This Sunday marks the 86th Academy Awards. Whether you’re hosting or attending a Oscars party, or relaxing at home in your pajamas, a specialty cocktail always makes it more fun. Here are a few drink recipes to consider for celebrating Hollywood’s big night.
By Melissa Niksic
Pastries. Sandwiches. Bottled water, Gourmet sodas. These are just a few of the add-on items you’d expect to see in any coffee retail shop. Several coffee retailers are now also offering beer and wine as a way to expand their businesses and attract new customers.
Cheers Drink Recipes
2 oz. Don Julio tequila
½ oz. Triple Sec
Heavy splash of sour
Heavy splash of lime juice
Splash of grapefruit juice
Fresh basil leaves
Combine ingredients and shake. Strain into highball with a salted rim and garnish with a fresh basil leaf.
Recipe courtesy of STK in New York.
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The craft beer brand expand its “312 Urban” line by unveiling the new 312 Urban Pale Ale nationally to complement its flagship 312 Urban Wheat Ale.
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The beer brand is looking to boost its presence on draft in bars and restaurants.
Cheers Product Watch
Svedka has introduced two flavors to its line of vodkas. Svedka Mango Pineapple blends the tastes of Filipino mangoes and pineapple flavors, while Svedka Strawberry Lemonade combines strawberry and sweet lemon flavors. The new expressions are available at a suggested retail price of $12.99 for a 750 ml bottle.
Sidney Frank Importing Co. has debuted Gekkeikan’s Suzaku premium sake, the first Junmai Ginjo-Shu or “Ginjo” expression in Gekkeikan’s U.S. sake portfolio. Suzaku, which means “guardian of the South,” combines fresh spring water, yeast, koji and fine rice, which is then fermented at a low temperature. The result, according to the company, is a fruity aroma and smooth taste with a creamy body. Suzaku, which should be consumed slightly chilled or at room temperature, has a suggested retail price of $24.99 for a 720 ml bottle.
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