Hollywood-Themed Cocktail Recipes

February 28, 2011

Hollywood-Themed Cocktail Recipes

If you’re planning an Oscars party take inspiration from these three Hollywood-themed cocktail recipes created for the Myer Autumn/Winter launch happening tonight in Melbourne! Maker’s Mark Brand Ambassador, Jared Plummer and Russian Standard Vodka Brand Ambassador, Oliver Stuart, have created delicious cocktails to compliment the show’s Hollywood nostalgia theme, including the Russian Standard Greyhound and Maker’s Mark Manhattan.

Russian Standard Vodka Greyhound


45ml Russian Standard Original

Fresh golden grapefruit juice

2 grapefruit wedges


Add all ingredients to a highball glass filled with ice and stir through. Garnish with the grapefruit wedges.

Russian Standard Platinum


45ml Russian Standard Platinum

Lime, sliced into thin wheels

Crushed Ice

2 dashes of Lemon Bitters or Orange bitters


Half fill a short glass with crushed Ice and add the Russian Standard Platinum, bitters and Lime wheels.

Stir well and serve. For the best result cut the lime wheels on a mandolin to 0.75mm thick.

Maker’s Mark Peach Julep


50mls Maker’s Mark

10 Mint leaves

1 teaspoon caster sugar

10mls Bols Peach Liqueur

Crushed Ice


In a large tumbler muddle or press the mint and sugar gently. Fill with crushed ice, add Maker’s Mark & Peach Liqueur and stir gently until the glass is well frosted. Top with crushed ice. Garnish with a large mint sprig.

What’s your favourite cocktail?

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