Beverly Hills – On Saturday night, the stars lined up at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills for Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Suite at the HBO Luxury Lounge in honor of the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Guests took a break before the big night and played a round of mad libs while enjoying Basil Hayden HBO-themed cocktails including:
Stop and Sip Julep: Inspired by Curb Your Enthusiasm (Bourbon with lime juice, simple syrup, mint leaves and “quality” ginger ale)
Dragon Dance: Inspired by Game of Thrones (Bourbon with Serrano or jalapeno pepper, simple syrup, lime juice and blackberries)
Running Mate: Inspired by Veep
Bees Knees: Inspired by Boardwalk Empire (Bourbon with lemon juice, honey and fresh ginger, garnished with fresh basil)
Celebs in attendance included Vincent Piazza, Terry Winter, Chris McDonald (Boardwalk Empire), Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman and Carrie Ann Inaba (Dancing with the Stars), Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey), Andrew Rannells (The New Normal), Becca Tobin (Glee), Chris Noth (Sex and the City), Heather McDonald (Chelsea Lately), Joelle Carter (Justified), Kate Flannery and Creed Bratton (The Office), Lauren Bowles, Kristin Bauer Van Straten and Janina Gavakar (True Blood), Matthew Weiner and Rich Sommer (Mad Men).