Toast Breaking Bad’s Final Season with Cocktails Inspired by the Series

Bryan Cranston (left) and Aaron Paul in Breaking Bad

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updated 08/10/2013 AT 6:05 PM ET

originally published 08/09/2013 AT 1:00 PM ET

Breaking Bad may be almost over, but the celebrations are just beginning.

With the final season premiering Aug. 11 on AMC, Albuquerque, N.M., is churning out methamphetamine inspired doughnuts and Pez dispensers modeled to look like the cast. But in Chicago, they’re sending the Emmy award-winning series off with a drink.

Mac and Joe Boumaroun of River North hamburger joint 25 Degrees have created two Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) inspired cocktails.

Show off your chemistry skills behind the bar with these easy recipes – no cooking necessary.

Jesse Pinkman Lemonade and Walter White Chocolate Martini

Anthony Tahlier

Walter White Chocolate Martini

• 1 oz. Jameson
• 1 oz. rum chada
• ½ oz. hazelnut
• ½ oz. Malibu

Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass. Add ice to martini shaker, pour mixture into the shaker. Shake, and strain into martini glass. Drizzle melted chocolate on top.

Jesse Pinkman Lemonade

• 1.5 oz. vodka
• .75 oz. lemon juice
• .75 oz. agave
• 4 small chunks of watermelon
• 5 pieces of parsley
• Sparkling pink lemonade

Combine ingredients, shake and pour into glass.

Watch the cast of Breaking Bad discuss the final season at The New York Times.


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