5 Cocktails for the Drinking Gamer

A short list on some great cocktails that combine drinking and gaming.

Inspiration: Portal 2 

This unique pairing of drinks, called Portal Two, was created by Loading, a video game bar based in the UK. The first cocktail consists of rum, Orangina, and Cointreau. The second is a mix of blue curacao, lemonade, and vodka.

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Inspiration: The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 

Chateau Romani, created by EXP Bar Online, is made from amaretto, Frangelico, Wild Turkey American Honey, and milk. 

Guaranteed to give you three days of magic or double your rupees back.  


Inspiration: Mega Man X Series

The Z-Saber is the iconic energy sword of Zero, one of the main characters of the Mega Man X series. 

The drink, created by Mitch Hutts of The Drunken Moogle, combines vodka, gin, white tequila, triple sec, melon liqueur, and lemon-lime soda into a creation as dangerous as its namesake. 


Inspiration: Killzone 2

The drink, entitled Tears of the Helghast, was created by Games Radar as part of a special article and tested by Veronica Belmont. Yes, the same Belmont that was the former host of Qore.

So what's in this blood-red drink? Coffee liqueur, Creme de Noyaux, cream, and a lot of cherries. 


Inspiration: Destiny 

Cristina Viseu creates some great gaming and geek-inspired creations and this cocktail is one of them. 

A simple combination of tonic water, blackberry syrup, curacao, and gin, this beauty glows under black lights. 


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Recent graduate interested in video game development, lore, and representation in gaming.