Done for the Cocktail Party contest at
I'm not sure if it fits in with the other entries but I guess that's a good thing
I went for weird cocktails (I actually googled that) and chose the Alien Brain Hemorrhage [link]
I'm not too sure about the taste of the actual drink but the look is almost hypnotic.
This was more like a miniature digital painting with a few touches of vexelling (over my own sketch) and Photoshop's filters.
For the blue ripples and some of the background effects (the red hue) I used some of *Lavah
's brushes [link]
The rest was done with the regular hard-edged round brush