Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Cocktails

An epic battle for the ages between two powerful monsters can only mean one thing: Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Cocktails! It’s a showdown of two tasty beverage concoctions inspired by the iconic monsters, Godzilla and King Kong, that will transport you right to the heart of the action. Take your tastebuds on a thrilling ride with these uniquely crafted cocktails.

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is scheduled to be released internationally on March 27, 2024, and in the United States on March 29.

Kong Cocktail Recipe

INGREDIENTS

1 oz By The Dutch White Batavia Arrack Indonesian Rum
1 oz Naga Cask Aged Rum
2 lime wedges, squeezed for juice
1 tbsp tangerine marmalade

Ginger Ale (about 3 oz)
Garnish: lime leaves and a halved mangosteen

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add rum, marmalade, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake vigorously until a frost forms on the shaker.
  3. Strain over ice in a rocks glass, top with ginger ale, garnish, and serve!

A photo of a light yellow cocktail in a fancy rocks glass with a King Kong figurine next to the glass on a peeling black surface with a deep purple backgroundGodzilla and the almighty Kong face a colossal threat hidden deep within the planet, challenging their very existence and the survival of the human race.

Godzilla Cocktail Recipe

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 oz Haku Vodka
2 1/4 oz Haiku Gekkeikan Sake
1/4-1/2 oz spicy ginger simple syrup (recipe below)
1/4 oz fresh squeezed lemon (to taste)
Garnish: shiso leaves and takanotsume pepper bunch 

INSTRUCTION
  1. Add ice, vodka, sake, spicy ginger simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice to a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake vigorously until a frost forms on the shaker.
  3. Strain into a chilled coupe glass, garnish, and serve.

A coupe glass with a light colored cocktail garnished with a red pepper and shiso leaves with a blurred. Godzilla figurine in front of the cocktail

Spicy Ginger Simple Syrup Recipe

INGREDIENTS

1 cup thinly sliced fresh ginger
2 cups sugar
4 cups water

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a small saucepan add water over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Then add ginger and reduce to a simmer.
  2. Cook for about 45 minutes.
  3. Syrian the mixture into a container and measure the liquid.
  4. Discard all solids.
  5. Next, dissolve the sugar (1:1 ratio based on the volume, taking into consideration the evaporation) into the ginger concentrate.
  6. This simple syrup will keep in the refrigerator in a sealed container for up to 2 weeks.

Tip: If you add a tbsp of vodka or rum, your simple syrup will last longer!

Recipes by Sarah Cascone

Every movie requires a hefty helping of popcorn! Try our Chili-Lime Popcorn Recipe. We think it pairs quite nicely with both of these cocktails.

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