The last day of exams is April 30th. 30 is the minimum age requirement to become a US senator. John F. Kennedy was a senator. John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Wake up sheeple!
Walking out of your last exam
Year in Review, March 19th, 2013: New SSMU exec is elected
1 pint PBR
1 oz. Zubrowka vodka
Pour the vodka into a pint glass and fill with PBR. Drink until you meet quorum.
Note: Substituting tequila for Zubrowka makes this a Korova Klassic
People who wake up at 5:00 am to get a spot in the library
Year in Review, March 5th, 2013: McGill announces that Dr. Suzanne Fortier will replace Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum as McGill’s new principal
In bidding farewell to Dr. Munroe-Blum and welcoming Dr. Foriter, it’s only fitting that I present two cocktails to commemorate the respective tenure and appointment of these two distinguished (and at times controversial) professors.
Sparkling wine, chilled
1/4 oz. Chambord
1/4 oz. cointreau
1 oz. fresh peach puree
Candied orange peel
Pour the Chambord, cointreau, and peach puree into the bottom of a champagne saucer. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with candied orange peel.
The Suzanne Fortini
2 oz. gin
1/2 oz. lemon juice
1/2 oz. dry vermouth
1/4 oz. creme de violette
Stir in the ingredients in a cocktail shaker (never shake a martini) and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon.
Year in Review, February 4th, 2013: Administration releases new operating procedures and statement of values regarding on campus protests
Smash the Protocol
7 leaves of fresh basil
1 1/2 oz. gin
1/2 oz. ginger syrup
2 1/2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
Pinch of sugar
Muddle the basil leaves with a pinch of sugar in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add the gin, ginger syrup, and grapefruit juice and shake over ice. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice and top with club soda. Discuss the constitutional ramifications of McKinney v. Guelph and the merits of Charter based litigation in the university context.
Note: Ginger beer may be substituted for the ginger syrup and club soda
Year in Review, January 28th, 2013: The McTavish Flood
The Flood Girl
Much like the Girl with a Pearl Earring, Flood Girl has come to represent an iconic and timeless manifestation of Western culture. Intriguing in both her exploits and anonymity, this drink is inspired by the wave which swept her down McTavish and into the annals of McGillian history.
2 oz. of white rum
1 oz. triple sec or cointreau
2/3 oz. blue curacao
1/4 oz. fresh lime juice
Dash of simple syrup
Dash of egg white
One ice slide
Shake all the ingredients vigorously over ice for about 20 seconds. Pour the cocktail down the ice slide and into a martini glass. The egg white should create a light froth on top, forming the “crest” of the wave.
Year in Review, November 19th, 2012: Fall semester Arts GA
One empty glass
Me on my way to steal yo man
I banish your argument to the shadow realm.