Cary Grant (Photo from North by Northwest) (Roger O. Thornhill)Gibson “North by Northwest” 1959Ingredients:2.0 oz. Gin0.5 oz. Dry VermouthDirections:Fill a mixing glass with ice and add gin and dry vermouth. Stir and strain into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a pearl onion. If you want a drier drink use less vermouth in proportion to the gin. Variation:Vodka Gibson:2.0 oz. Vodka0.5 oz. Dry VermouthAdd ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into chilled glass. Garnish with a pearl onion.
Casablanca 1942- Humphrey Bogart(Rick Blaine) and Ingrid Bergman(Ilsa Lund)(Insert sound bite “Here’s lookin’ at you kid”?)Champagne Cocktail 2 dashes bitters1 tsp sugarchilled Champagne1 twist lemon peelPlace one lump of sugar with bitters in a chilled champagne flute. Fill with chilled champagne. Add the twist of lemon peel and serve.http://www.drinksmixer.com/drink2763.htmlChampagne Cocktail “An Affair to Remember”- Cary GrantChampagne 1Ingredients:6 parts ChampagneSplash of brown CuracaoSplash of BrandySplash of plain syrup.5 tumbler of crushed ice Take the tumbler .5 full with ice. Add the Brown Curacao, Brandy, plain syrup and Champagne in the above order. Stir well and serve in a large wine glass. Champagne 2 Ingredients: 1 small lump of sugar3-4 dashes of Angosturas BittersJuice of 1/4 of a lemon4-1/2 parts of Champagne1 slice of lemon1 small piece of iceDirections:Soak the lump of sugar in the Angosturas Bitters. Squeeze teh juice of the lemon into a wine glass and add the saturated sugar. Then add the piece of ice and fill up with Champagne. Serve with a slice of lemon. This is an excellent pick-me-up.Please note that when making Champagne cocktails of any description, be careful to have a bottle of Champagne on ice, and to keep it well corked. About 6-8 cocktails can be made with a bottle of Champagne. And what about the unmistakeable Humphrey Bogart? With a squint in his eyes and cigarette dangling between his lips: "I never should have switched from scotch to martinis."