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10 Batman-Themed Cocktails for Fans of the Iconic Superhero


Batman Cocktail

Arguably, the best part about being an adult is combining your favorite things from childhood with a bit of booze. Relive the joy of Batman, the villains, and the adventures with a few Batman theme cocktails. Toss on your favorite Batman flick or cue up your favorite Batman tv show — you know it’ll go well with any of these Batman drinks. Don’t worry, they each pair exceptionally well with popcorn.

Bruce Wayne Cocktail

Enjoy a drink named for the man of the hour–not sure what he has to do with Batman, though. But we bet that they’d be great friends, and they have a lot in common.

Bruce Wayne Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ½ ounce maple syrup
  • 4 ounces cold brew or iced coffee
  • Ice
  • Lemon ribbon for garnish, optional

Robin the Boy Wonder

The other half of the Dynamic Duo, the Caped Crusaders, is Batman’s right-hand man: Robin!

Robin the Boy Wonder

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces coconut tequila
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce honey liqueur
  • Ice
  • ¾ ounce grenadine
  • Strawberry slice and kiwi for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, coconut tequila, pineapple juice, and honey liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks or cocktail glass over fresh ice.
  4. Slowly add grenadine, pouring down the side of the glass, allowing it to sink.

Alfred’s Manhattan

While puttering around the bat cave, polishing cars, or assisting Batman at home, you know Alfred is dreaming of his next Manhattan, which he can enjoy in the silence.

Cherry Manhattan

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces fig-infused rye whiskey
  • ¾ ounce sweet vermouth
  • ¼ ounce cherry liqueur
  • 2 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice
  • Cocktail cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a mixing glass, add ice, fig rye, sweet vermouth, cherry liqueur, and bitters.
  3. Stir rapidly to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with cocktail cherry.

The Dark Knightcap

End your night of crime fighting, movie watching, or general Wednesday shenanigans with a smokey nightcap.

The Dark Knightcap

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces scotch
  • ¾ ounce amaro nonino
  • 1-2 dashes aromatic bitters
  • 1-2 dashes black walnut bitters
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • Ice
  • Dehydrated orange wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a mixing glass, add scotch, amaro, and bitters.
  2. Stir rapidly to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Add club soda.
  5. Garnish with dehydrated orange wheel.

Gotham City Martini

Channel the eerie villainous blues of Gotham City with a visually striking martini, and it’ll totally knock your cape off, too. Make no mistake, this is one strong drink.

Gotham City Martini

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces citron vodka
  • ¾ ounce blue curaçao
  • ½ ounce peach schnapps
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon ribbon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, citron vodka, blue curaçao, peach schnapps, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon ribbon.

The Joker Cocktail

Don’t think clown, think joker when you see this poisonously purple cocktail. Skip the infused vodka and use a few drops of purple food coloring if you don’t have the time to infuse anything.

The Joker Cocktail

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, butterfly pea flower vodka, lime juice, orange liqueur, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with club soda.
  5. Garnish with mint sprig.

Poison Ivy’s Basil Gimlet

At Poison Ivy’s home, you know everything is green as can be, and her drinks would need to match her soul, much like a gin gimlet.

Poison Ivy's Basil Gimlet

Ingredients

  • 2-3 fresh basil leaves
  • 1-2 cucumber slices
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce limeade
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Basil sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle basil leaves and cucumber slices with simple syrup.
  2. Add gin and limeade.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  5. Garnish with basil sprig.

Batman Cocktail

The complement to Alfred’s own drink, Batman’s drink of choice, whoever he may be, is definitely an old-fashioned. Perhaps even an old-Batshioned.

Batman Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ¾ ounce peach simple syrup
  • 2-3 dashes pecan bitters
  • 3-4 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice
  • Orange peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a mixing glass, add ice, bourbon, peach simple syrup, and bitters.
  2. Stir rapidly to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange peel.

Batman Bomb Shot

Get going with fervor–like Batman leaping into action–with a bomb shot. The flavors may sound strange, but with a bit of courage from a superhero, you’ll find this shot is easy to defeat.

Batman Bomb Shot

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ½ ounce Irish cream
  • ½ ounce Jägermeister, optional
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce spiced rum
  • 3 ounces cola

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, butterscotch liqueur, Irish cream, and Jägermeister.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.
  4. In a pint glass, add spiced rum and cola.
  5. Drop the shot glass into the pint glass, drinking quickly with haste.

Batman Shot

Turn this sweet and oddly well-balanced shot into a cocktail by doubling the liquor and topping off with at least three ounces of root beer. Garnish the cocktail with a carefully carved bat signal in a lemon peel. Or just use a lemon wheel!

Batman Shot

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce vanilla vodka
  • ¼ ounce coffee liqueur
  • ¼ ounce spiced rum
  • Ice
  • Root beer to top off

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vanilla vodka, coffee liqueur, and spiced rum.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.
  4. Top off with root beer.

A Batman Cocktail to Save the Day

Have no fear when you have a Batman drink–or two–near. However, you wish to imbibe, as a villain or a hero, any of these will answer the cry for nostalgia while keeping one foot firmly in adulthood. Never again choose between your head and heart.

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