Celebrate Star Wars Day With a Bantha Blue Milk Cocktail

On Star Wars Day (held May 4 each year) or any day, toast the greatest film franchise of all time with Aunt Beru’s Spiked Blue Milk cocktail, which pays homage to the comforting, creamy drink enjoyed by many a thirsty sentient.

In the Star Wars galaxy, blue milk is siphoned from the mammaries of Tatooine’s female banthas. Unable to wrangle up a single bantha, let alone a lactating bantha, we opted to sub in blue curacao cordial syrup and regular old cow’s milk cream, which we complemented with a few other tiki flavors.

The result? A tasty way to celebrate your geekdom. May the fourth be with you.

may-the-4th star wars blue milk cocktail

Aunt Beru’s Spiked Blue Milk

Yield: 1 serving

1 ¼ ounce white rum
½ blue curacao cordial syrup
¼ ounce orange liqueur
¼ ounce Velvet Falernum (the liqueur, not the syrup)
2 ounces heavy cream
2 dashes Angostura Orange Bitters or other orange bitters

Cocktail shaker


  1. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker; add ice.
  2. Shake vigorously until well combined and chilled.
  3. Strain into a martini glass. We used a stemless martini chiller glass.
  4. Enjoy with a steaming bowl of rootleaf stew.


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