Get Loose With Grey Goose Oscar Inspired Cocktails

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Tomorrow’s the big night, celebrities are picking out their outfits, and everyone around the world are prepping for the Academy Awards, getting last minute accessories for Oscar Parties and, of course, buying ingredients for Oscar themed cocktails.  But if you still haven’t decided on what type of spirit you fancy, let us make that decision a little easier.  We recommend Grey Goose’s Oscar themed concoctions created by master mixologist, Dimi Lezinska.  With drinks inspired by “The Artist,” “The Ides of March” and The Help, you can’t go wrong with these delectable drinks this Sunday.

SILENT GOOSE

(The Artist)

A dry, fruity cocktail inspired by a French classic

from the era of the silent cinema. The Artist’s

Special Cocktail was first created in the 1920s at

the Artists’ Club on Rue Pigalle, Paris.

Ingredients

2 parts  GREY GOOSE vodka

1 part   Fino sherry

½ part  Freshly squeezed lemon juice

½ part  Redcurrant syrup

2 dashes Cherry bitters

Method

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled

with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled coupette.

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FRENCH HAWAIIAN

(The Descendants)

The fresh, zesty taste of GREY GOOSE L’Orange

adds a burst of citrus to this aromatic twist on the

Mai Tai, an essential taste of Hawaii.

Ingredients

1 ½ parts  GREY GOOSE L’ Orange

½ part   Freshly squeezed lime juice

½ part  Blood orange juice

1/3 part  Orgeat syrup

3 dashes  Aromatic bitters

Method

Build and serve over crushed ice. Garnish with

pineapple leaves and a couple of drops of bitters.

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THE LAST WORD

(The Ides of March)

In politics it’s important to have the last word so

what better than a GREY GOOSE adaptation of the

classic Last Word, a fragrant cocktail mixing fresh

fruit and herbal flavours.

Ingredients

1 part   GREY GOOSE La Poire

1/3 part  Green Chartreuse

½ part  Freshly squeezed lime juice

½ part  Maraschino

Method

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled

with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled coupette

and garnish with a pear fan.

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LE CITRON JULEP

(The Help)

The fresh mint flavour of iconic southern cocktail,

the Julep, mixed with citrus fruits and peach, a

fruit synonymous with the South.

Ingredients

1½ parts GREY GOOSE Le Citron

½ part  Crème de Peche

3 dashes Peach bitters

3 dashes  Peychaud’s bitters

10 leaves Fresh mint

Garnish with mint and peach or

lemon slices

Method

Add mint leaves to a julep mug and bruise with the

back of a spoon. Build and serve over crushed ice.

Garnish with mint and peach or lemon slices.

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GREY GOOSE LE FIZZ

(War Horse)

Perfect for a toast to lifelong friendships, this

sparklingly elegant cocktail pairs GREY GOOSE

vodka with elderflower for a timeless taste of

England.

Ingredients

1 part  GREY GOOSE vodka

½ part  Elderflower liqueur or cordial

½ part  Freshly squeezed lime juice

Top   Soda water (seltzer)

Method

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.

Shake and strain into a champagne flute. Top with

soda water (seltzer).

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