From "Saturday Night Live" to "Ghost Busters" to "The Blues Brothers," Dan Aykroyd has created some of the most memorable comedic characters in history.
Now, he plans on making his mark in another area, with his brand of vodka called Crystal Head Vodka. Mr. Aykroyd stopped by WCL to discuss his career, his off camera endeavors and to make us a couple of his favorite drinks.
MEET DAN AYKROYD
4- 6 p.m.
151 North State Street, Chicago
Crystal Head Vodka official site
Crystal Head Vodka
2 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
½ oz. Dry Vermouth
½ oz. Olive Brine
2 Fresh Olives
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with a skewer of olives.
1 1/2 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
2 oz. Pomegranate Juice
2 oz. Cranberry Juice
Top with Soda Water
In a tall glass with ice, tilt the glass and pour the Pomegranate juice slowly (to create a layering effect). Then slowly pour the Cranberry juice, and top it off with Soda water and add the Blueberries.