Bacon makes anything better—and we mean anything. Beyond the basic BLTs and BECs, we decorate our homes with bacon-scented candles, shower with bacon soap and even clothe ourselves in bacon underwear. So it should come as no surprise that we’ve also found a way to infuse that meaty magic into our coupes. Here, the best drinks made with the best ingredient of all time.
The 5 Best Bacon Cocktails
Elvis was not only a rock 'n’ roll genius, but also a snack master. The infamous hound dog liked to combine bacon with bananas and peanut butter for the ultimate indulgent sandwich. We followed his lead (we’d follow him anywhere), and created a tiki cocktail fit for the King—complete with flaming banana boat garnish and bacon-peanut-butter rim.
Fat-washing vodka can be challenging, as you try not to gag while skimming off the congealed frozen fat. But you can console yourself with snacks of crispy bacon throughout the process, and the end result is beyond worth it. The finished spirit is infused with a silky, bacony texture and savory, salty depth. It opens up a world of meaty mixing possibilities.