If you're having a Game of Thrones (opens in new tab) party this weekend to celebrate the season 7 premiere (and why wouldn't you?), you're going to need some drinks. Some Game of Thrones-inspired drinks. The show returns at 9pm Sunday 16th July on HBO, and is simultaneously shown on Sky Atlantic and Now TV at 2am BST in the UK. The alcohol experts at GamesRadar+ have put their heads together and come up with 11 delicious cocktails that would make Tyrion Lannister proud. And then we've given them Game of Thrones-themed names to make them sound cooler.
Why not try them with our ultimate Game of Throne drinking game (opens in new tab) this weekend and see which of your friends can make it to the end? Just remember to drink responsibility, we don't want any of this...
Warning: This one might give you wicked headache in the morning, just like the one Cersei's going to give the High Sparrow in season 6.
1 measure of Southern Comfort, 1 measure of amaretto, ½ measure of Sloe gin, and 1 tsp lemon juice, servered as a shooter or a shot.
Winter is Coming
Because if Game of Thrones has taught us anything, winter is always coming.
Crushed ice, 2 measures of white rum, 1 measure of lime juice, 1tsp of sugar syrup, and lime slice all blend together and served in a champagne flute.
Hodor, Hodor, Hodor, Hodor, Hodor.
1 measure of Jägermeister, plus... 1 measure of Jägermeister.
This is one for all you Targaryens out there; can you handle the fire?
2 measures of vodka, 1 measure of golden rum, 4 measures of pineapple juice, 1 tsp of lemon juice, ¼ tsp of cayenne pepper, and a dash of Tabasco.
I Am No One
A drink so strong, it'll make you forget who you are. Get it?
1 measure of bourbon, 1 measure of Cognac, sugar, ½ measure of Creole bitters, and an absinthe rinsed glass.
The Red Wedding
Still not over it? No, us neither. This drink won't exactly help, but it will show your support for the Stark family. Never forget.
2 mesures of gin, 1 ½ measures of Madeira, 1tsp of grenadine, poured over cracked ice with cherries to decorate.
If you throw up after a few of these you might be feeling your own sense of shame. But seriously, don't do that.
1 ½ measures of amaretto, 1 measure of vodka, 1 measure of single cream, blended with crushed ice.
Viserys' Golden Crown
You shall have a golden cocktail, that men shall tremble to behold!
1 measure of vodka, ½ measure of Malibu, ½ measure of amaretto and ice.
The Iron Throne
It's not a comfortable drink, a King should never drink it easily.
3 measures of claret and 1 measure of scotch whisky.
"Night gathers, and now my watch begins."
1 measure of chilled peach schnapps, 1tsp of Bailey’s, and ½ tsp of grenadine all in a shot glass. Pour the schnapps in first, then float the Bailey's, before adding the grenadine.
Want your own dragons? This is (not) how to get them.
Mix the juice of half a lemon, 1 egg white, and a dash of grenadine, and pour over crushed ice. Top up with lemonade and add a lemon slice to decorate..