"It tastes good, it goes down well, you don't look like a sissy if you order it," he says. "Anybody and their mother could drink it. Well, probably not mine. My mother probably couldn't drink it."
But while Mama King won't be mixing up any Dirty Phoenix bombers in her kitchen anytime soon, you readers are more than capable of doing so by using the following recipe:
The Dirty Phoenix:
½ ounce of Crown Royal
½ ounce of Malibu Rum
½ ounce of Peach-flavored vodka
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Mix all three into a shot, which is then plunked into a glass filled with four ounces of Monster, Rockstar, Red Bull or any other energy drink. You can also substitute the sugar free version of said beverages.
"It's for the skinny kids," he says. "Then again, if you're a skinny kid, what are you doing in a bar in the first place?"
Note: Some of the measurements in the shot are approximated, as Tyler described them as "equal parts" due to the fact he generally guestimates the exact amounts when pouring the drink. (Your mileage may vary.)
"We're not mathematicians, we're bartenders," he quips.