Site not look beautiful? Click here

Cocktail of the Week

Mingo’s Blow Pop is naughty and nice

Image
Mingo’s Blow Pop.
Photo: Sam Morris
Sabrina Chapman

Whether you’re thirsty for an outrageous drink or just want to practice some Miley Cyrus-style tongue-twerking, the Blow Pop ($12) is the cocktail that keeps on giving.

When describing this naughtily named drink, Mingo Kitchen & Lounge co-owner Mingo Collaso says: “Sparkling wine, rum, candy and gum. What else could you ask for?!” The full experience involves taking a sip, then taking a lick. Tart strawberry-lime flavors coat the mouth, then are counterbalanced by a sweet latex sensation from the hard candy. The Blow Pop even comes with its own caveat: “Spit the gum, don’t swallow. #unlessyouwantto.”

Blow Pop

Ingredients:

2 oz. Bacardi Dragon Berry rum

1 oz. strawberry purée

1 oz. fresh lime juice

Splash of Saracco Moscato d’Asti

Blow Pop (garnish)

Method: Add rum, strawberry purée and lime juice to shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a tall glass over ice. Top with Moscato and garnish with the Blow Pop.

Tags: Nightlife
Share

Commenting Policy

  • Float on! The Northtown steakhouse takes the classic desert up a notch.

  • The locals' casino is wading into specialty-cocktail waters. Get it, Sam's Town!

  • The Downtown lounge is taking poetic license on the beloved Brazilian cocktail.

  • Get More Cocktail Stories
Top of Story