The Speakeasy #069: Oakenshield—Reboots, Shield Hero, Ad Astra Per Aspera

Drink #069: Oakenshield
Reboots, Shield Hero, Ad Astra Per Asperais

Ongoing Investigations: The Rising of the Shield Hero vol. 1 by Aneko Yusagi, Aquarion EVOL vol. 3 by Shoji Kawamori and Aogiri, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers OVAs by Sunrise, Ad Astra Per Aspera ch. 1 by Kenjiro Hata.

Topics: “Depiction isn’t endorsement,” anime reboots.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Oakenshield

  • 5 tablespoons mildly smoky Scotch
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. Cynar
  • 1 tablespoon Toschi Nocello
  • Pinch of kosher salt

Fill a large glass with ice cubes and add all ingredients. Stir with a bar spoon until outside of glass is very cold. Strain into a stemless wineglass or an Old Fashioned glass.

The Speakeasy #067: Witchy Woman—Little Witch Academia 2, Fangirl, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers, Anime Expo

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Drink #067: Witchy Woman
Little Witch Academia 2, Fangirl, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers, Anime Expo

Ongoing Investigations: Aquarion EVOL vol. 2 by Shoji Kawamori and Aogiri, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers TV from Sunrise, Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, On Basilisk Station by David Weber, Little Witch Academai 2 from Studio Trigger.

Topics: Anime Expo License Madness

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Witchy Woman

  • 1½ ounces Campari
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce Flor de Caña 4-year-old, extra-dry white rum
  • ½ ounce lime juice
  • ½ ounce Orgeat syrup

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with an orange slice and mint sprig.