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July 20, 2024

Cocktails inspired by iconic movie scenes

Whether you’re a fan of shaken or stirred can tell a lot about your persona. Movies can have a big influence on how we like to enjoy our tipple! If you’re a fan of the movies, it’s time to get behind the bar and try your hand at these delicious cocktails inspired by iconic movie scenes, from martinis to tropical flavours.
Casablanca Martini
Photo Courtesy: Monika Alcobev
Transport yourself to Rick’s Café Américain with this classic martini inspired by the timeless film “Casablanca.” The Casablanca Martini combines the sophistication of a traditional martini with the intrigue of the movie’s iconic setting.
2 oz Hayman’s London Dry Gin
1/2 oz Antica Formula Vermouth (Dry Vermouth)
1/2 oz Olive Brine
Olives (Garnish)
Begin by filling a mixing glass with ice.
Pour 2 ounces of Hayman’s London Dry Gin, followed by 1/2 ounce of Antica Formula Vermouth (Dry Vermouth), and 1/2 ounce of olive brine into the mixing glass.
Stir the mixture well until it becomes thoroughly chilled.
Using a strainer, carefully pour the well-chilled mixture into a martini glass.
Finish your Casablanca Martini by garnishing it with either a lime twist or some olives. Enjoy
Pulp Fiction Royale


Revive the unforgettable dance scene from “Pulp Fiction” with the Pulp Fiction Royale. This sophisticated cocktail combines the bold flavours of Lucifer’s Gold with the effervescence of Laurent Perrier La Cuvee Brut Champagne for a twist that is as stylish as the film itself.
1 oz Lucifer’s Gold Whisky
1 oz Amaretto
1/2 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
2 oz Laurent Perrier La Cuvee Brut Champagne
In a cocktail shaker, combine 1 ounce of Lucifer’s Gold Whisky, 1 ounce of Amaretto, 1/2 ounce of lime juice, and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup.
Add ice to the cocktail shaker and shake the mixture vigorously until it’s well-chilled.
Using a strainer, carefully pour the shaken mixture into a chilled flute glass.
Top off the cocktail with 2 ounces of Laurent Perrier La Cuvee Brut Champagne.
Serve and enjoy your delicious Pulp Fiction Royale cocktail!
The Big Lebowski White Russian
The Big Lebowski White Russian
Photo Courtesy: Monika Alcobev
Channel your inner Dude with The Big Lebowski White Russian. This creamy concoction pays homage to the laid-back style of the film’s main character, The Dude. Sip it while you abide in classic cinematic fashion.
2 oz Russian Standard Gold Vodka
1 oz Café Borgetti (Coffee liqueur)
1 oz Heavy cream or Milk
Start by filling an old-fashioned glass with ice, ensuring it’s nicely chilled.
Pour 2 ounces of Russian Standard Gold Vodka and 1 ounce of Café Borgetti into the glass over the ice.
To create a layered effect, carefully float the heavy cream or milk on top. You can do this by pouring it slowly over the back of a spoon held just above the surface of the vodka and Café Borgetti mixture.
After adding the cream or milk, give the cocktail a gentle stir to blend the flavors slightly.
Your Big Lebowski White Russian cocktail is now ready to be enjoyed. Sip and savor!
Titanic Blue Ocean
Photo Courtesy: Monika Alcobev
Set sail on the high seas with the Titanic Blue Ocean cocktail, inspired by the iconic film “Titanic.” Its vibrant blue hue and tropical flavours will make you feel like you are on the grandest ship of all time, minus the iceberg.
1 oz Viva El Ron White Rum infused with Coconut
1 oz Blue curaçao
1/2 oz Peach Liqueur
2 oz Pineapple Juice
1 oz Lime soda
Start by filling a glass with ice to ensure your cocktail stays refreshingly cold.
Add 1 ounce of Viva El Ron White Rum infused with Coconut to the glass.
Pour in 1 ounce of Blue Curaçao to give your cocktail its vibrant blue color and a hint of orange flavor.
Follow with 1/2 ounce of Peach Liqueur, adding a touch of fruity sweetness to the mix.
Add 2 ounces of Pineapple Juice to provide a tropical and fruity base for your cocktail.
Stir the ingredients gently but thoroughly to ensure they’re well combined.
To finish, top off your Coconut Rum Paradise with 1 ounce of Lime Soda, giving it a zesty and fizzy kick.
Enjoy your deliciously tropical cocktail, and don’t forget to garnish it if desired. Cheers!
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