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Hello-o-o! Let's Drink to Mr. Jackpots


Twin Peaks: The Return is better than we deserve. I was really excited for this revival series, and it has exceeded my expectations. And inspired a cocktail.

Not to spoil too much for those who haven't had a chance to watch the series yet, Mr. Jackpots is one of my favorite things in it so far. I chose his cocktail to have a base spirit of silver tequila for the silver coins that spill from the slot machines, and laced it with coffee liqueur for Agent Cooper, Chambord for the fruity Dougie element & dark Ramazzotti for the Black Lodge. The result is a cocktail as dark as the Black Lodge, with all its complexity and danger, but a sweetness, too.

Mr. Jackpots

2.5 oz silver tequila

.5 oz Patron XO Cafe

.5 oz Chambord

.5 oz Ramazzotti amaro

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until cold. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon peel and raspberry fashioned into a sign from the Black Lodge that this one's a winner.