February 26th, 2009

The Kissinger’s Eyebrow

The Kissinger’s Eyebrow — that’s the first “specialty drink” Conan O’Brien wants to learn in bartending school. “You’re a piano teacher, and Mozart just walked in,” he informs his instructor.

This is one of the many classic Conan sketches that have been virally making the rounds lately amid speculation over whether, now that he’s moving to L.A., hosting the Tonight Show, and going on air at the tame hour of 11:30 p.m., the Brookline native will continue to be ass-kickingly funny. Well, if the feared scenario rears its ugly head, at least we’ll always have stuff like this to watch online.

Based on Conan’s description of his favorite specialty cocktail, I’ve attempted a recipe.

Kissinger’s Eyebrow

1 oz gin
1 oz tequila
1/4 oz grenadine
1 hair from Kissinger’s eyebrow

Shake first three ingredients well over ice and strain into shot glass. Garnish with eyebrow hair. Shoot.

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2 Responses to “The Kissinger’s Eyebrow”

  1. Mark

    I think Conan’s version of the Kissinger’s Eyebrow would perhaps have the eyebrow,
    but probably not the gin, tequila and grenadine. It would be a long list of even more ridiculous

    Having said that, I gave your recipe a drive around the block, and it’s a hit.

  2. ljclark

    Oh no, Mark, say you didn’t.

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