Here’s what you need and how to create these delicious drinks. Have one to celebrate your favorite nominee, and if you’re getting particularly rowdy for the show on Sunday night, just go ahead and try them all.
Underhanded Underwood, above [In honor of House of Cards]
- 1 oz Beefeater Gin
- 1 oz Becherovka
- 1 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass, and stir with ice. Fine-strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with a flamed orange zest.
The Crawley Classic [In honor of Downton Abbey]
- 2 oz Beefeater 24
- 2 oz Fresh Pink Grapefruit juice
- 1 oz Chardonnay-honey syrup*
- 2 dashes Lemon Bitters
- Small pinch of Paprika (sweet)
*Simmer 1:1:1 Chardonnay, Honey, Water; with a few coriander seeds thrown in just to make it interesting
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass, and shake with ice. Fine-strain into a coup glass, and garnish with discarded zests of grapefruit and lemon.
Meryl’s Poison Apple [In honor of Into the Woods]
- 1¾ oz Beefeater Gin
- ¼ oz Lejay Crème de Cassis
- 1 oz Cloudy Apple juice
- Top Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic Water
- 1 dash Orange Bitters
[Photo Credit: Beefeater]