The Grand Slam Sip: Crafting the Guardian Slide – A Baseball-Inspired twist on the Mudslide
Summer is Baseball – it’s not just a game; it’s a captivating saga of triumphs, teamwork, and the thrill of every pitch and swing. Just like the Guardians, whose spirit echoes across stadiums, so does this sweet summer refresher styled after a mudslide, the Guardian Slide cocktail. This delightful concoction brings together ingredients that mirror the essence of baseball: strength, magic, excitement, and the ultimate sweet victory.
The Starting Lineup of Mudslide Flavors:
The Guardian Slide kicks off with the power-packed duo of Bridge & Main and Magic Rabbit. These spirits represent the rock-solid foundation and the enchanting surprises that every baseball game holds. Just as a strong start is crucial in a game, the Bridge & Main stands firm, while the Magic Rabbit adds that Chocolate Peanut Butter twist that keeps fans on the edge of their seats.
But let’s not forget the undeniable allure of coffee – a flavor as essential to early mornings as it is to late-night innings. A shot of Coffee Liqueur adds that oh so familiar flavor that amps you up, much like the anticipation that surges through the crowd as the pitcher winds up.
The Game-Changing Scoops:
Baseball, like the Guardian Slide, wouldn’t be complete without the game-changing plays. Enter Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream – a double scoop that mirrors the nutty excitement of every pitch and swing. It’s the flavor that packs a punch, much like a crucial homerun that turns the tide.
But what’s a baseball game without the classic vanilla? A single scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream embodies the smooth and timeless elegance of the sport itself, reminding us of the traditions that make baseball a timeless classic.
The Magical Teamwork of Texture:
Milk, the silent player, steps onto the field with a splash – a dash of unity that blends these diverse flavors into one harmonious mix. Just as every baseball team collaborates to achieve victory, milk brings the ingredients together into a delightful symphony.
The Seventh-Inning Stretch and the Grand Slam Garnish:
Every fan knows the seventh-inning stretch – that magical moment when the game takes a breather before the climax. In the Guardian Slide, this breather comes in the form of a Demolished Butterfinger, adding a playful crunch and a touch of indulgence.
The Whipped Cleveland Creamer takes the role of the crowd’s cheers, a symbol of sweet victory swirling atop the cocktail. And let’s not forget the Butterfinger Crumbles – the ultimate grand slam garnish, celebrating the culmination of flavor and excitement.
A Toast to the Guardians:
The Guardian Slide cocktail isn’t just a churched up mudslide – it’s a tribute, a celebration of the spirit that fuels the baseball team in the city we call home. With each sip, we relive the moments of excitement, unity, and the sheer joy of victory. So here’s to the Guardians, their incredible feats on the field, and to every baseball fan who understands the magic of the game. May the Guardian Slide forever be a symbol of the grand slam moments that make life extraordinary. 🍹⚾️
Enjoy the recipe below!
Guardian Slide (Mudslide)
- 1.5 oz Bridge & Main
- 1 oz Magic Rabbit
- 1 oz Coffee Liqueur
- 2 Scoops Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream (We used Pierre’s)
- 1 Scoop Vanilla Ice Cream
- Milk – splash (add more if needed)
- 1 Demolished Butterfinger
- Whipped Cream
- Ice (if needed)
- Fill a sundae glass with ice and top off with water, set aside to chill.
- Add everything but the candy bar crumbles and whipped cream to the blender and pulverize until smooth.
- Discard ice water from your serving glass and pour the contents of the blender into it.
- Garnish with Whipped Cleveland Creamer and Butterfinger Crumbles.
- Serve and enjoy!