Sunday, January 15, 2012

Booze Clues: 4 Golden Globes- Inspired Cocktails to Try


A Toast to the Best

The Hollywood Foreign Press is celebrating the best of the best (at least in their opinion) on the big and small screen at the Golden Globes tonight. I know, you’re more concerned with who wins on the red carpet, and I’m totally consumed with the shoes. Still I think we can all agree that a good drink goes well with the festivities. Here are a couple of Golden Globes inspired cocktails you may want to sip while crossing your fingers for your favorite stars.


Herradura Velvet Rope

The Velvet Rope


· 2 oz Herradura Reposado

· ¾ oz Fresh squeezed lemon Juice

· ½ oz Simple syrup

· ½ oz egg white

· ½ oz Red Wine – Zinfandel works best here

Place Herradura Reposado, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white into an empty shaker. Close shaker and shake with no ice, this technique is known as dry shaking and it emulsifies the egg leaving the drink light and fluffy. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled coupe/cocktail glass. Float the red wine over the foam.


Take Me Out To The Moneyball-gameWild Turkey Take Me out to the Moneyball Game

1 oz. Frangelico

2 oz. Wild Turkey 101

1 oz. Amaretto

.25 oz. squeezed lemon juice

1 pinch salt

4 oz. soda water

Handful of Cracker Jack, finely crushed

Rub half a lemon around the rim of a glass and place into crushed Cracker Jack to coat the rim. Combine Wild Turkey, Frangelico, Amaretto, lemon juice and salt in a shaker. Mix and strain into a glass with rocks and top with soda water.


Russian standard Musical Mule

Musical Mule

1.5 oz. Russian Standard Vodka

1 lime wedge

5 oz. Regatta ginger beer

Build cocktail over ice in a Russian Standard Copper Mug Add 1.5 oz of Russian Standard Vodka. Squeeze a wedge of lime
Top with 5 oz of Regatta ginger beer


Bridesmaid MargaritaCamus Bridesmaids Margarita

2 oz. CAMUS VS Elegance
1 oz. Sweet & Sour Mix
1 oz. Grand Marnier

Combine all in a shaker with ice; strain into a small rocks glass with salted rim. Garnish with a lime wedge



*all photos courtesy of their respective brands

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