“I’ll have a Saving Face, please”: Lesbian movie cocktails


Cocktails and nightclub website SloshSpot.com has compiled a list of the best drinks and cocktails named after movies.

Here are a few examples from their list:

Star Wars

1 oz Southern Comfort® peach liqueur

1 oz amaretto almond liqueur

1 oz sweet and sour mix

1 oz Sprite® soda

Mix all ingredients, and serve in an old-fashioned glass with ice.


1-2 inch Vanilla Vodka

Limeade to taste

Fill glass with ice, add vanilla vodka, fill glass with limeade and add a wedge of lime and/or sprig of mint for a little color, stir gently & enjoy!

I’m sure you’re as shocked as I am that almost all the drinks they list are named after movies about men. The lone exception is Eyes Wide Shut, which co-stars Nicole Kidman, and the drink of the same name is summarized as "basically mix a bunch of s–t you normally don’t drink into one, and consume."

Reading through their list, I wondered, who actually goes into a bar and asks for a "Wayne’s World?" Then I wondered — what if we created cocktails named after lesbian movies?

With Lori’s help (since I don’t really drink), I came up with a few ideas.

Saving Face

7 oz champagne

1 oz MonaVie® juice with Acai

1 oz parental disapproval

Serve in champagne flute.

Personal Best

4 oz. Mount Gay Premium White® rum

10 oz blue Gatorade®

2 oz betrayal

Shake well, and serve in a sports bottle.


3 parts vodka

3 parts Mestro Dobel Diamond® Tequila

3 parts Australian White Rum

3 parts Gin

5 parts lemon juice

6 parts Sweet ‘n Sour

4 parts girl power

Dash of criminal activity

Mix ingredients in glass over ice, stir, garnish with a short skirt, and serve.

OK, now it’s your turn — leave your Lesbian Movie Cocktail recipes in the comments!

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