Check Out These Fabulous Oscar Themed Cocktails

Sun, February 24, 2013 6:00pm EDT by 1 Comment
Oscars
Oscars Drinks

Unless you’re a celebrity or nominated for an Oscar, you’re probably watching the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 24 from the comfort of your home. Luckily, HollywoodLife.com has the perfect cocktails to spice up your Oscar-viewing party!

The Oscars are finally here! Whether you’re watching on your couch in your pj’s, or attending a glittery viewing soiree, a glamorous cocktail is a must! HollywoodLife.com has the perfect recipes from some of the hottest restaurants in NYC and LA. Whether it’s the “Nomination” found at NYC’s Ainsworth Park or SVEDKA’s “Sparkling Playbook,” we’ve got you covered!

The Escape Artist (Argo)

1.5 oz. SKYY Infusions Dragon Fruit
1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
0.5 oz Lychee Syrup
2 Lychees
Lime

Directions: Combine all ingredients except lychees and lime in cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with lychees and twist of lime

Night Vision (Zero Dark Thirty)

Inspired by the night vision goggles used by CIA agents, this MIDORI cocktail is not only simple to make but also a crowd pleaser much like the nominated film.

1 oz. MIDORI® Melon Liqueur
2 oz. Dry Ginger Ale
Juice from 2 Lime Wedges

Directions: Pour over ice and serve in a low ball glass.

Unchained Margarita

2 parts Avión Silver or Reposado
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
½ part Agave Nectar

Directions: Combine ingredients in shaker with ice, and shake vigorously. Fine strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

The Nomination

Found at: Ainsworth Park in NYC

Muddle 2 blackberries
1 oz Ciroc peach
*shake with ice, strain into champagne flute
* top with Moët Chandon
*garnish with an orange twist

The Silver Lining (Based on Silver Linings Playbook Oscar Nominated movie)

Found at 121 Fulton Street

2 oz Bulleit Bourbon
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
2 dashes of bitters

Directions: Shake and strain into a martini glass and sugar rim(the silver lining) *garnish with sprig of thyme
Muddle: 3 springs thyme and 1 tablespoon of brown sugar

JB martini (Since every actor that played James Bond will be attending the Oscars)

Found at: The Mulberry Project & Vinatta Project

Muddle 2 peppadew in shaker pour
2oz old raj gin
1oz martini bianco
Then stir all the ingredients for 30 seconds then pour in a martini glass garnish with a peppadew

Argo Rush

Found at the Tippler in NYC

2 ounces Buffalo Trace Bourbon
1 ounce Honey syrup
.75 ounce fresh lemon juice

Directions: Shake and strain over fresh ice.

Pucker® Pout N’ Pose

Ingredients:
1 1⁄2 parts Pucker® Vodka Sour Apple Sass™
1tsp. Pink Guava Puree
1tsp. Tangerine Puree
Juice of Half a Lime
2 parts Ginger Ale

Directions:
• Add a scoop of ice to a cocktail shaker along with the first four ingredients.
• Shake vigorously.
• Add ginger ale and pour into a Collins glass.

Pucker® Bold Berry Bling

Ingredients:
1 1⁄2 parts Pucker® Vodka Raspberry Rave™
3 Fresh Blackberries
2-3 Fresh Basil Leaves
1 part Soda
1 part Lemon-Lime Soda

Directions:
• Add ice to a cocktail shaker.
• Gently squeeze the juice from the blackberries and add the berries to the shaker.
• Tear basil into small pieces and add.
• Add vodka and shake vigorously.
• Add soda, lemon-lime soda and pour into a Collins glass.

Silver Linings Gimlet

2 oz Belvedere Citrus
¾ oz Thyme syrup*
¾ oz Lemon juice
Dash cardamom bitters

Directions: Shake with cubed ice
and strain over ice into a rocks glass.
Garnish with lemon and thyme sprig

*Thyme Syrup
480ml/ 16oz Water
480ml/ 16oz White sugar
7-8 Sprigs of fresh thyme
Simmer thyme in the water for approximately 10-15 minutes or until you see the thyme go brown.
Remove thyme and add sugar. Stir until dissolved.
Cool and funnel into a glass bottle. Keep refrigerated.

Les Miz Fizz

1.5 oz Belvedere Citrus
¾ oz Almond Syrup (Orgeat)
½ oz Fresh lemon juice
3 dashes Lavender bitters
¼ oz Egg white
Soda top

Directions: Dry shake then shake with ice and fine strain into a highball glass.
Top with soda. Garnish with an lavender stalk

Champagne Royale Cocktail

Found at Delmonico’s Kitchen in NYC

Mix of Rosé Champagne, Fresh Cucumber, Fifty Pounds Gin, Dolin Dry Vermouth, Lemon, Simple Syrup
1 oz Fifty Pounds Gin

1/4 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth

Splash lemon juice

Splash simple syrup

Cucumber

Topped with Rosé Champagne

Beaver St. Vesper Cocktail

Found at: Delmonico’s Kitchen in NYC

Mix of House Infused Sugar Plum Voli Vodka, Fifty Pounds Gin, Cocchi Americano
1 oz Plum infused Voli Vodka
1 oz Fifty Pounds Gin
1 oz Cocchi Americano

Directions: Served up and garnished with a lemon twist

Basil Hayden’s Lincoln’s Manhattan (Inspired by Lincoln)

Ingredients:
1½ parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
½ part Sweet Vermouth
½ part Dry Vermouth
½ part Maple Syrup
2 dashes of Bitters

Directions:
1. Stir together the bourbon, vermouths, maple syrup and bitters over ice in a rocks glass
2. Garnish with a cherry and serve.

Silver Linings Gimlet

2 oz Belvedere Citrus
¾ oz Thyme syrup*
¾ oz Lemon juice
Dash cardamom bitters

Directions: Shake with cubed ice
and strain over ice into a rocks glass.
Garnish with lemon and thyme sprig

*Thyme Syrup
480ml/ 16oz Water
480ml/ 16oz White sugar
7-8 Sprigs of fresh thyme

Directions: Simmer thyme in the water for approximately 10-15 minutes or until you see the thyme go brown.
Remove thyme and add sugar. Stir until dissolved.
Cool and funnel into a glass bottle. Keep refrigerated.

Les Miz Fizz

1.5 oz Belvedere Citrus
¾ oz Almond Syrup (Orgeat)
½ oz Fresh lemon juice
3 dashes Lavender bitters
¼ oz Egg white
Soda top

Directions: Dry shake then shake with ice and fine strain into a highball glass.
Top with soda.
Garnish with an lavender stalk

Django’s Old Fashioned

1.5 oz Belvedere Vodka
1.5 oz Coconut water
One bar spoon Simple syrup
One bar spoon Absinthe
1 inch zest of lemon

Directions: Muddle lemon and sugar in the base of a rocks glass.
Slowly fill glass with cubed ice and remaining ingredients (like an old fashioned) Stirring continuously
Garnish with a mint sprig.

SVEDKA’s Sparkling Playbook

1.5 parts SVEDKA Raspberry
2 parts champagne
1.5 parts sour mix
1 part white grape juice

Pour all ingredients except for champagne into a shaker. Shake and strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice. Top with champagne. Garnish with a grapefruit peel and raspberries.

The Daniel Day Lewis

1.5 oz Makers Mark Bourbon
.75 oz Averna Amaro
.75 oz Marie Brizard Crème de Cacao-Dark
1 Dash of Truth Orange Bitters
Combine ingredients, shake with ice, strain and pour into a martini glass.
Served up with an orange peel garnish.

Purity Silver Linings Playbook Martini

3 ounces Purity Vodka
1 ounce Spring Water
Stir over ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. No garnish. (Use less water if using fragile ice.)

Robert Deniro were among the celebrities who enjoyed one!

Purity Malmo Mule

2 ounces Purity Vodka
.5ounce fresh squeezed lime
3 ounces Ginger Beer/Ginger Ale
Lime

Directions: Mix all ingredients into an ice-filled highball, garnish with lime and/or candied ginger if available
Josh Brolin was among the celebs who enjoyed the Purity Malmo Mule Martini

The Patrón Gold Cosmopolitan

1 1Ž2 oz. Patrón Silver Tequila
1Ž2 oz. Patrón Citrónge Orange Liqueur
2 oz. Organic Blackberry Juice
1 oz. Fresh Orange Juice
Fresh Blackberry Garnish
10 Carat Gold Rim

The Ultimat Blue Sunrise

1 1Ž2 oz. Ultimat Vodka
1Ž2 oz. Patrón Citrónge Orange Liqueur
2 oz. Fresh Blueberry Juice
1 oz. Fresh Mango Juice
Blueberry Garnish
Silver Sugar Rim

— Chloe Melas

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Nobody Special

Posted at 9:28 PM on February 24, 2013  

I don’t drink, but these will top off any Oscar party ! Way to go Chloe :)

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