2/24/11

Grey Goose and Oscar


Well, Oscar weekend is fast approaching and the film industry is all abuzz with predictions and critiques. As tends to happen, when Hollywood gathers together this time of year, celebrations abound.

The folks at Grey Goose are gaining a certain amount of notoriety for soirees they host for the event. To top it all off, they have provided a collection of cocktail recipes themed to several of the Best Film nominees so that we can all party along at home. Pick your favorite movie and give it a taste..!

And the winner is…

Grey Goose Royal Passion – The King’s Speech

2 parts Grey Goose Vodka
1/3 part vanilla flavored (Monin) syrup
1 fresh passion fruit
3 small fresh pineapple chunks
Fresh lemon squeeze

In a cocktail shaker, muddle fruit.Add all other ingredients, shake vigorously and double strain into a chilled martini glass.Garnish with a half a passion fruit floating on top.

Grey Goose L’Orange Prize Fighter – The Fighter (pictured)

1 ½ parts Grey Goose L’Orange Flavored Vodka
1 part fresh blood orange juice
½ part fresh lemon juice
½ part simple syrup
1 thin slide of japaleno

Place jalapeno and simple syrup in the bottom of a cocktail shaker and muddle well.Add ice and remaining ingredients, and shake vigorously.Strain into a chilled martini glass with a sugared rim and present with a slice of jalapeno.

Grey Goose L’Orange Pirouette – Black Swan

1 ¼ parts Grey Goose L’Orange Flavored Vodka
1 part fresh lemon juice
¾ part crème de violette
¾ part simple syrup
1 dash peach bitters

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and shake vigorously.Strain into a chilled martini class and present with an edible orchid

Grey Goose Le Citron Status Update – The Social Network

½ part Grey Goose Le Citron Flavored Vodka
½ part St. Germain
1 part grape juice
½ part pear puree

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and shake vigorously.Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with an edible flower.

Grey Goose La Poire Elderflower Dream – Inception

1 ½ parts Grey Goose La Poire Flavored Vodka
1 ½ parts fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
½ part premium elderflower liqueur
½ part lemon juice
½ part simple syrup

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and shake vigorously.Strain into a chilled martini glass, and present with a grapefruit twist.

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