Harry Potter Mixology: Hagrid, Hermione, Ron, and Sirius Cocktail Concoctions

By: Ashley Bryce and Liana Cole

Harry Potter never grew up in a caring household with a loving family, so when he entered the magical world he found friendships and a surrogate family.

His best of friends and the two men who were like father figures become treasured companions.

This post is dedicated to Harry Potter’s closest confidants.

The Rubeus Hagrid

Hagrid is an enormous man, being a half-giant, but despite his large frame he is gentle as a mouse.

A kind-hearted man easily loved by Ron, Hermione, and Harry who valued his loyalty and courage.

His warm nature is what allows his friends to look past his love of dangerous creatures and knack for leaking secrets.

A strong beer is perfect for this gentle giant with a fondness for drinks.

Rubeus Hagrid

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Kahlua
  • 1 oz vodka
  • Guinness
  • Splash Coke

Directions:

  • Add vodka and Kahlua into a beer glass.
  • Add splash of Coke.
  • Fill with Guinness.

The Hermione Granger

Hermione’s self-described talent, “books and cleverness” rivals most students, making her the smartest person in her year.

Her keen logic helps her best friends Ron and Harry get out of many a difficult situation.

Her leadership, hard-work, and natural abilities make her stand out but her kind nature and helpfulness is what makes her beloved.

A sweet drink highlights Hermione’s intelligence, compassion, and tenacity.

Hermione Granger

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz gin
  • ¾ oz apricot brandy
  • ¾ oz sweet vermouth
  • 1 tsp grenadine
  • ¼ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cherries

Directions:

  • Fill martini glass with cold water and place in freezer for 2 minutes to chill.
  • Add contents to shaker.
  • Shake.
  • Rim glass with sugar.
  • Pour contents into glass.
  • Garnish with cherries.

The Ronald Weasley

Ron is the loveable, funny friend and best mate to Harry Potter,

Known for his moodiness, insecurity he can sometimes be hurtful but will always comes through when his friends need him the most.

Marked by a large family and a famous best friend, Ron secretly hopes for his own personal glory.

A peach lemonade is best for this brave comrade.

Ronald Weasley

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz vodka
  • ½ oz peach schnapps
  • Dash grenadine
  • Lemonade
  • Half a peach
  • Lemon slice
  • Maraschino cherry

Directions:

  • Cut peach into slices.
  • Add ingredients vodka, schnapps, and grenadine glass with ice and peaches.
  • Fill remainder with lemonade
  • Garnish with peach slice, lemon slice, and cherry.

The Sirius Black

Sirius is carelessly handsome and has a casual elegance; he is the best friend of Harry’s father James and Harry’s godfather.

Brave and loyal to a fault he was willing to die for the ones he loved.

Although selfless and courageous, Sirius was arrogant and mischievous proving to be a troublemaker during his time at Hogwarts.

An apricot brandy is suitable for this handsome aristocrat.

Sirius Black

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • ¾ oz triple sec
  • 1 tbsp apricot brandy
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • Apricot skin

Directions:

  • Fill martini glass with cold water and place in freezer for 2 minutes to chill.
  • Combine ingredients into shaker.
  • Shake.
  • Pour into glass.
  • Garnish with apricot skin.

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**drink photos taken by Liana Rochelle Cole**
**all other photos taken from search.google.com**

Ashley Bryce holds a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Classical Studies from the University of Florida (Go GATORS!). She is fluent in Latin and has a passion for translation. A Miami girl who loves politics, old movies, Doris Day, and all things Harry Potter related. Find her on Twitter (@ashleyellene) and LinkedIN.

Liana Cole is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Global Strategic Communications from Florida International University. Liana holds a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Fine Art from The University of Central Florida. In addition to being a Harry buff, Liana is a certified bartender by ABC Bartending. She has a love for culture, music and art of all kinds. Find Liana on Twitter (@Liana_Rochelle) and LinkedIN.

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