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...Last, and only for the bravest of souls, we have the Cliff Racer, which is Firebrand Wine, Cyrodiilic Brandy, Flin, and Sujamma.Both of the previous drinks we did were elegant, beautiful, fanciful drinks. This one proved the hardest to figure out - it has the most fictional ingredients, and we just couldn't wrap our heads around what it should be.
...a mixture of blackberry, honey, spiced wine, and a touch of nightshade. Perfectly safe, I assure you.For this recipe, we enlisted the help of our friend-and-guest-barista Jeff (of Jeff's Chicken Noodle Soup fame), a fine young man whose awesomeness is rivaled only by his height.
Nightshade. Image copyright Bethesda, via the Elderscrolls Wiki.
|Chipotle powder dusted on top|
|The White Gold Tower|
...we have the White Gold Tower, which is heavy cream with a layer of blended mead, lavender, and Dragon's Tongue on top.This is a drink which sounds sweet, smooth, floral, and elegant. I had visions of the ancient, somewhat mysterious nobility of the extinct Ayleids, as embodied by the slender spire rising pale and proud above the walls of the Imperial City.
|Dragon's Tongue, Skyrim. Image: Bethesda Game Studios, via the Elder Scrolls Wiki.|
|DON'T CROSS THE CREAMS!!|
|Heavy cream float on light mead|
|With time, the layers of mead, cream, and lavender will swirl and settle beautifully.|