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Check Out These Delicious & Easy To Make Oscars Inspired Cocktails

Sun, February 26, 2012 3:00pm EDT by Chloe Melas Add first Comment

The 84th Annual Academy Award are on Feb. 26 and now you can watch the show with a yummy cocktail in your hand!

Even though you won’t be at the Kodak Theatre for the Oscars, has got you covered for your own personal viewing soiree. Whether you’re at home with your beau, or with your girls, these cocktails will definitely make for an A-list night!

Crystal Cosmo

  • 1 1⁄2 oz Voli Lyte
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 1⁄2 oz Agave Nectar Top with Prosecco

Directions: Garnish with a Lemon twist In a mixing tin, add ice, Voli Lyte, lemon juice, agave and shake. Stain into a martini glass and top with Prosecco

Golden Drop

  • 2 oz Voli Lemon
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 packet sweetener

Directions: Shake and strain

GREY GOOSE® Cherry Noir Red Carpet Cocktail Recipe

  • 1.5 oz. Cherry Noir
  • .75 oz. Benedictine
  • 1.5 oz. lemon juice
  • .75 oz. simple syrup
  • Dash of bitters

Directions: Mix all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass and garnish

Sweet Revenge

  • 2 oz Raspberry Cocoa
  • 2 Raspberries
  • 2 Blackberries
  • 1 oz apple cider
  • 1⁄4 oz maple syrup Muddle berries and maple syrup.

Directions: Add all ingredients then shake and strain Glass: Martini Garnish: Raspberries

The Golden Era

  • 1 1⁄2 oz Voli Orange Vanilla
  • 2 oz Lemonade
  • 1⁄2 oz agave nectar
  • 1⁄2 pineapple juice

Directions: Garnish with an Orange Wheel. In a mixing tin, add ice, Voli Orange Vanilla, lemonade, agave nectar, pineapple juice and shake. Strain into a martini glass

Vanilla Caramel Mochaccino Cocktail

  • 1 oz vanilla-infused vodka
  • .5 oz caramel sauce
  • .5 can of illy issimo Mochaccino

Directions: Fill shaker with vodka, caramel sauce, and illy issimo. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass and enjoy the Oscars!

Berry Merry Oscars

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz club soda
  • Cascal Berry Cassis

Directions: Mix Vodka and Club Soda in a glass over ice. Top it off with a splash of Cascal Berry Cassis and enjoy!

Swanky Toast

  • (Created by Francesco LaFranconi)
  • 1.5 oz Sobieski Polish Vodka
  • 0.5 oz Marie Brizard Crème de Cassis
  • 1 oz Cranberry Juice
  • Top with Brut-style Champagne (or Extra Dry-style for a sweeter taste)

Directions: Pour the vodka, crème de cassis, and cranberry juice in a shaker tin with half cup of ice and stir gently and strain into a flute or cocktail-martini glass. Top up with 2-3 of chilled champagne
Garnis with: 3 fresh cranberries floating on the drink

DEWAR’S® Smash

  • 2 parts Dewar’s® 12yr Blended Scotch Whisky
  • 3/4 parts simple syrup
  • 2 Pieces of Lemon
  • 3 – 4 fresh mint leaves
  • Seltzer

Directions: Muddle the lemon, fresh mint leaves and sugar in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add Dewar’s, shake and strain into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Top with seltzer and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

The Aloha-Rita

Inspired by Best Picture nominee The Descendants, this refreshing mix of Sauza® Blue Silver Tequila and citrus will have you channeling the tropical islands of Hawaii in no-time.

  • 2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver Tequila
  • 1 part JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 1 part lime juice
  • ½ part agave nectar

Directions: Shake all the ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange on the rim.

The Courvoisier Sidecar

Inspired by Best Picture nominee Midnight in Paris, The Courvoisier Sidecar is the perfect choice for all the times you find yourself in the company of Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, or ex-pats circa 1920.

  • ¾ part Courvoisier® VSOP
  • ¾ part DeKuyper® Signature Triple Sec
  • Splash of lemon juice

Directions: Serve shaken in a tall glass, garnish with a lemon peel.

The Courvoisier Bisou

Inspired by Best Picture nominee The Artist, this delicious mix of Courvoisier Rosé and champagne is a star-maker, sure to have your guests “talking” for days.

  • 1 part Courvoisier® Rosé
  • 1 part champagne
  • Lemon twist garnish

Directions: Combine Courvoisier Rosé and Champagne in champagne flute. Garnish with lemon twist and serve.

The Streep Sweep

  • 1.5 oz Belvedere Unfiltered
  • ½ oz black pepper simple syrup*
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • pinch of black pepper
  • Soda water

Directions: Shake and strain into an ice filled highball, glass and top with Fever Tree soda. Infuse cracked black pepper into simple syrup overnight.

The Artist

  • 2oz Belvedere Black Raspberry
  • 1/4oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz Lemon juice
  • 6 fresh raspberries or
  • 1/2oz raspberry puree
  • dash egg white

Directions: Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass top with a splash of soda and garnish with a raspberry.

Moneyball Bubbly

  • ½ oz. Midori Melon Liqueur
  • Champagne (Dry)

Directions: Pour Midori in a champagne flute, top with champagne.

A Tropical Descendant

  • 1.5 oz. SKYY Infusions Coconut
  • .5 oz. coconut water
  • .5 oz. aloe vera juice
  • .5 oz. Bianco vermouth
  • Cucumber

Directions: Put all ingredients into a shaker. Add ice and stir. Pour over a cucumber slice into a coupe glass.

The Dragon Tattoo

  • 1.5 oz. SKYY Infusions Dragon Fruit
  • .5 oz. American Honey Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Peach Nectar
  • 5 Raspberries
  • Squeeze of Lemon
  • Top with Champagne or Sparkling Wine
  • 1 sugar cube

Directions: Muddle ingredients (except sugar cube) and shake over ice. Place sugar cube in the bottom of the glass and strain drink over it. Top with Champagne or sparkling wine.

My Drink With Marilyn

  • 1.5 oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
  • .5 oz. agave nectar
  • 2 oz. chamomile tea
  • .5 oz. lemon juice
  • 3 rosemary leaves

Directions: Shake and strain in a martini glass with a rosemary garnish

The Artist

  • 3 Parts Champagne
  • 1 Part of refineTM Cosmopolitan Mix

Directions: Garnish with Fresh Fruit


— Chloe Melas