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Cocktail Corner: Nominee-Inspired Signature Cocktails

Welcome to Cocktail Corner! Here you will find new drink ideas… because every one needs a cocktail now and then. See all of our Cocktail Corner features here. You can also take a look at our wine suggestions here.

Awards season is officially under way and since most won’t be donning couture gowns on the red carpet, it’s time for you to start planning your at-home viewing parties.

As all hostesses know, no viewing soiree is complete without a nominee-inspired signature cocktail, we’ve compiled a few celebrity worthy drink recipes.

The Decedents Daiquiri
(Winner of Best Motion Picture, Drama)

You Will Need:

1/4 cup Jamaican rum
2 tablespoons triple sec
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco brand green pepper sauce
Lime slice


Combine rum, triple sec, lime juice, and Tabasco green sauce in a cocktail shaker with 4 to 5 cubes of ice. Cover and shake vigorously.

Strain into chilled, stemmed cocktail glass. Float slice of lime on top.

Serves 1

Wait, there’s more!

Olive Pitt Martini
(Brad Pitt, Moneyball)

You Will Need:

2 ounces premium vodka
1/2 ounce vermouth
5 drops original Tabasco brand pepper sauce
4 to 5 ice cubes
1 slice jalape o pepper


Combine vodka, vermouth, Tabasco sauce, and ice in a cocktail shaker; cover and shake vigorously.

Strain into a chilled, stemmed martini glass. Add jalape o slice and serve.

Serves 1

Hope you enjoyed today’s Cocktail Corner. Cheers!

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  • conor

    love the idea of adding a bit of the spicy to the drinks!

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