10 Super-Boozy Cocktails for Super Tuesday

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By F&W Editors Posted March 01, 2016

Stressed about the country's political future? These cocktails will help.

It’s Super Tuesday, which means that tonight's results should give us a pretty clear look at the November presidential election. Will the matchup be, as the polls seem to project, Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump? Or will there be an upset, with Sanders taking on Rubio or Cruz? If the stress is too much to bear, we’re here to help with these ten extra-strong cocktails. They might not change the course of history, but they will make it easier to bear.

1. Kilt and Jacket

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Smoky Scotch and nutty sherry are like a comforting blanket of boozy flavor.

2. Lavandou

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This simple cocktail mixes warming Cognac with a touch of fresh lemon juice and lavender honey, which should help calm your nerves even more.

3. Monaco Friar

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Herbal Benedictine plus smoky Scotch equals a deliciously strong and aromatic drinkable meditation.

4. Last Love Letter

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Sometimes one type of rum just isn’t enough. This cocktail calls for three different kinds.

5. Fiddlesticks and Horsefeathers

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Malty, hearty, whiskey-like genever is delicious in this old-fashioned-style drink.

6. Vesper

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First created by Ian Fleming in the James Bond novel Casino Royale, this martini-esque cocktail is strong enough for a spy so it should certainly be strong enough for you.

7. Sergio Leone

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The secret ingredient in this unusual bourbon cocktail? Piment d’Espelette.

8. Rosa Amargo

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Mezcal, meet Campari.

9. The Circle of the Sun

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While this spirit-heavy cocktail is strong, it’s easy to drink thanks to the pear liqueur. So be careful.

10. Cortés

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Reposado tequila and late-harvest white wine are an unexpectedly delicious duo.

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