3. Avenue Q

Ben Durocher

If you could have a drink with anyone in the theatre world, who would it be? In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes Ben Durocher and Rod from Avenue Q to the bar!

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Guests

BEN DUROCHER (Princeton/Rod) Off-Broadway Debut! A lifelong student of puppetry, Ben has worked with The Puppet Kitchen, The Jim Henson Company and the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Credits include: John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean (Nat’l Tour), Woody in Toy Story: The Musical (Disney Cruise Line.) Regional: Mary Poppins (Arkansas Rep), Avenue Q (Skylight Music Theater.) BFA: CCM. Proud Canadian! Huge thanks and gratitude to Mom & Dad, 9Muse and John Tartaglia.

www.bendurocher.com

www.avenueq.com

Recipes

The Samuel’s (In Republican Red)

Glassware: Cocktail (“Martini Glass”)

Tools

  • Mixing Tin
  • Mixing Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer

Garnish: Orange Peel

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Maker’s Mark Bourbon
  • ½ oz. Amaretto
  • ½ oz. Cranberry juice
  • ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Steps:

In a mixing tin half-filled with ice, combine:

  • 2 oz. Maker’s Mark Bourbon
  • ½ oz. Amaretto
  • ½ oz. Cranberry Juice
  • ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice.

Cover with a mixing glass and shake until the tin frosts.

Strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with an Orange Peel, squeezing the peel to rim the glass with the extracted oils.

The Rodmopolitan

Glassware: Cocktail (“Martini Glass”)

Tools

  • Mixing Tin
  • Mixing Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer

Garnish: Orange Peel

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Citrus Vodka
  • ½ oz. Triple Sec
  • ½ oz. Cranberry Juice
  • ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Steps:

In a mixing tin half-filled with ice, combine:

  • 2 oz. Citrus Vodka
  • ½ oz. Triple Sec
  • ½ oz. Cranberry Juice
  • ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Cover with a mixing glass and shake until the tin frosts.

Strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with Orange Peel, squeezing the peel to rim the glass with the extracted oils.