Six Scene-Stealing Drinks for the Academy Awards
Bring a taste of tinsel town to your living room viewing party with these six Academy Awards-inspired drinks, in honor of the most glamorous evening in show business. From sips that riff off of Oscar-nominated films to actual cocktail recipes served at some of the industry’s most exclusive after parties, we’re raising the curtain on Hollywood’s hottest night.
Recipe courtesy Vincent Piazza, beverage director, NYY Steak, New York City
“We wanted to offer a fun specialty cocktail that glitters like the Awards itself,” says Piazza of his gold-hued, gently spiced creation. “Served in a tall martini glass, it pays homage to the stately Oscar.”
2 ounces Maker’s 46 Bourbon
1½ ounces Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur
½ ounce fresh lemon juice
½ ounce agave nectar
Candied ginger, for garnish
Combine the Bourbon, ginger liqueur, juice and agave nectar in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with candied ginger.