaded to the top with Cocoa Puffs, the cuckoo 4 cocoa cocktail has just the right amount of sweet to have you drinking all the “dirty milk” left over. Might want to ask for a spoon.

Tuscan Fiesta

Just follow your nose! Order this rainbow adventure of a drink to taste ALL the yummy flavors. Barleymash serves up Fruit-Loops infused tequila for that true cereal enthusiast.

Breakfast Shot

Whiskey doesn’t always taste better in the morning, but add some OJ and a piece of bacon and you’ll be ready to brave those Hall H lines in no time.

Cinnamon Toast Crunch

“Why do kids love the taste of Cinnamon Toast Crunch?” You might have the answer after ordering up this shot!

PopTart Party

Another trip down nostalgia lane brings us to the “PopTart Party” this drink has everything you need to have a party…in a cup 😜

FLORENT GOES NINTENDO

Did blowing into those NES cartridges ever REALLY work? (duhhh) Discuss this and other Nintendo phenomena over these drinks at FLORENT all weekend.

Princess’ Peachy Paradise

Rumor has it that every time MARIO and company come to save Peach, she’s calmly drinking this cocktail in the castle’s dungeon. Can you imagine Bowser whippin’ this up for Peach? “Thank You Mario, but our princess is in another castle!”

Falcon Punch

We all remember Falcon right? He’s probably in a other galaxy speeding light years ahead. If Falcon had his own drink… this would be it! Enough caffeine to keep a pilot alert, and enough punch to keep a chip on his shoulder. Maverick who?

Metroid Wine

52D7-F26D / D0DF-FA6D / C288-C5A7
If these codes look familiar… Then you definitely had infinity missiles on your Metroid journey. Like the game, this drink is hard to beat and requires a unique skill-set.

Donut-Bar

joins the fun!

WHAM
w/ Donut-Bar Blonde Ale

“POW” – “ZING” – “WHAM”
Calling all Superheroes! This donut covers all the basis and pairs well with Donut-Bar’s Blonde Ale.

The Conan (2018)
w/ Mimosa

Orange Hair, meet Orange Juice.
Donuts and Mimosas are a match made in heaven. If you weren’t able to see Conan live, now is your time to take a selfie!

The HOMER
w/ House Cold Brew

D’Oh – Nut
Police-Chief Wiggum would be proud of this HOMER. And if you’re not sold on Cold Brew yet… TRY THIS

GET TIPSY

“Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?” Watch Tipsy Crow turn into Gotham City with these awesome cocktails. Can you guess which is “The Dark Night” and which is “Poison Ivy”? AND while we are on this topic…

Who is the best actor to play BATMAN? Discuss…..

TIPSYCROW_WEB

The Dark Night

Bourbon / Clue Curacao / Cranberry / Sprite / Sweet & Sour / Dry Ice

RAISE THE ROOF!

Is it a bird, is it a plane? Nope, itʼs a flying mule!
Tin Roof remixes a classic. This citrus drink will give you enough B12 to get through all of Comic-Con. Get your energy boost here then stay for the music.

THURS-SAT NIGHT after 9pm!

TinROof_WEB

The Flying Mule

Vodka / Ginger Beer / Fresh Lime Juice / Red Bull (Tropical Flavor)

El Guante Infinito AKA the Infinity Gauntlet at

EL CHINGON

ELCHINGON_WEB
El Chingon serves up some “Bad Ass Mexican” food, but they also know a thing or two about tequila! Dubbed the Flight of Thanos, this mini-margarita flight let’s you choose who lives and dies…
Bring a friend and try them all!

Now go forth and may the Comic-Con force be with you!

jen rubin

What did we miss?

Let us know your favorite themed cocktail in the comments!

Ryan Mills

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