Oscar Cocktails

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Celebrate Oscar like the stars. How? With swanky cocktails of course. The folks at Oval Vodka and Absinthe Mata Hari sent in a few fun recipes you can try at home. Enjoy “The Red Carpet” as the stars parade into the auditorium, and the “Starlet Cocktail” as they dole out the statues.

red-carpet2.jpgThe Red Carpet

1 ½ oz Oval vodka
1 oz Campari
1 oz Hiram Walker pomegranate schnapps
1 oz pomegranate juice
½ oz simple syrup

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon slice.

Starlet Cocktail

1 oz Absinthe Mata Hari
1 oz orange-flavored vodka
1 oz Hiram Walker black raspberry liqueur
1 oz champagne

Combine Absinthe, vodka, and black raspberry liqueur in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake thoroughly and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Top with champagne. Garnish with a raspberry.