Monday, February 23, 2009

Beverage Monday.

The Winners
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In honor of last night's telecast here are some cocktails inspired by the Winners.

Mumbai Bombshell
Slumdog Millionaire

1 oz cherry brandy
1 oz cognac
1oz Malibu®
1 oz dry vermouth

Pour the cherry brandy, Malibu rum, cognac and vermouth into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Shake well, strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.

Four Jokers
Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight

3/4 oz Rumple Minze® liqueur
3/4 oz Jagermeister® liqueur
3/4 oz Goldschlager® schnapps
3/4 oz Black Haus® schnapps

Add all ingredients to an old-fashioned glass with/without ice as desired. Stir lightly and serve.

Milky Way Galaxy
Sean Penn in Milk

1 oz Amaretto
1 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract

Combine milk, amaretto and vanilla extract in a blender for 60 seconds. Pour over ice cubes in an old-fashioned glass, and sprinkle with cinnamon. Stir with a straw, and serve.

German Chocolate Cake
Kate Winslet in The Reader

3/4 oz Malibu®
3/4 oz white creme de cacao
1/4 oz Frangelico®
1 splash half-and-half

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake and strain over ice in an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with four squirts of canned whipped cream (about 3/4 inches high) at 3, 6, 9 and 12 o'clock positions.

Spanish Fly
Penelope Cruz in Vicky Cristina Barcelona

3/4 oz butterscotch schnapps
3/4 oz Coke
3/4 oz cherry liqueur
3/4 oz vanilla schnapps

Pour ingredients into an old-fashioned glass and stir. Serve cold.


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