Recipes to enjoy during the Film Series Screening

Coconut Popcorn

2 tablespoons Coconut oil
1/4 cup popcorn kernels
Pure sea salt to taste

Place coconut oil and popcorn in a heavy 3-quart pot over medium heat.
Cover with lid.
As kernels pop, gently shake the pan continuously.
After several minutes when popping slows to a few seconds between pops, remove pot from heat.
Pour popcorn into a large bowl and season with salt.
Makes approximately 5 cups.

Cine Gear's "Sizzle at the Beach" Cocktail

For adults of legal drinking age

1.5 oz. Light Rum
1.5 oz. Amber Rum
3 oz. Pineapple juice
2 oz. Simple Syrup
3 oz. Cranberry Juice
2 oz. Cream of Coconut

Put 6-8 ice cubes in a cocktail shaker.
Pour all ingredients into shaker.
Close the shaker and shake for 20-30 seconds.
Strain the drink into 2 rocks glasses or Tom Collins glasses.

Bailey's Irish Cream Coffee - Non-Alcoholic

Bailey’s offers a nice and tasty non alcoholic Irish Cream. Buy it at your local beverage store or grocery market. It comes in 11 ounce cans, individually or in or a six pack.

5 oz. Baileys Irish Non-Alcoholic Cream cold brew coffee
Fresh brewed coffee
Whipped cream
Ground cinnamon
Maraschino cherries

Make a pot of coffee or purchase at your local coffee shop.
Fill a mug about halfway with coffee.
Add about 5 ounces of the non-alcoholic Bailey’s Irish Cream, up to 1/2 inch from the mug’s top.
Top with whipped cream.
Dust the top with cinnamon.
Top with a cherry.

Coffee Martini

For adults of legal drinking age

1 oz. strong fresh brewed coffee or espresso
2 oz. Vodka
3/4 oz. Kahlua or other coffee liqueur

Pour all ingredients into shaker.
Fill with 8-10 ice cubes.
Shake about 20 times or until very cold.
Strain the drink into Martini glass.
Garnish with a few espresso beans and a shake of cinnamon.

Recipes by
John Michaels
Mixologist / Producer

Gabriel Mays

AbelCine Director of Rental
As Director of Rental, Gabriel Mays oversees growth of Rental by nurturing business relationships and unifying the customer experience nationwide. In his previous role as the LA Rental Manager, Gabriel worked with producers, cinematographers, and assistant camera operators to provide the highest level of customer service possible. He also ensured that all their equipment needs are met on budget. Before coming to AbelCine in 2015, Gabriel previously worked as a Communications Instructor and Electronic Media Engineer at a private university. He taught various courses in electronic media, including film, broadcasting, and digital arts. Gabriel is an award-winning cinematographer, director, producer, and editor known for his innovative research and implementation of new film techniques. He was also one of the first to implement HDSLR cameras into filmmaking. He has been the cinematographer on dozens of independent films, documentaries, and music videos.