Episode 051

Talking Tropes

Tropes sometimes have a bad reputation, but what are they really? Avery and D.C. discuss some common tropes and why they’re often seen in a negative light, as well as ways you can subvert them or roll with them.

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Drink Pairing:
“Enemies to Lovers”

Spicy and sweet and just a little bitter.

  • 1.5oz Green Chile Vodka
  • 2oz Pineapple Juice
  • .5oz Lime Juice
  • .5oz simple syrup
  • Dash Angostura Bitters
  • Seltzer / Soda Water

(If you can’t get green chile vodka, you can muddle a couple of jalapenos into the syrup first before adding the other ingredients to the shaker, then double-strain).

  1. Shake all except seltzer in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Strain into a highball glass with ice
  3. Top with seltzer
  4. Gently stir

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