SinCity Bartender's Star Trek Day Cocktail: The Samarian Sunset
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Happy Star Trek Day, everyone! Today is a special day for all of us Trekkies out there, and we have the perfect cocktail to help you celebrate. The Samarian Sunset is a delicious drink that will make you feel like you're on board the USS Enterprise. Let's take a closer look at this recipe.
This History of Star Trek
The first episode of Star Trek aired on September 8, 1966. The show was set between the 22nd and 24th centuries and followed the adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise. While the show only lasted for three seasons, it has become one of the most popular sci-fi franchises of all time. The success of the original series led to the creation of spin-off shows, movies, books, comics, and toys.
Today, there are thousands of die-hard Trekkies who celebrate the show's rich history. Despite its relatively short run, Star Trek managed to explore social issues, such as racism and sexism, in a way that was ahead of its time. The show also inspired a new generation of scientists and engineers, many of whom credit Star Trek with sparking their interest in science and technology. For millions of fans around the world, Star Trek is more than just a TV show; it's a way of life.
Who Is SinCity
SinCity Bartender Founder Jason Puckly started his mixology journey in 2017. Puckly began posting on social media in 2020 and since then he has grown to amass over 1.5 million followers worldwide. His passion for creating cocktails is inspiring for even the most amateur bartender. SinCity has crafted the Samarian Sunset to help us celebrate Star Trek day!
How To Make The Samarian Sunset Recipe
Tip: Use the Barsys Coaster for an elevated cocktail-making experience!
- 1.5 oz Tequila
- 1 oz Triple Sec
- 0.5 oz Magic Syrup
- 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
- 4 oz Club Soda
Preparation time without the Barsys Coaster 5 - 10 minutes
- In a mixing glass with ice, add in Tequila, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, and Club Soda.
- Stir gently and strain into a Hurricane Glass.
- Pour in the Magic Syrup to see the cocktail change color and serve.
Optional: Garnish with a Lemon Wheel
Tips On How To Make The Best Samarian Sunset Star Trek Day Cocktails
- Try using food grade dry ice to create a futuristic cocktail.
- Garnish with a maraschino cherry and or lime wheel.
- Serve in a chilled martini glass or tall glass to keep your cocktail cold.
- Customize the flavor of your Star Trek Day cocktail by adding a pineapple juice splash, a bit of orange juice, or even a little lime juice.
- Try switching the club soda to a lemon lime soda for even more flavor.
Recommended Tequila Brands
When it comes to tequila, there are a few brands that stand out as being the best of the best.
1800 Tequila is one such brand. This premium tequila is made from 100% blue agave, and it has a smooth, mellow flavor that is perfect for sipping.
Jose Cuervo is another excellent tequila brand. Its tequilas are made from a blend of blue agave and other agaves, and they have a slightly sweet flavor that makes them ideal for mixing in cocktails.
Tequila Herradura is another top-notch tequila brand. Its tequilas are made entirely from blue agave, and they have a rich, complex flavor that is great for sipping neat or on the rocks.
What Food To Pair With Your Star Trek Cocktails
What goes better with a sci-fi themed party than some delicious, out-of-this-world cocktails? If you're looking to take your Trek-themed party to the next level, we've got some great suggestions for what food to pair with your Star Trek cocktails.
For a truly unique experience, try serving up some "Chicken of the Sea" sushi rolls.
What could be better than some green-colored popcorn to go along with your Samarian Sunset?
If you're looking for something a little sweeter, try pairing your cocktail with chocolate cake or brownies.
So whatever you're serving up at your next Trek-themed party, make sure to include some delicious Star Trek cocktails - and don't forget the food pairing!
There you have it! All about Star Trek, SinCity, and our favorite Star Trek Day cocktail. The Samarian Sunset is the perfect cocktail for any Star Trek fan. This delicious drink is sure to take your taste buds on a journey to the final frontier.
To a Happy Star Trek Day with SinCity's Samarian Sunset!