New York – On Monday night, the Independent Film Project’s 22nd Annual Gotham Awards took place at Cipriani in downtown New York City to honor the best of independent cinema. Matt Damon, Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Marion Cotillard, Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke, & more came out to support independent film while also taking home some awards.
After the awards, everyone headed over to Andaz Wall Street to celebrate and get tipsy with Russian Standard Vodka. Guests were greeted by Russian Standard cocktail servers who served specialty cocktails; ‘Standard Toast of the Town,‘ ‘Gotham Mule,‘ and ‘Standard Dirty Martini.‘ Cheers!
Standard Toast of the Town
1 oz Russian Standard Vodka
½ oz French Aperitif (Lillet Blanc)
1 oz Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
¾ oz Elderflower Liqueur (St. Germain)
1 oz Prosecco
Directions: Shake all ingredients, except Prosecco, over ice together and strain into champagne flute glass. Top with Prosecco.
Gotham Standard Mule
1½ ounces of Russian Standard Vodka Ginger Beer ¼ ounce Fresh Lime Juice
1 lime wheel, for garnish
Directions: Build the cocktail in a Collins glass or copper mug starting with Russian Standard Vodka and lime juice. Fill with ice and top of with ginger beer. Drop in the lime wheel and stir gently.
Standard Dirty Martini
2 oz. Russian Standard Vodka ½ oz. Dry Vermouth
½ oz. Olive Brine
Directions: Stir ingredients gently over ice. Strain and serve in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with olives.