Best Picture Inspired Cocktails

Vote for your favorite picture of the year through cocktails.

Enjoy watching the Academy Awards with one of these Best Picture Nominee-inspired cocktails. These drinks will sure to have you on your feet by the end of the night, declaring: “You like me, you really like me!”

RoyalTea.jpgRoyal-Tea

(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film The Queen)

2 parts Beefeater Gin
2 parts brewed and chilled Earl Gray Tea
Squeeze of lemon juice
Spoonful of sugar

Serve over ice in a rocks glass garnished with lime wheels.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Beefeater Gin

TheDepartini.jpgThe Departini

(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film The Departed)

2 parts Tequila Tezón Reposado
1 part Martell Cognac
1 part Cointreau
1 tbsp agave nectar
Squeeze of lime juice
Shake well and serve up in a martini glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Tequila Tezón

SunshineinMalibu.jpgSunshine in Malibu

(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film Little Miss Sunshine)

1 part Malibu Mango Rum
1 part Malibu Pineapple Rum
Fill with orange juice
Combine ingredients in a highball glass over ice.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Malibu Rum

BabelOnTheRocks.jpgBabel-On the Rocks

(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film Babel)

2 parts Kahlúa
1 part Stoli Elit
Float 2 parts half & half
Serve over ice in a rocks glass.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Kahlúa

LycheeLetters-sm.jpgLychee Letters

(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film Letters From Iwo Jima)

.5 part SOHO Lychee Liqueur
2 parts Martell Cognac VSOP
1 part pomegranate juice
1 part orange juice
Spoonful of sugar

Serve over ice in a rocks glass.
Recipe and photo courtesy of SOHO Lychee Liqueur

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