Laura (1944)

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This week on Alcohollywood, we take a look at a critically-acclaimed blast from the past, as Jared and Clint talk about the Otto Preminger murder-mystery Laura. Check out our custom drink and rules, while the hosts tackle the atmosphere of film noir, 1940s fashion sense, and more!

THIS EPISODE’S DRINK: The Face in the Misty Light

laura cocktail1 part St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

2 parts whole vanilla bean-infused vodka

1 part sparkling rosé

dash of Bittercube “Blackstrap” spiced bitters

Stir St. Germain, vanilla vodka and spiced bitters w/ice. Strain into martini glass. Top with rosé.

 

DRINKING RULES FOR LAURA:

  1. Whenever someone says “Laura”
  2. Any time someone opens a door
  3. Every time someone (successfully) smokes

FINISH YOUR DRINK WHEN:

Waldo Lydecker (Clifton Webb) says “Goodbye, Laura.”

Next week, the hosts will tackle their very first Alcohollywood Faceoff, with the 1997 science-fiction film Starship Troopers. Jared hates it, Clint loves it – find out who wins the debate next week!

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