Bugs' Birthday and The "Rabbit Ears"
This week back in 1940, Warner Bros. released the animated short A Wild Hare, officially introducing one of the biggest stars in movie history: Bugs Bunny. Learn how Bugs got his name and his catchphrase, then sip this wascally drink:
The “Rabbit Ears,” as drawn up by Boyan Dimitrov, bartender at Dimples, across the street from Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, CA:
In a shaker over ice, add:
- 1.5 oz of vanilla vodka
- 0.5 oz of Apple Pucker
- 1 oz. carrot juice
- Splash of lime juice
“Roll and pour” back and forth between shaker and mixing glass, then serve in a collins glass. Garnish with a whole carrot, or, if you’re looney-tunes, toss in a stick of Acme dynamite.