6 Delicious Game of Thrones Cocktails

Some liquid courage to prepare you for a night full of terrors.

Erica Riveraby Erica Rivera

They call it “liquid courage” for a reason. If you’re a hardcore fighter like those on Game of Thrones, you’re going to need a lot of it because “winter is coming!” The HBO series debuts its seventh season this Sunday night, and you’re going to want to raise a toast to the beginning of the end of Westeros as you’ve known it.

Luckily, there’s no shortage of Game of Thrones cocktails out there. Whether you want an expert bartender to mix it up for you or you prefer to get your buzz on in the privacy of your own home, these six cocktails will get you in the mood for medieval menace, sword fights, fire-breathing dragons, and complicated alliances. Now all your need is some armor!

6 Delicious Game of Thrones Cocktails:

Boneyard Bistro’s Game of Thrones-Themed Cocktails

Photo: Boneyard Bistro.

Photo: Castle Black Manhattan by Boneyard Bistro.

Boneyard Bistro, an eclectic BBQ concept in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles, has four cocktails on its bar menu that would mollify even the most cantankerous king.

Mother of Dragons: Made with mezcal, Ancho Verde Chile Liqueur, habanero-infused mezcal, hibiscus agave syrup, and lime.

Castle Black Manhattan: Made with Scotch, Averna Amaro, Cynar, cherry apple bitters, and black walnut bitters.

The Mountain Julep: Made with bourbon, Leopold’s Alpine Liqueur, Suze, and rosemary-sage simple syrup.

King’s Landing Mead: Made with cider, Bénédictine, lavender tincture, honey, and lemon.

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Red Priestess

Photo: Usquaebach.

Photo: Usquaebach.

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces Usquaebach premium blended
  • 1 ounce Amaro Lucano
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • Splash of fresh squeezed orange juice
  • Orange peel (for garnish)

Preparation:

Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into cocktail coupe. Garnish with orange peel.

Cocktail by Usquaebach.

King’s Landing

Photo: Liquid Lab NYC.

Photo: Liquid Lab NYC.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 ounces premium vodka
  • 1 ounce limoncello
  • 1/2 ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Combier D’abricot
  • 5 drops of Amarena cherry syrup
  • 3 Amarena cherries (for garnish)

Preparation:

In your shaker, combine vodka, limoncello, lemon juice, and Combier; shake well. Strain into chilled martini coupe. Spoon in 5 drops of Amarena cherry syrup (layers onto bottom of glass) and garnish with three Amarena cherries through skewer.

Cocktail by Liquid Lab NYC.