Elton John’s Oscar Party: Recipes for all the drinks served
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Some of the biggest names in Hollywood and fashion gathered in West Hollywood on Sunday night for the annual Elton John Oscars viewing party, in support of the music legend’s eponymous AIDS foundation. This year’s star-studded event was hosted by Billy Porter, Eric McCormack and even Lady Gaga, who made a quick appearance before heading to the Dolby Theater to act as presenter.
For much of the evening, attendees such as Caitlyn Jenner, Sofia Richie and Donatella Versace hovered around the Belvedere bar in the center of the outer-inner tent before sitting down to dinner – and given the dramatic events that unfolded on the Oscars stage later. night, we can only assume they were happy to have a few drinks in their system before looking at the rewards.
Even if you missed the high-powered, boozy party, you can still whip up some of the night’s most popular drinks from home. (Put some of John’s best tunes in the background, and you’ll practically feel like you’re there, sipping Cosmo with the likes of Brandi Carlile and Heidi Klum.)
Here’s everything you need to make the cool cocktails the stars drank last weekend, all made with Belvedere Vokda.
Method: Put all the ingredients in a shaker for 10 seconds. Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a twist of lime.
Ginger in the limelight
Method: Build a cocktail in a glass and stir lightly after adding ginger beer. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Belvy and the Jets
Method: In a mixing glass, mash the grapefruit pieces with the lemon juice and simple syrup. Add Belvedere vodka, ground cinnamon and bitters. Top with ice and shake vigorously.