Awards season will come to a close on Sunday as the Oscars take over not only your TV screens, but your social media feeds as well. As you play red carpet bingo with your besties and mark your picks for best dressed, be sure to have one of these cool cocktails on hand:
Coco Light Martini -- The Official Academy Awards Cocktail
1 ½ oz. CÎROC Coconut
1 ½ oz. Unsweetened Coconut Water
1 oz. Pineapple Juice
¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Combine all ingredients in martini shaker with ice. Shake and strain into coupe glass, and garnish with lemon twist.
The Ultimat neuro Bliss – The Official Cocktail of Elton John’s AIDS Foundation Academy Award Party
2 oz. Neuro Summer Citrus Berry
1.5 oz. Ultimat Vodka
1 oz. Orange Juice
Orange Twist for Garnish
Shake all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Then pour over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
1 oz. Pinnacle Peachberry Cobbler Vodka
2 oz. white peach puree
2 oz. Prosecco
Pour all ingredients in a mixing glass, and then gently pour over ice in a mixing tin then back and forth with the mixing glass. Strain into a chilled champagne flute.
1 oz. of Baileys Cinnamon Liqueur
½ oz. of Goldschläger Cinnamon Schanpps
Edible Gold Flakes for Garnish
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled shot glass rimmed with edible gold flakes.
The Red Carpet Cooler
6 oz. of Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
2 oz. Dekuyper 03 Premium Orange Liqueur
16 oz. cran-raspberry juice
8 oz. lemon-lime soda
2 tbsp. sanding sugar
1 lime for garnish (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a pitcher filled with ice. Run a lime wedge around half the lip of each glass and dip in sanding sugar to rim. Fill glasses with ice, pour margarita into each glass, and garnish with a lime wedge.
The Show Stopper
2 oz. Red Stag by Jim Beam Black Cherry
1 oz. Strawberry Liqueur
1 oz. Passion Fruit Juice
Pour into Champagne Flutes. Garnish with a strawberry or lemon twist on the rim.
Classic American Hustle
1 ½ oz. Belvedere Vodka
½ oz. lemon juice
½ oz. simple syrup
Dash egg white
Combine all ingredients and dry shake to emulsify egg white. Add ice and shake vigorously. Fine strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and discard.