Bainbridge Island Iced Tea

Ever wonder what we do with the leftovers from all the cocktails we make during a Cocktail Spirit shoot? Bainbridge Island Iced Tea of course!


1/2 oz of everything

3/4 oz lime juice

1/2 coffee

left over garnishes


Shake with ice.

Strain into a keg cup.


Nucleozoid 1 Apr 2013
8:47 pm

Seems one would seal the deal on a horrible hangover with this drink!

Thiago Ceccotti 2 Apr 2013
7:12 am

Happy you guys posted some video, even if april’s fool stuff

Geoff Houghton 2 Apr 2013
10:58 am

Ha!  Fantastic!  I haven’t found this on any of the menus of the cocktail bars in Toronto.  Is this a regional speciality?

Ginty 2 Apr 2013
3:22 pm

So what’s the deal with “Bainbridge Island”? Is that a local Seattle in-joke? Is Bainbridge not a nice area?

Mark Cunningham 3 Apr 2013
1:58 pm

Hilariously deadpan.

Robert Hess 4 Apr 2013
5:43 pm

Ginty, the name “Bainbridge Island” comes from the fact that Colin Kimball (SSN founder and producer) lives on Bainbridge Island which is in the Puget Sound just off of Seattle.

At this particular filming session Colin couldn’t make it, and so as a joke for/on him, I decided on the spur of the moment to have the crew quickly film this spoof video. I gathered all of the “leftovers” from the day’s shoot and combined them together into the drink you see here.


Nick L. 4 Apr 2013
9:20 pm

Robert, I see you say 1/2 oz of each ingredient but you’re shown overpouring/underpouring some.  Was this intentional to affect the flavor profile, or a mistake in the recipe?  Very interested in making this for special occasions. 


Andreas 5 Apr 2013
1:42 am

I hope this was a April fool’s

Adam 8 Apr 2013
9:40 am

I’m encouraged to see so many left overs - presumably that means lots of videos.

Frank 12 Apr 2013
2:41 am

As I understand it the technical term when you cannot fit any more bottles of Liquor in your bar is “Jacksoned”. I.e “There was a good special on Rye a the store, but I didn’t get any as my liquor cabinet is totally Jacksoned”.

Seems like this would be a good way of de-Jacksoning your bar.

Gwydion Stone 21 Apr 2013
11:51 am

Wonderful idea; I’ll have to try it.  I’d think the Grasshopper would throw off the delicate balance, though.

Philip Heesen, III 23 Apr 2013
12:21 pm

Hahaaaa, hilarious!

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