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A little over 40 years has passed since George Lucas graced the world with the presence of Star Wars. So far, not one movie in the Star Wars franchise has brought in less than 200 million dollars. The Force Awakens movie alone made more than 930 million dollars in box office revenue. Attention, all Star Wars fans! Gear up to revisit the land of Chewie, Leia, Solo, and Luke because a new movie has been announced for the year 2023. Whether you get the chance to celebrate with an in-person party or a virtual watch party you can still make your very own Star Wars inspired cocktails!

  1. Baby Yoda

Of course, you love cocktails. Right? Then, surely, you’ll love a Yoda cocktail more! The Yoda cocktail originated from our friends in Tampa, Fla. Many Floridians have nothing but good things to say about this cocktail, which was initially prepared by Morgan Zuch, a bar manager.

Here are the ingredients that you need:

  • 1 oz. White Rum
  • ½ oz. Spiced Rum
  • ½ oz. Melon Liqueur
  • 3 oz. Pineapple juice
  • Splash of Dark Rum
  • Splash of Blue Curacao
  • Lime

Here is how you make it:

  • First combine pineapple juice, spiced rum, blue curacao, white rum, and melon liqueur in a glass filled with ice. Then, mix well.
  • Second, place a napkin around a glass and fill with ice. Next, add blue berries or grapes for eyes. Afterward, place slices of lime on each side of glass for ears. Lastly, pour mix over.
  • Last, use dark rum to finish off your beverage.
  1. Rancor’s Toothpick

Rancor’s Toothpick is a creative cocktail made by, Timothy, a Long Island Bar owner.

Here are the ingredients you need:

  • 2 dashes of mole bitters
  • 1 oz. of sweet vermouth
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Old Forester Signature 100-proof bourbon
  • 1 oz. of Cynar
  • Orange peel

Here are the directions:

  • First, take each ingredient and combine them in a mixing glass filled with ice. Then, stir until it is completely chilled.
  • Next, twist the solution into a frozen double old-fashioned glass on 1 large ice cube.
  • Lastly, extract the oil from a large orange peel over the top of the beverage. Then, dispose of the peel.
  1. The Frost Awakens

We have another one! Wow, this drink looks frosty, right? Are you wondering how it tastes yet? Get in the Star Wars mood with Atlanta native and general manager, Ryan Morris’s, tasty rum beverage!

Here are the ingredients you need:

  • 2 oz of fresh orange juice
  • 2 oz of coconut milk
  • 1 ½ oz Bayou rum
  • 2 oz Pineapple juice

Here is how you make it:

  • First, simply combine all the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice and then shake it well.
  • Then, strain into a glass of your choosing over ice.
  1. Kylo Rye

This whiskey-filled cocktail is the talk of the town! Many people say the taste is scorching and spicy. Go ahead and mix one up!

Here are the ingredients that you need:

  • 2 oz Crater Lake rye whiskey
  • Club soda
  • Lime
  • ¼ oz of fresh lime juice

Here are the instructions:

  • First, blend juice and whiskey in a glass filled with ice.
  • Second, top the beverage with the club soda.
  • Lastly, garnish the beverage with lime.
  1. Galaxy Pineapple Star Mojito

Here are the ingredients that you need:

  • 10 fresh pineapple chunks
  • Sparking soda water
  • 4 pieces of star fruit
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 oz of rum

Here is how to prepare it:

  • First, take fresh mint leaves and put half of them to the glass. Using a muddle, crush star fruit and pineapple. Set aside one piece of star fruit and one pineapple to garnish.
  • Next, add ice and sugar to the glass. Then, top of the beverage with soda water and rum to rim.
  • Lastly, place additional mint leaves, star fruit, and pineapple to rim.

These were just a few fun and imaginative ways to make Star Wars inspired drinks at home, hope you enjoy.

After you have finished making one of these drinks, take a moment to enjoy these interesting facts about Star Wars!

Facts You May Not Know About Star Wars

Casting Choices Were Initially Supposed to Be Very Different.

During pre-production, director George Lucas, had many different ideas on who the cast members would be. He considered the possibility of having an all-Japanese cast. Prominent names began to come up for these roles such as Akira Kurosawa. Then, an all-African American cast was considered.

Visual Aids Were Used to Sell Star Wars.

The final budget for the Star Wars movie turned out to be 11 million dollars. Star Wars was noticed after Lucas released a series of drawings of illustrator Ralph McQuarrie.

Harrison Ford role as Han Solo was an Accident.

George Lucas was looking for fresh faces that he had never worked with before. The auditions for Star Wars lasted a long seven months before Harrison Ford was brought in to give lines to actors who were auditioning. However, Lucas was so amazed by Harrison’s acting skills that he was casted for the role instead.

Yoda Was Originally Meant to Be A Monkey.

J.W. Rinzler has a book called The Making of Star Wars. In this book, it states that George Lucas initially intended Yoda to be a monkey that carried a cane and wore a mask.

Return of the Jedi Almost Ended Differently.

Originally, George Lucas had the idea Luke should remove Darth Vader’s helmet as he lay dying. Then, Luke would put the helmet on and declare that he was now Vader. Afterwards, he would turn to the dark side. Of course, the scenario that George imagined did not turn out this way.

Yoda Was Never Placed in a Specific Species.

No one knows exactly what Yoda is. It is still unknown.

David Lynch Declined Directing Jedi.

George Lucas asked highly-praised film executive, David Lynch, to direct Return of the Jedi. However, David turned it down.

Chewbacca’s Voice is an Eclectic Mix.

Badgers, bears, lions, walruses, and a series of other animals make up the voice of Chewbacca.

Darth Vader is not Welcome at Star Wars Events.

The actor who played Darth Vader, David Prowse, is banned from participating in formal Star Wars events. The reason for him being banned is that George Lucas is annoyed by him.

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