(Inspired by Borderlands 3)
1 1/2 oz. Butterfly Pea Flower Infused Gin
1 oz. Lillet Blanc
1/2 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
1/2 oz. Champagne Syrup
3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
Shake all together with ice. Strain into champagne flute over ice and garnish with lemon peel and purple rock candy.
Here’s another Gameologist original themed recipe for y’all. I recently finished playing through Borderlands 3 and loved every minute of it, so here is my tribute to it in cocktail form. This drink is made for the ancient alien race, the Eridians, that they often enjoyed after a long day of building secret vaults all over the universe. The combo of champagne syrup, lillet, maraschino, and gin all make for a very elegant, light, and refreshing beverage. Got the butterfly pea flower in there too of course to give it that gorgeous purple color.
The game itself was extremely fun and it came back with a bang to reassert itself as the original looter shooter. The gameplay is as fun as ever, the characters just as funny and entertaining as always, and the side quests in this one are some of the best in the series. Those were my favorite part of the game because a lot of the side quests have fun Easter eggs, referencing everything from The Room to Lord of the Rings to dank memes. Needless to say the game is a good time and doesn’t take itself too seriously and there’s like a billion guns to play around with (literally), so it never gets old.
Also throwing this in for the candy garnish contest being held by @bestcocktails this month.