Election Driving You to Drink? Try a Trumptini, Hillarita or Another One of These Candidate Cocktails

A Dallas-area restaurant has a full cocktail list inspired by the presidential candidates – from Marco Libre to Hillarita.  

By Becky FogelMarch 1, 2016 3:17 pm| ,

Politicians can inspire voters to head to the polls, but some campaigns this season may inspire folks to reach for a stiff drink instead.

A bar in Dallas is grabbing Super Tuesday by the horns with a set of candidate-inspired concoctions, which could place some presidential primary contenders on the rocks.

The man behind these tongue-in-cheek cocktails is Kyle Noonan, owner and creator of The Rustic in Dallas.

Noonan says he and his partner were watching the debate with a few cocktails when inspiration struck.

“As the debates went on, the cocktails went down faster and faster,” he says. “I think the saying ‘It drove us to drink’ really came true in that scenario.”

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– Drinks concocted for the Republican field, including the “Bush Bomb” for Jeb Bush and a very fancy Trump-tini

– The frosty Hillarita and a free maple-flavored Bernie Sanders drink that costs $9 in taxes

– What drinking games patrons may play as the results roll in this evening