Articles Tagged: movies

The Nominees Are…

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With the Oscars just a few days away, celebratory cocktails are a must! Sip on the latest festive Pinnacle Vodka cocktail as you watch your favorite contenders bask in their winning glory.… Read more

Unchained

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The Hollywood award season moves into high gear this week with the Golden Globe Awards. To celebrate the evening’s awards, host a glamorous Golden Globes get-together with chic decorations and movie and television-themed eats and drinks. For your drinking pleasures, we have some great cocktail ideas below for you.

Shire Flower

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The highly anticipated first movie of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, opens on December 14th.

While Hobbits are typically known for favoring their ales and meads, might we suggest that you try something a little more adventurous, in the hopes that you will be unexpectedly delighted?

Try the the Shire Flower, which is sure to transport you right into the Shire, without even having to leave your seat.

Jump on the BOND Wagon Martini

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The highly anticipated James Bond movie, Skyfall, opens this Friday, November 9.

Rumor has it, Bond will be sipping a beer in the upcoming flick. Since he is switching up his usual drink order this time around, it’s
a perfect opportunity for 007 to finally do right by his regular
cocktail of choice and make the shift from shaking to stirring his martini. (According to experts, shaking the cocktail bruises the spirit whereas stirring allows … Read more

Living Shadow

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To celebrate the premiere of American Horror Story: The Asylum, top LA mixologist Rob Floyd created Basil Hayden’s Living Shadow.celebrate the premiere of American Horror Story: The Asylum This cocktail combines the tartness of red grapes and lemon juice with spicy Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, and in an ode to the show’s delightfully disturbing tone, the libation is then topped off with an eerie red wine float! And the spicy finish?… It’s to die for!… Read more

Monsieur Hayden

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In honor of one of spring’s most anticipated romantic comedies, Think Like A Man, Basil Hayden’s teamed up with top Austin mixologist, Rob Pate, to create Basil Hayden’s Monsieur Hayden. The cocktail is inspired by the Boulevardier, a classic bourbon cocktali that’s been enjoyed by men around the world for almost 100 years! Monsieur Hayden combines ingredients like Campari, citrusy Cocchi Americano aperitif and ginger juice with spicy Basil Hayden’s to create a bold bourbon … Read more

The Mockingjay

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The Hunger Games Are Here!

post iconToday marks the much-anticipated release of The Hunger Games movie. If you’re like me, you’ve lost sleep reading the book into the wee hours of the morning, at the expense of the next day’s productivity. …Read More

Take Me Out To The Moneyball-game

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Ingredients:
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

Directions:
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 … Read more

Bridesmaid Sidecar

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Ingredients:
2 oz Camus VS Elegance Cognac 
1 oz sweet & sour mix
1 oz Grand Marnier 

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

Courtesy of Camus VS Elegance Cognac.… Read more

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