Oscars Cocktails: The Churchill, Inspired By Best Picture Nominee Darkest Hour #DarkestHour

Oscars Cocktails: The Churchill, Inspired By Best Picture Nominee Darkest Hour #DarkestHour

Are you having an Oscars party this year? If so, naturally, you will need some libations for your guests. Might we suggest this fabulous Churchill recipe [Champagne Cocktail variation] from Cocktail Chameleon Author and Entertaining Expert Mark Addison, in honor of Best Picture nominee, Darkest Hour.

The Churchill Champagne Cocktail Variation

1 oz. Scotch whisky [Churchill preferred Johnnie Walker]
1/2 oz. lime juice
1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
1/2 oz. Cointreau
2 oz. champagne

Garnish: lemon peel

Glassware: Tiffany & Co. Vintage Coupe Glass

Shake ingredients together with ice, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass or coupe and top with chilled champagne. Garnish with the lemon peel.

*This recipe was created by television personality and entertaining expert Mark Addison, author of Cocktail Chameleon.

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Check Out The Latest Darkest Hour Trailer #DarkestHour

During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman). While maneuvering his political rivals, he must confront the ultimate choice: negotiate with Hitler and save the British people at a terrible cost or rally the nation and fight on against incredible odds. Directed by Joe Wright, DARKEST HOUR is the dramatic and inspiring story of four weeks in 1940 during which Churchill’s courage to lead changed the course of world history.

Darkest Hour is directed by Joe Wright (“Atonement,” “Hanna,” “Pride & Prejudice,” “Anna Karenina”), written by Anthony McCarten (“The Theory of Everything”) and stars Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, and Ben Mendelsohn.

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About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn has been a music lover her entire life. She went to college in Boone, NC, an area that is rich in music and culture. She also worked as a radio deejay for 8 years and grew up in Southeastern, Va, a melting pot of different musical styles and traditions. She has been to more concerts than she can count in every genre you can imagine. She resides in North Carolina with her furbabies and her massive collection of Disney memorabilia.

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