Movie-themed Cocktails for your Oscars Party


Academy Awards will be handed out this Sunday, providing the perfect excuse to get together for parties that range from extremely casual to VERY fancy! Whatever the dress code, tasty cocktails are a must!

Josh Potter from Capitol Cider in Seattle, shared a few of their movie-themed cocktails with King5 in celebration of the occasion.

In honour of the 89th Annual Academy Awards, Capitol Cider’s bartenders have created five themed cocktails for the evening, based on the Best Picture winners for years ending in 9, including Midnight Cowboy (1969), American Beauty (1999) and Driving Miss Daisy (1989).

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

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Ingredients

1oz. Zapopan Reposado (tequila)
1 oz. Cocchi Torino (vermouth/orange)
1 oz. Ancho Reyes (chili liqueur)

Directions: Stir, strain into coupe.

American Beauty (1999)

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Ingredients

2 oz. Heritage Lavender (vodka)
1 ½ oz. Heavy Cream
1 ½ oz. Lemon
Splash Simple Syrup
Splash Vanilla Extract
3 Spritzes Rose Water

Directions: Shake, strain into Collins.  Top w/soda. Lemon Peel.

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

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Ingredients

2 oz. Aloo Gin
1 ½ oz. Citrus Mint Shrub (housemade)
8-10 Mint Leaves

Directions: Shake vigorously, dump into 10oz glass. Mint sprig.