Host a fabulous Golden Globes party
On Jan. 15, the 69th Annual Golden Globes will air and if you're hosting a viewing party -- whether it's a small get-together with your closest friends or an all-out bash -- a fun way to tie your party to the theme is by serving cocktails inspired by nominated actors or their characters.
A fabulous way to entertain guests at your Golden Globe Awards viewing party is by serving Golden Globe-inspired cocktails. Based on characters portrayed by Golden Globe nominees, these cocktail recipes are certain to please, not only because they taste fabulous, but also because they are so perfectly themed.
Kenneth Branagh was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Sir Oliver Walter in in My Week with Marilyn. The masterminds behind Beefeater London Gin concocted this fabulous cocktail recipe -- complete with a punch Marilyn herself would have loved.
Directions for blood orange sherbet:
Eat my... chocolate martini
Minny Jackson, the beloved and feisty character from The Help who baked a "special" cake and told Hilly Holbrook to eat her... well, you know, was portrayed by Octavia Spencer. The amazing performance earned Spencer a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
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We thought you might enjoy a Minny-inspired cocktail: A chocolate martini with a "surprise." This Golden Globe cocktail recipe is from our New Year's cocktails archives, but we've added a little Minny twist, almost like she did in her cake.
Kate Winslet is nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Performance by an Actress in a musical or comedy for her role in Carnage. Winslet is a fan of Champagne, so toast her Carnage nomination with this delish cocktail by Beefeater 24 Gin.
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