Baltimore movie theater to sell "Harry Potter" cocktails

Parents taking your kids to "Harry Potter" tonight, don't fret. If you go to Landmark's Harbor East Cinema, at least you won't have to watch the movie sober.

The theater's bartender, Ginny Lawhorn, has come up with a "Harry Potter"-themed cocktail menu to coincide with the movie's release.

Not that the movie's bad. In fact, reviews have been ecstatic. But who can keep up with all that nonsense about muggles and mudbloods?

Now, when your kids - or maybe your significant other with the Harry Potter obsession - is blathering on about Horcrux or Quittich or whatever, you can tune out for a couple of hours with one of Lawhorn's anesthesizing cocktails.

And hey, maybe it'll make the movie more fun!

Starting today, there will be seven different Potter cocktails at the theater, including a Tom Riddle Collins and an Expecto Patronum, a cocktail with a Patron tequila base. All are sold for less than ten bucks. 

Lawhorn comes up with movie-themed menus on a weekly basis. But this menu is particularly special because she's a big fan of the movies herself.

Needless to say, all the boy and girls wizards who wish to taste the cocktails, will have to be over 21.

The full menu:

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
House of Gryffindor – 8
A delicious blend of VeeV Acai Berry liquor, DeKuyper Apple Pucker and red cranberry juice with a splash of Cointreau.
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Tom Riddle Collins – 7
VeeV Acai Berry liquor served
in our organic Collins mix.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Sirius Black – 9
A heavy pour of Johnny Walker Black
Scotch on the rocks and a dash of water.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Alastor “Mad-eye” Moody – 7.5
Svedka Vanilla vodka served in ginger ale with Stirrings Spiced Apple cocktail mix garnished with a Mad-eye gumball.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Expecto Patronum – 9.5
Patron Silver tequila in a
lemon-orangeade blend.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Snape - Professor of the Dark Arts – 8
Kraken dark spiced rum served over
Saranac Ginger beer.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Lord Voldemort's Horcrux – 8.5
ZYR vodka and Kahlua liqueur
layered together over ice.

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