Stoli’s Best Drinks Inspired by the Best Motion Picture Nominees!

By Elise French

Movie magic will be the toast of Tinseltown on Sunday, February 13th ~ and what better way to bring the festivities couch-side than with a cocktail inspired by this year’s nominees., Charlotte Voisey, Stoli’s mixologist, has come up with award-worthy cocktail recipes for your readers ~ all based on this year’s “Best Motion Picture” nominees.

So, dim the lights, set out award season drinks and snacks and raise your glasses high while watching The 68th Golden Globes from the comfort of your home!

Black Swan
4 parts Stoli® Blueberi™
2 parts cucumber-infused gin
1 part fresh-squeezed lemon juice
Blueberries (muddled)
1/2 part simple syrup or agave nectar
4 mint sprigs
Muddle blueberries and mint in a mixing cup. Add ice to fill. Add remaining ingredients and shake vigorously. Pour contents into a Collins glass.

The Fighter
2 parts Stoli® 80
3 dashes of bitters
1 part lime juice
3 parts ginger beer
Build in an ice-filled highball glass and stir. Garnish with lime and a mint sprig.

Inception
1 ½ oz Stoli Vanil
1 ½ oz coconut cream
1 oz passion fruit juice
Squeeze fresh lime
Combine ingredients and blend or shake
Serve in a martini glass
Garnish with a small flower

The King’s Speech Gimlet
3 parts Stoli® 80
2 parts lime juice
1 part simple syrup
Shake and pour into an ice-filled rocks glass.
Garnish with several limes.

The Social Network
2 parts Stoli® Gala Applik™
1 part fresh lemon juice
1 part simple syrup
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini
glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.