• June 22, 2021
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The drinks on this menu are all created for the colors and owners of the lightsabers. These shots are easy and fun to make and enjoy!


Blue

Blue lightsabers are typically wielded by Jedi Guardians or those that seek to defend the Order from outside malevolence that would do it harm. These Jedi are the most highly trained in the Jedi combat arts and are the Order’s most adept and accomplished duelists.

½ UV Blue raspberry vodka
½ Blue vanilla Simple Syrup
1 drop lemon bitters


Green

Qui-Gon Jinn and Master Yoda are the most famous examples of Force users that wielded green lightsabers and heeded the Living Force. Not only did it often make them useful ambassadors (like most Jedi Consulars), it was through this process that they were able to conserve their identities after the death of their corporeal form and become one with The Force.

½ Pernod
½ Root Beer Liquor


Red

The Sith, utilized red lightsabers almost exclusively. After Darth Bane implemented the Rule of Two, it was also an easy way to identify their kind. Famous wielders of red lightsabers include Darth Sidious, Darth Vader, Darth Maul, and Lord Tyranus. Kylo Ren, a Dark Side warrior who isn’t Sith, still wields a red blade after forsaking the Jedi Path.

½ Pomegranate Schnapps
½ Fireball
1 drop habanero bitters


Purple

One of the most unique lightsaber colors in the Star Wars Saga, the purple lightsaber is a distinct blade color that isn’t seen in great numbers. According to the Star Wars novel Master and Apprentice by Claudia Gray, the color is a manifestation of the properties of the Jedi bonding to its Kyber crystal.

½ Everclear
½ Lavender Simple Syrup
1 drop cherry bitters


Yellow

Sentinels understood not every problem could be solved by the Force and often utilized a great deal of practical knowledge that made them expert spies. The yellow color reflects a balance between the green of the Jedi Consular and the blue of the Jedi Guardian. Sentinels were exclusively employed as Jedi Temple Guards.

½ Lemon Vodka
½ Goldschlager


White

White lightsabers are almost exclusively associated with Ahsoka Tano, though their use goes back as far as the High Republic Era. Once the apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka left the Jedi Order on poor terms and, as a result, had to relinquish the use of her twin green lightsabers. On the farming moon Raada, after an encounter with a Sixth Brother of the Inquisitorius, that Ahsoka created the white lightsabers.

½ Irish Cream
½ Coffee Liqueur


Black

The black lightsaber, or the Darksaber, is the only one of its kind known to exist. It was created by the first Mandalorian ever to be inducted in the Jedi Order, Tarre Vizla. It features a unique black plasma blade, flat and curved like a traditional “saber” blade rather than a beam of energy, and can “draw” other lightsaber blades to it, making attacks to the wielder almost impossible.

½ Kraken Spiced Rum
½ Southern Comfort
1 drop blue food coloring


Magenta

The annals of Star Wars Legends open up a wide variety of lightsaber colors, most of which are variations of canon colors with a few exceptions. One of the most famous Legends characters, Mara Jade, wielded a rare magenta blade before being gifted Anakin’s blue saber

½ UV Cherry Vodka
½ Kinky Pink Vodka
1 drop blue food coloring


Orange

Fans might remember the Lucasarts game Star Wars: Dark Forces and Star Wars: Jedi Knight – Dark Forces II, in which protagonist Kyle Katarn defects from the Empire and joins the Rebel Alliance. The former Imperial agent has a strong connection to the Force, and eventually trains to become a Jedi in between his covert missions against the Empire. In the second game, Katarn wields an orange lightsaber, taken after battling the Dark Jedi Yun, and the same hue later used by the Mandalorian Knights who appear in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: War, a comic book miniseries based on the popular video games

½ Banana Liqueur
½ Cherry Vodka
Splash Sunny D


Bronze

The bronze lightsaber was an interesting choice of the blade for Lowbacca, Chewbacca’s nephew who joined Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Academy in the Young Jedi Knights book series. He created its distinct color by scouring the Jedi Temple on Yavin 4 for computer components, one of which included an enhancement jewel he used in place of a kyber crystal. In the decades that followed the fall of the Empire, Master Skywalker’s students found different ways to assemble their lightsabers, many much different from their Jedi forebears.

½ Spiced Rum
½ Butterscotch Schnapps


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Michelle

Ex-AFK Bartender, writes about live music, locals, MtG, and generally nerdy stuff.

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