A movie is an escape into an alternate world, where absolutely anything can happen. It is this thrill that draws people in and takes them on an adventure that is hard to forget. Movies with gripping storylines have the power to take the audience by storm and create trends. These movies not only glorify the actors and actresses, but also put forth compelling fashion ideas and lifestyle concepts that are welcomed by the public. A few of these movies have also brought some delicious cocktails into spotlight.
From the VesperMartini in Casino Royale to the Cosmopolitan from Sex and the City, take a look at these four cocktails, which made it big, on and off the Silver Screen.
Casino Royale: Vesper Martini
There is no denying the fact that the thrilling action scenes in the James Bond movies take your breath away. Secret missions, black tuxedos and a high-flyer’s lifestyle may not be a part of your day, but you can still get a taste of Bond’s life with a sophisticated Vesper Martini. So the next time you’re feeling adventurous order-up this Vodka based Martini ‘shaken, not stirred.’
Big Lebowski: White Russian
‘The Dude’ Jeff Bridge’s character in Big Lebowski, was aptly defined by his shaggy sweater, long hair, dark tinted sunglasses and the White Russian Cocktail that was always in his hand. This velvety smooth drink is made using Vodka, Coffee Liqueur and Milk. Easy to make and fantastic to taste!
Sex and the City: Cosmopolitan
Sarah Jessica Parker has fine tastes and she shows them off on the Sex and the City series. The Cosmo seems to be the constant thing in the lives of the four leading characters of the show, as they are seen trying every new trend in drinking, fashion, dining and dating.So if you are looking for a fruity mix, the Cosmopolitan is the way to go.
Cocktail: The Red Eye
All the Tom Cruise fans out there, would have definitely taken note of Red Eye, from his famous movie, Cocktail. Red Eye is portrayed as a cure for hangovers and is made by blending a mix of Lager, egg and tomato juice. It may not be tasty, but it surely works better than coffee for hangovers.
These are four of the many drinks, which have been made popular in movies and TV series. If you can’t get enough of the movies, then go ahead and order-up an on-screen delight!
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