October 28, 2016

Hot! Gallery Get Ready for the Oscars with these Cocktails

While you stalk the red-carpet in hope of seeing your favorite starlet (for the red-carpet, we are team Lupita) walking the red-carpet indulge on a party worthy cocktail.

Here are a few to get you started

 The Wall Street Martini
The Leading Lady
SVEDKA's Blue Jasmine
The Lady and The Gentleman
Cruzan_I'd Like To Thank Sparkler
The Red Carpet Cooler

The Wall Street Martini

60 ml Belvedere Vodka
10 ml Dolin Dry

Directions: Combine ingredients in mixing glass and stir over ice until very cold. Strain into two chilled martini glass and garnish with a single green olive.

The Leading Lady
8 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
16 parts club soda
2 parts fresh lime juice
1.5 bunch of fresh mint
.5 bunch of fresh basil
3.5 tbsp. sugar
*Serves 4

Directions: In a small pitcher, muddle together the mint leaves, basil, sugar and lime juice until they start to melt together. Add your Sauza® Blue Silver. Fill 4 glasses with ice and pour cocktail mixture ¾ of the way to the top of each glass. Fill each glass with club soda and garnish with an extra sprig of mint.

SVEDKA’s Blue Jasmine
2 parts SVEDKA Strawberry Lemonade
1/2 part Blue Curacao
1/2 part pineapple juice
1/2 part lemon juice

Directions: Add all ingredients in a blender, saving 1/2 cup crushed ice for last. Blend at high speed for 5 seconds. Pour into a Hurricane/Pilsner glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

"Where's the Red Carpet?" – inspired by the film, Gravity

1 1/4oz Bombay Sapphire Gin
1/4oz luxardo maraschino
1 bar spoon Cabernet wine
1/2oz fresh lemon juice
1/2oz simple syrup
Top w/ champagne

Directions: Combine all ingredients (minus champagne) and ice, shake and strain into chilled champagne flute. Top with bubbles, express lemon oils on top of cocktail. Rose pedal for garnish.


1 ounce Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon
1/2 ounce Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve
Orange Twist for Garnish

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled shot glass. Garnish with an orange twist. Ideal Serving: Shot Glass


1 ounce Johnnie Walker Double Black
1/4 ounce Sweet Vermouth
1/4 ounce Dry Vermouth
1 dash Orange Bitters
Skewered Cherry Garnish

Direction: Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass. Stir well and strain into a old fashion glass with perfect cubed ices* Garnish with a cherry. *1” or 2” silicon ice molds can be found at most specialty home stores. Ideal Serving: Old Fashion Glass

CÎROC Coco Light Martini

1.5 oz Unsweetened Coconut Water (8c cal)
1.5 oz CÎROC Coconut (94 cal)
1 oz Pineapple Juice (17 cal)
.25 oz Fresh Lime Juice (4 cal)

Directions: Combine ingredients and add to a martini shaker with ice. Shake and strain into coupe glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

Anchor’s Away – inspired by the film, Captain Phillips
1 ½ oz. Caliche Rum
½ oz. St-Germain
½ oz. fresh lime
Top with ginger beer
Absinthe wash
2 dashes peychauds bitters

Combine all ingredients in to a condenser cup after washed with absinthe (julep cup, Moscow mule mug, ect.) top w/ crushed ice, add mint bushel and lime wheel. Run 2 dashes of peychauds down middle of lime wheel.

Cruzan® I'd Like To Thank Sparker

1 ½ parts Cruzan® Key Lime Rum
½ parts John DeKuyper & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
2 dashes Bitters
1 part Sparkling Wine
Orange Twist

Direction: Combine Key Lime Rum, John DeKuyper & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur & Bitters over ice and stir for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe and add sparkling wine. Garnish with a wide twist of orange peel.

The Red Carpet Cooler

1 part of Sauza® Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
½ part DeKuyper® 03 Premium Orange Liqueur
3 parts cran-raspberry juice
1 ½ parts lemon-lime soda
½ tbsp. sanding sugar
Sugar (optional)
½ lime for garnish (optional)

Direction: Combine all ingredients in a pitcher filled with ice. Run a lime wedge around half the lip of each glass and dip in sanding sugar to rim. Fill glasses with ice, pour margarita into each glass, and garnish with a lime wedge (optional).

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