And The Envelope Please: An Oscar® Toast

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And The Envelope Please: An Oscar® Toast

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And The Envelope Please: An Oscar® Toast

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Toast your Oscar® favorites with these delightfully themed cocktails, perfect for your Oscar watch party!

Andrea Correale, Elegant Affairs

Gold Martini

Ingredients

4 ounces dry gin

2 ounces dry vermouth

1-1/2 ounces Goldschläger

1 cup ice

Directions

In a shaker, combine gin, vermouth and Goldschläger. Add ice. Slowly shake. Using a strainer, pour drink mixture into two chilled martini glasses.

Absolut

Red Carpet Flower

Ingredients

1.5 parts Absolut Original

1 part blood orange juice or puree

0.5 parts Triple Sec

0.5 parts lime

Directions

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an edible orchid and orange round.

Absolut Gold

Ingredients

1 part Absolut Original

0.5 parts peach liquer

0.5 parts Lillet Blanc

3 parts champagne

Directions

Stir Absolut, peach liqueur and Lillet over ice in a mixing glass. Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe or Champagne glass and top with Champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish with food safe gold flake.

Absolut Red Carpet

Ingredients

1.5 parts Absolut Original

1 part blood orange juice or puree

0.5 parts Triple Sec

0.5 parts lime

Directions

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange rind.

Proper 12

Sweet Victory

Created by Nick Fogel, Beverage Director, The Late Late Bar & Spirit Grocer. 

The sweet victory cocktail.

Sweet Victory.

Ingredients

1 ounce Proper No. 12

0.75 ounce Lillet Blanc

0.75 ounce Lavender Syrup

Top with sparkling wine

Garnish with lavender branch

Note: Lavender Syrup is 2 cups water, 2 cups white sugar, 3 lemon twists, 3 teaspoons loose cooking lavender.

Directions

Combine in a sauce pan and simmer for 10 minutes. Allow to cool then strain into a glass bottle.

D’USSÉ

Fruit & Honey

Fruit and Honey cocktail.

The Fruit & Honey.

Ingredients

1-1/2 parts D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac

1/2 part apricot brandy

1 part lemon juice

3/4 part honey syrup

2 dashes of orange bitters

Directions

Shake and strain into a coupe glass or martini cocktail glass. Rim the glass with cinnamon and sugar. Tip: to make honey syrup, use 2 parts clover honey to 1 part hot water.

Db Bistro Moderne

Penicillin #2

The Penicillin number two cocktail.

Penicillin #2.

Ingredients

2 ounces Los Vecinos Mezcal

0.50 ounce lemon juice

0.50 ounce honey syrup

0.25 ounce ginger syrup

0.25 ounce Highland Park Magnus Single Malt Scotch

Directions

Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker and shake. Serve over a large ice cube in a rocks glass. Garnish with a flamed lemon twist.

Sugarlands Distilling Co.

Star-Studded Martini

Sugarlands Butterscotch Gold Moonshine.

Sugarlands Butterscotch Gold Moonshine.

Ingredients

2 ounces Butterscotch Gold Moonshine

1/2 ounce Dark Chocolate Coffee Cream Appalachian Sippin’ Cream

1/2 ounce Mark & Digger’s Hazelnut Rum

3-4 ounces of Half ‘n’ Half

Directions

Mix ingredients well in a shaker. Serve in a martini glass.

Hennessy X.O Cognac

The 7 Worlds

The seven world's cocktail.

The 7 Worlds.

This cocktail was inspired by Ridley Scott’s latest short film created for Hennessy. Scott is the director of Alien, Blade Runner and Gladiator. You can catch a shorted version of the film, which debuts during the 91st Oscar telecast on Sunday.

Ingredients

2 ounces Hennessy X.O Cognac

2-inch tea-infused ice cube (see notes below)

2 tablespoons Lapsang Souchong Tea

3 tablespoons Rooibos Tea

1 ounce wildflower honey

Garnish with flamed lemon twist, gold leafed twist (see notes below)

Directions

Pour Hennessy X.O over Tea-Infused Cube in rocks glass; flame lemon twist over cocktail glass and discard, garnish with gold leafed lemon twist.

Notes

Infused Tea Cube: Boil 1 liter of water, remove from heat and add Lapsang Souchong Tea, Rooibos Tea and wildflower honey; allow to steep for 5 minutes, strain out tea leaves, allow to cool to room temperature. Then, agitate the tea before filling ice molds and place in freezer until solid (approximately 24 hours).

Gold Leafed Lemon Twist: Use edible gold leaf, take a lemon twist that has been trimmed so edges are clean, using the paper the gold leaf rests on press the gold leaf onto lemon twist, rubbing the back of the paper to ensure it sticks.  Prepare these ahead of time and keep cool and damp.

Benham’s Gin

A Star is Born – Gin Fizz

A Star is Born- Gin Fizz

A Star is Born- Gin Fizz.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Benham’s gin

3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

0.5 ounce simple syrup

1 ounce Chilled Zonin Prosecco

Lemon twist, for garnish

Directions

Fill cocktail shaker with ice; add gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds; strain into glass and top with Prosecco. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Ravo Vodka 

Bohemian Rhapsody – Harvey Wallbanger

Bohemian Rhapsody- Harvey Wallbanger

Bohemian Rhapsody- Harvey Wallbanger.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Ravo Vodka

4 ounces Fresh orange juice

0.5 ounces Galliano L’Autentico

Orange slice and cherry, for garnish

Directions

Pour vodka and orange juice into a collins glass with ice. Layer the Galliano on top by pouring it slowly over the back of a bar spoon. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.

Tequila Partida Añejo 

Roma Añejo Old Fashioned

Roma- Añejo Old Fashioned

Roma- Añejo Old Fashioned.

Ingredients

3 ounces Partida Añejo Tequila

1/4 ounce Agave nectar

1 dash Angostura bitters

1 Orange peel

1 Brandied cherry

Directions

In an Old Fashioned glass, lightly muddle the agave nectar, bitters and orange peel. Fill with ice and add the tequila. Stir and garnish with a brandied cherry.

The Famous Grouse Smoky Black 

Black Panther – The Famous Smoky and Cola

Black Panther- The Famous Smoky and Cola

Black Panther- The Famous Smoky and Cola.

Ingredients

1 ounce Famous Grouse Smoky Black

0.5 ounce cola

Orange wedge

Directions

Take a clean, highball glass and fill with fresh, solid ice cubes. Squeeze in a wedge of orange and drop into the glass. Add Famous Grouse Smoky Black. Top up with cola, stir and serve.

Diplomatico Planas Rum

Vice – Diplomatico Vice

Vice- Diplomatico Vice

Vice- Diplomatico Vice.

Ingredients

2 ounces Daiquiri concentrate (frozen)

2 ounces Piña Colada mix (frozen)

2.5 ounces Diplomatico Planas Rum

Directions

Blend daiquiri concentrate with rum and ice. Blend Piña Colada mix. Pour both blends together in a coup glass.

The Lodge by STK

Old Hollywood

The old Hollywood cocktail.

Old Hollywood.

Ingredients

2 ounces George Dickel Rye

0.5 ounces Spiced Simple Syrup

2 dashes orange bitters

2 dashes aromatic bitters

Cinnamon stick

Brandied cherry

Directions

Add ingredients to a mixing glass with ice. Stir, strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with cinnamon stick and brandied cherry. Tip: Winter Spiced Simple Syrup: water 1:1, cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook and strain.

The Skylark

The After Party

The after party Oscar cocktail.

The After Party.

Ingredients

1/4 lemon juice

3/4 Hendrick’s Gin

3/4 Titos Vodka

3/4 Dry Vermouth

3/4 St. Germain

Less than a bar spoon of Blue Curacao

Directions

Shake with ice. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with brandied cherry.

Remember to celebrate responsibly!

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