Cheers! 9 Cocktails for Your Oscar Party

PHOTO: The Music Power cocktail inspired by "Amour" is shown here.Plymouth Gin
The Music Power cocktail inspired by "Amour" is shown here.

intro: This Sunday, pour yourself a cocktail, settle in to your seat and watch the stars glam it up at the Oscars. We've collected nine fantastic cocktails recipes you can make for your Oscars party or enjoy with a few friends. Kick back and cheer on your favorite films!

quicklist:1 category: "Amour" title: url: text: 3/4 part lemon juice

1/2 ounce honey syrup

4 concord grapes

2 parts Plymouth Gin

2 dashes Angostura Orange bitters

1 part Jacob's Creek Classic Moscato

Muddle 4 concord grapes with 6 tarragon leaves in 1/2 ounce Honey Syrup. Build ingredients in a highball glass and top with Jacob's Creek Classic Moscato.

Recipe courtesy Plymouth Gin. media: 18558165 related:

quicklist:2 category: "Life of Pi" title: The Essence of Pi url: text: 1 ounce of TY KU premium sake and spirits 1 ounce of Veev Acai

1/2 ounce apple liquor

1/2 ounce pineapple juice

Splash of sweet and sour

Shake and strain into martini glass. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Recipe courtesy W San Diego. media: 18558101 related:

quicklist:3 category: "Silver Linings Playbook" title: Home-Aid url: text: 2 ounces LICOR 43 Liqueur

1/2 ounce vodka

4 ounces tropical fruit punch

1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice

Combine all ingredients with ice and shake. Strain into an ice-­filled glass and garnish with an umbrella.

Recipe courtesy Darryl "Dr. Mixologist" Robinson. media: 18557972 related:

quicklist:4 category: "Argo" title: Canadian Embassy url: text:2 ounces The Original Moonshine

1/2 ounce maple syrup

Slice of orange

Dash of bitters

Measure maple syrup into a glass. Add ice and pour in moonshine slowly, stirring to ensure that you properly combine it with the syrup. Add a splash of bitters. Rub an orange slice around the inside of a rocks glass, add fresh ice, and strain the moonshine mixture into the rocks glass. Garnish with orange and serve.

Recipe courtesy Darryl "Dr. Mixologist" Robinson. media: 18557962 related:

quicklist:5 category: "Lincoln" title:Lincoln's Manhattan url: text: 11/2 parts Basil Hayden's Bourbon 1/2 part sweet vermouth 1/2 part dry vermouth 1/2 part maple syrup 2 dashes of bitters

Stir together the bourbon, vermouths, maple syrup and bitters over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a cherry and serve.

Recipe courtesy Basil Hayden's Bourbon. media: 18558029 related:

quicklist:6 category: "Beasts of the Southern Wild" title: The Sparkling Bayou url: text: 1 lemon wedge

2 sprigs fresh mint

1 teaspoon superfine sugar

1/4 cup grape juice

Ice cubes made with filtered water and various berries

Polar Blueberry Seltzer

1 small bunch Concord grapes, for serving

Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake to combine. Fill a rocks glass with ice. Strain into prepared rocks glass and top with seltzer; garnish with concord grapes and serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy Polar Seltzer. media: 18558133 related:

quicklist:7 category: "Django Unchained" title: Unchained Western url: text: 2-3 chunks of frozen pineapple

1/2 ounce lemon juice

1 teaspoon maraschino syrup

2 ounces rye whiskey

Polar Lemon Seltzer

Lemon twist, to garnish

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the pineapple, syrup, lemon juice and whiskey. Add ice and shake well. Strain into a coupe, top with Polar Seltzer. Garnish with lemon twist.

Recipe courtesy Polar Seltzer. media: 18558144 related:

quicklist:8 category: "Zero Dark Thirty" title: Seal Team Six url: text: 2 ounces LICOR 43 Liqueur

1 ounce of dark rum

1 splash 151 proof rum

Dark cola

5 cubes ice

Fill glass with ice. Add dark rum and LICOR 43. Fill with cola. Add splash of high proof rum to taste.

Recipe courtesy Darryl "Dr. Mixologist" Robinson. media: 18558091 related:

quicklist:9 category: "Les Miserables" title: Revolutionary Kir url: text: 4 parts French white wine

4 parts Polar Raspberry Lime Seltzer

1 part Créme de Cassis (Blackcurrant liqueur or syrup)

Blackberries, optional garnish

In an old fashioned coupe glass, add the currant liqueur or syrup and then the wine, and then the Polar Seltzer. Garnish if you wish.

Recipe courtesy Polar Seltzer. media: 18558056 related: