Thursday, February 25, 2016

Oscar Night Cocktails

While you may not agree with all of this year’s Academy Award winners/losers, nominees’ dress choices or the length of acceptance speeches, some good Oscar-themed cocktails and food help make this Sunday’s show a must-watch.

Here are some cocktail recipes that deserve an Oscar nod of their own based on taste, appearance and positive reviews.

Ginger Starlet
1 oz. SMIRNOFF® Iced Cake Flavored Vodka 
0.5 oz. Triple Sec
0.5 oz. Maraschino
1 oz. Pineapple
0.5 oz. lime juice
Shake/Strain/Collins over Ice
Top with 1 ginger beer
Garnish-Maraschino & Lime Wheel

Red (Velvet) Carpet
Muddle 4 blackberries in 0 .5 oz Maple syrup
1 oz. SMIRNOFF® Iced Cake Flavored Vodka 
0.5 oz. SMIRNOFF® Whipped Cream Flavored Vodka
0.75 oz. lemon juice
Shake/Rocks glass on Crushed Ice
Garnish with blackberry

Golden Statue
1 oz. SMIRNOFF® Kissed Caramel Flavored Vodka
0.5 oz. Goldschlager
1.5 oz. Coconut Water
Garnish – Orange Twist

Root Beer Unchained
1 oz. Smirnoff® Root Beer Float Flavored Vodka
.5 oz. Dark Crème de Cacao
1 oz. Half & Half or Milk
Directions:  Shake/Strain/Martini Glass.  Garnish with Grated Nutmeg.

1 comment:

Linda Manns Linneman said...

Thank you so much for sharing these recipes. I will give some of them a try. God Bless