Movie cocktails: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

Ok, bear with me. In my bid to create drinks for some of the major film releases throughout the year, I thought I’d try to come up with something to mark Terminator: Dark Fate, because a new Terminator film always deserves a celebration.

But it turns out that a film about a killer cyborg from the future does not easily lend itself well to obvious ingredients for a craft cocktail.

Still, I had a silver glitter spray and the firm opinion that it’s all just a bit of fun, innit. So here’s a long gin drink that’s painted silver and incorporates a key theme from the films: thyme.

I also used the Spanish gin Atxa purely so that I can call this an...

Atxa La Vista



1.5oz Atxa Gin
1/2oz Lemon Juice
1/2oz Thyme-infused Sugar Syrup
Soda

Method: Shake the first three ingredients with ice and then strain into a long glass filled with ice and sprayed silver. Top up with the soda and garnish with a sprig of thyme and a Terminator/toy robot stirrer.


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