Zhivago's Revenge

Which TV classic made Jim Phelps cocktail popular?


Mission: Impossible was an American television series that aired on the CBS network from 1966 to 1973. The show was created and produced by Bruce Geller and it starred Peter Graves as Jim Phelps the leader of an elite covert operations team known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF). The show also featured a now-iconic theme song composed by Lalo Schifrin.

The show was popular for its various spy-themed missions and it also spawned a number of films and video games. One of the show's most popular elements was the use of a "cocktail" by Phelps before each mission. The cocktail which was simply a glass of bourbon with two ice cubes became known as the "Phelps Cocktail" and was imitated by fans of the show.

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Zhivago's Revenge

Spicy and slightly sweet

  • Cinnamon Schnapps 1.5 cl
  • Absolut Pepper Vodka 1.50 cl
  • Tabasco Sauce 3 drops

Shot glass

Zhivago's Revenge
zhivago's revenge is a popular Vodka cocktail containing a combinations of Cinnamon Schnapps,Absolut Pepper Vodka,Tabasco Sauce .Served using Shot glass
This spicy, savory shot packs some heat along with rich, satisfying flavors. Cinnamon schnapps provides a sweet, spicy base while Absolut Peppar vodka adds peppery bite. Just a few drops of Tabasco bring the overall Scoville level up for a slow, tingling burn. Carefully layered in a shot glass without mixing, the flavors remain separated for an evolving experience down the hatch. Feel the sweet warmth of cinnamon give way to peppery fire, capped with the Tabasco`s lingering heat.

Zhivago's Revenge Ingredients

Cinnamon Schnapps,Absolut Pepper Vodka,Tabasco Sauce,

Zhivago's Revenge Recipe

Carefully layer into a shot glass in the above order.

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  • Cinnamon Schnapps

    Cinnamon Schnapps is a Schnapps liqueur, it is sweet and syrupy with hot spicy undertones. Some brands like GOLDSCHLAGER adds gold flakes to the liqueur. Cinnamon Schnapps can be enjoyed as shot or sipped from a rock glass, and is part of several popular cocktails.

  • Absolut Pepper Vodka

    Vodka is an European clear distilled alcoholic drink that has been one of the most popular drinks across the world .

    You'll find it to be the most popular spirit in drink making because of it's neutral taste and absence of flavour and colour.

    Vodka often replaces Gin in many traditional cocktails

    Vodka is known to be good for the heart, and if consumed in moderation, can prove to be good for cardiovascular health

    Note that these days there are flavoured Vodka available in the market too, and some cocktails do make use of them.

  • Tabasco Sauce

    Tabasco Sauce is a brand of hot sauce made from the Tabasco chili pepper that grow mostly in the Gulf Coast of Mexico. It is one of the known highly pungent and hot pepper like the Naga Jalokia of India. Tabasco Sauce is made with just three ingredients - peppers, salt and vinegar. The red pepper mash in aged in white oak barrels and the long aging process renders the complex flavour to this hot sauce.
    It is an American brand, produced by the Mcilhenny Company of Avery Islands, Southern Louisiana. In drink mixing, Tabasco is popularly known to be an ingredient in the Bloody Mary cocktail and is used in many cocktail classics, the sauce simply enhances the flavour of every drink and adds the extra kick to every sip.


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