Retro Contests

The “Tony is a Lightweight” Memorial Cocktail Contest

“What do you mean, ‘no contest’? I could have been way more drunk if I knew there was a contest!”

Linkin Park & Shadow AMVs. Embarrassing fancharacters. Dealing with 12-year-olds who get angry with you for daring to not be blindingly positive.

Man, the Sonic fandom can really drive you to drinking at times.

Therefore, it was a wise decision on behalf of Sega to hold Sonic Boom in a venue with a bar, because lord knows it was needed. To the credit of Club Nokia, they tried to join in the festivities of the night with a house cocktail: Sonic Rocks. Made with blue curacao, vodka, lemon and Sprite, the drink was described by forum regular Ashura2k as tasting “like a Chaos Emerald.” Your guess on interpretation is as good as mine. However, I do know one thing: a drink made with those ingredients is going to be relatively weak. That’s why I’m betting that the Retro community can come up with an even better Sonic-related cocktail–so much so that we’re giving away a set of Sonic shot glasses to whoever can create the best drink.

Details and rules after the cut.

The Rules

1. You must create a Sonic-related cocktail. Granted, we’ll be pretty lax with interpretation: if you want to make a Porker Lewis bacon martini or something involving Mega Mack, we’ll roll with it, but you need to tie it into the Sonic series somehow.

2. Your cocktail must be original in some way. We have Google too. We’re aware of the few “Sonic the Hedgehog” drinks floating about. Don’t be lame.

3. Your entry must be submitted by July 1, 2011.

Cocktails will be judged on their creativity, taste, and strength of drink. Judging shall be done by Sonic Retro staff. Winners will be announced either through a podcast or through a video demonstrating the winners. The grand prize winner will win a set of four (4) Sonic shot glasses, with the first and second runners-up receiving three packs of Sega Freaks cards.

Good luck! We look forward to testing your entries.

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    “and strength of drink.”
    Not-so-perfect Perfect Chaos Drink (4 servings)
    4 shrimps
    8 capars
    40 small white beans
    0.25l of cyan energy drink
    1l of strong vodka (at -15 centigrade)
    Split all ingredients but vodka in 4 equal parts and put them in small plastic bottles, then freeze them while shaking them. Pour vodka into 4 glasses and put a Notsoperfect Chaos into each.

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    This somehow reminded me of this:
    I have no idea if the whole “gumball eyes” was taken from the nickname for MS’ eyes, but it’s fun to think that they played on a fan insult. (Actually a pretty damn tasty icecream)

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    Sonic Spasm : 1/4 Stroh 80º, 2/4 Blue Gin, 1/4 Sprite. Add liquid caramel/ Maple syrup at will and 2-4 ice rocks.

    Echidna Bittersweet Love: 2/4 Tequila, 1/4 Pomegranate Juice, 1/4 Fanta Orange. Add Tabasco drops at will, plus 2/4 ice rocks.

    Spicy Fox: 2/4 Rum, 1/4 Tonic, 1/4 Ginseng liquor. Add Cinnamon at will, plus 2/4 ice rocks.

    Egg Nightmare: 2/4 Vodka, 1/4 egg punch, 1/4 Irish whiskey cream. Add 1-2 eggs and stir in a bender along with ice rocks at will.

    Happy hangover, Sonic Retro friends!!!

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    Coming soon to Sonic’s:

    Chili Cock-Tails’ Meal: A Chili Cheese Coney, Onion Rings, and a large cup of Ocean Water (bring your own Red Bull, Chili Peppers, and eggs.)

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    “Knuckle Duster”
    50% Bison Grass Vodka (cos Knuckles’ is rougher than the rest of ’em)
    50% Dr Pepper (for a taste of the island in the heavens)

    Prepare to be Plastered

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      Oh, and maybe some ice

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    An “Angel Island”, meant to be drunk with sidekick as the points rack up at the end of the level.

    1 oz white creme de cacao
    1 dash White Curacao liqueur
    1 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur
    1 1/2 oz white tequila

    Commonly known as an “azteca” in the biz, my take involves adding a few strawberries to the mix, or a fruit of your choice plus a dash of cinnamon on top.

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    “It’s no Vermouth!”

    1/2 pint Vermouth
    1 shot Absinthe
    1/2 can of redbull

    Let the time travelling commence!

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    “The Knuckles”

    50% Cherry Alcopop
    25% Lemonade
    25% Vodka 

    Serve in a tall glass. 

    Optional: Can serve with a slice of emerald green Lime and a straw for added pizzazz.

    “Chaos Control”

    50% Green Absinthe
    50% Apple Sours 

    Tastes great and WILL get you drunk, fast.

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    I have two:
    The first is a “Sally Acorn Screw-Nut”
    It’ll drive you nuts!

    In this order:
    Take 3 tablespoons of either Jack Daniels or Famous Grouse Whisky.
    Take 2 spoon fulls of Cranberry Juice.
    Fill the glass half way with Blue cap whole Milk.
    Top it off with some whipped cream.
    Finally grab an Acorn and crack away, dusting the little bits that fall off, onto the whipped cream.
    Now enjoy.

    It tastes good and it gets the job done.

    The second being a “Pink and Green, Amy supreme” named after the oldskool Amy Rose.

    This one’s sure to tickle your taste buds.

    1/4 Glass of Green Cactus Jacks.
    1/4 Glass of Cranberry Juice.
    Take 2 tablespoons of Vodka.
    Now take a Kiwi and a strawberry.
    Slice the Kiwi and place it on the side of the glass and do the same with the Strawberry, add a small umbrella for added appeal.

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    “The Sonic and Elise Surprise!” aka “The Blue Bleh”
    *50% straight up liquor
    *13% egg yoke
    *10% Blue dye
    *10% Raspberry juice
    *12% ‘5 Hour Energy’ drink
    *4% Brandy
    *1% love
    This ‘ol beverage will make Sonic ’06 seem perfect. O_o

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    Master Emerald
    In quart jar filled with Ice
    1 shot vokda
    1 shot rum
    1 shot gin
    1 shot lime vodka
    fill with equal parts Sierra Mist and Fresca

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    The Death Egg

    2 Shots Everclear
    1 Egg

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    Sonic 2006:
    100 ml Absinthe
    50 ml Vodka
    Tablespoon of egg white
    Shot of Wray & Nephew
    2.3 litres of High Expectation

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    i really wish to join but i live far away for anyone at Sonic Retro to judge, plus i don’t use alcohol considering it’s illegal here 🙁

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    The ‘Sonic XL’:
    Union Ring

    It won’t taste good, but Sonic 06 didn’t play well either, so we’re even.

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    The Emerald Coast:
    Bacardi Rum,
    Blue Curacao,
    and Pineapple Juice.

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      This shit sounds good.

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    !Shadow’s Shadow!
    Jack Daniels
    Drop of Lemon

    !Simple Yet Effective!

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    1 part Stoli Gold
    1 part Gin (Tanqueray)
    2 parts cranberry Juice
    then a slice of lime

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    “South Island”

    Light Rum mixed with some Coconut Milk
    A slice of Pineapple, Cherry, Strawbery and Mango
    Blend with ice and mix in a small spoonful of white sugar, stir slowly then store in a nice cool place for a short while.
    Serve into a glass and add a small paper umbrella with a slice of cherry, mango or strawberry.
    Enjoy the taste of the South! =D

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      Kids can enjoy it too, take out the Rum, add some “Next-Gen” physics and some green gumball eyes, Serve with some Dimps and you’ll be climbing the ceiling like you “Truely Imagined!”

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        Implying everyone underage enjoys crap games ;P

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    For the crazy….
    “Sonic Got Them All”

    Watermelon pucker
    Rock Star Energy Drink
    Splash of cran 7

    For the classy….
    “Sally Acorn Apéritif”

    2 oz Bourbon
    3/4 oz Maple Syrup
    3/4 oz Lemon Juice
    Shake/strain into cocktail glass filled with crushed ice.

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    Violet Void Escape:
    1 part Absolut
    2 parts blueberry juice or blueberry/pomegranate juice
    crushed ice
    blend all ’till frozen slush
    top with dollop of frozen limeade (or slice of lime)
    Tread lightly, it’ll suck you right in.

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    The “Unlike Sonic I Don’t Chuckle”

    1 part Seagrams Grape Vodka
    1 part Drank Anti-Energy Drink*
    1 part Grape Soda

    * Kind of hard to find. Can be found in some BevMo locations. Worst case scenerio, replace with grape soda and at least 1mg unflavored or grae flavored liquid melatonin.

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    Vector’s Hermit Crab Crocodile Cocktail
    1 part Gin
    1 part Tequila
    2 parts Mountain Dew
    Some crushed ice
    And a ‘lil lemon juice

    Garnish with Lime and a Hermit Crab shell. (The hermit crab doesn’t actually come with the drink, you have to ask around.)

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    Jet Propelled South Island Slammer
    1 part Hawaiian Punch
    1 part Fanta Orange
    2 parts gin
    Crushed ice
    Garnish with Pineapple and Mango pieces
    One of Tails the Fox’s greatest inventions.  Serve ice cold and cram in as many of those awesome mini umbrellas as you can.

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    Not eligible for the contest, but I’m throwing my own in.

    Forenote: Sonic Retro and myself are not responsible if this injures or kills you. By mixing this, this is your own fault. Deal with it.

    The Sonic Rush
    -One blue colored gatorade bottle
    -One four loco (blue can preferred)
    -One red bull or equivalent energy drink
    -Optional: your pick of vodka

    Basic college party mix, may go under a ton of different names. But the combination has been known to hospitalize/kill people if they drink too much. So… yeah. Drink at your own risk.

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