There are a few things that are considered classics in this day and age. Cocktails and movies are definitely part of that category. The art of mixology has become a popular craze these days, and bars like Apotheke in Manhattan or Milk & Honey in London employ bartenders that make specialty drinks exactly to the taste of each and every customer’s liking. So what’s hotter than a liqueur connoisseur with a flare for theatrics? How about knowing the drinks and cocktails that are actually named after such well-loved movies? Below are 19 such beverages.
1. Tequila Sunrise
1.5 oz jigger tequila
¾ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
½ oz jigger grenadine syrup
1 slice orange, for garnish
1 maraschino cherry, for garnish
In a shaker, pour tequila and orange juice and mix together. In a tall glass, fill with ice cubes and pour in mixture. Take grenadine and slowly add it in to allow it to fall to the bottom. Take orange slice and maraschino cherry and garnish.
Remember the days when Mel Gibson was actually well respected and not the raving lunatic that he is today? When he starred in the movie Tequila Sunrise, the movie garnered Oscar nominations and had top billboard songs from the sound track. And a very sleek cocktail was created from the title. Even if Mel can no longer keep his cool these days, this cocktail sure can. Why not try one out on a sultry, summer evening and decide for yourself?