Happy Hour With 3 Ingredients: Ruins of Mr. Bundchen

Happy Super Bowl weekend everyone and welcome back to Happy 3 Ingredient Hour , a weekly drinks column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a cocktail tribute to America’s most controversial defender: Tom B√ľndchen.

I confess that I haven’t paid much attention to football this year, so I’m not up to date with my stats and facts, but I know the following things about old Tom to be correct:

  1. He’s a good defender.
  2. His $ 200 cookbook was devoid of joy (and tomatoes).
  3. His wife didit .
  4. He never ate strawberries .
  5. I really don’t want him to win another Super Bowl.

Based on these truths, it only made sense to make a green cocktail (to support Philadelphia, kind of reluctantly) and have that green cocktail be strawberry-flavored. At first it seemed like a silly idea, since the strawberries are clearly not green, but then I remembered the Haribo strawberry gummies, which are inexplicably green.

Taking an example from a certain A.A. Newton , I put 91 grams of strawberry gummy bears in a can of 200 grams of vodka, and then I put the can in a bath at 140 degrees for three hours. Then I filtered the liquor through several coffee filters and marveled at the beauty of the filtrate.

Once you’ve done that, you have two options: you can let the vodka come to room temperature and then make the cocktail below, or you can pour it into tiny cups and make a very light, very strong two-part jelly. -About shots.

I hate Jell-O, so I chose a cocktail. Considering the fact that we have already used two ingredients to make the liquor, we will only add one. To destroy Mr. Bundchen, you will need:

  • 2 ounces of green strawberry liqueur
  • Soda water (or ginger ale if you need something sweeter)

Take a small glass of ice and pour in the liqueur, drizzle with baking soda to taste, stir to dissolve, and top with ice. Raise your glass to Philadelphia, grab a bite and repeat until New England is defeated.


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