a tip o' the solar visor to Earthlings' latest reach to Mars
23 oz Lillet Rouge
23 oz Sweet vermouth
23 oz Dry vermouth
23 oz Bourbon
1 spl Crème de Noyaux
1 spl Campari
6 ds Peychaud's Bitters
Shake on ice, strain into vessel of choice; place in freezer for 16 minutes. Enjoy as a Martian would!
The idea is a red-ish, brown-ish, dry, tart, very cold drink - a metaphor for the planetary conditions we know about (substitute your available choice of red and dry fine liquor).....the exotic flavors in this recipe represent the rare-Earth (interesting phrase) elements, compounds, and minerals of the planet that we know about.....the length of time in freezer is for the number of months a round trip would take (crystals will form!)
The history here is obvious, Earthlings!
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