Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)

Mothra vs. Godzilla

This week on Alcohollywood, we delve into the complex Godzilla mythology with 1964’s Mothra vs. Godzilla (aka Godzilla vs. The Thing)! This film pits the famous lizard against mystical island god Mothra over control of Mothra’s giant egg! Part of the great Toho tradition of weird rubber monsters fighting each other, it’s certainly an interesting, crazy ride to endure. Grant of Chip & Ironicus joins us as we talk about miniature ladies, noble savages, and the hard world of investigative journalism. We’ve also got a double dose of cocktail for you, so check out our recipe and drinking rules below!

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THIS EPISODE’S DRINK: Mothzilla

Mothra vs. Godzilla cocktail

GODZILLA:
1 part sake
1 part Midori
2 parts pear juice
Splash, lime
Splash absinthe
MOTHRA:
1 part sake
2 parts coconut milk
1 egg white
Dash, vanilla bourbon cinnamon citrus tincture*
Splash, walnut liqueur

DRINKING RULES FOR MOTHRA VS. GODZILLA:

  1. Whenever Godzilla roars
  2. Every time you see an egg (whether alien or hard-boiled)
  3. Anytime Mothra is referred to as “The Thing”

FINISH YOUR DRINK WHEN:

A Japanese military commander shouts, “Commence ‘A’ Plan!”

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