The Beverly Hills Hotel Celebrates The Oscars with Oscar-Themed Specialty Cocktails

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Beverly Hills – It’s that time of year again and we couldn’t be more excited! In tribute to the silver screen, The Beverly Hills Hotel’s culinary team gives their own outstanding performance with creative menu items inspired by all nine Academy Award “Best Picture” contenders.  Leading up to Hollywood’s biggest night, the lunch and cocktail menus will be available at The Polo Lounge and The Polo Lounge Bar until the legendary show airs on Sunday, February 26, 2012. Cheers!

From ‘Moneyball’s’ Billy B’s California Gimlet to ‘The Helps’ Skeeter’s Southern Punch, these cocktails are sure to keep you tipsy!

The Oscar-Themed Specialty Cocktail and Dining Menus at The Beverly Hills Hotel Celebrates the 84th Academy Awards Nominees

The Polo Lounge Bar offers the following “golden statue” libations:

Moneyball: Billy B’s California Gimlet

Hangar One Vodka, Lime Juice Cordial served over an ice ball.

Moneyball: Billy B's California Gimlet


Midnight in Paris: Renaissance Man

Grey Goose L’Citron Vodka, Raspberry Sorbet, Pomegranate Liqueur, Pink Grapefruit Juice, Champagne

Renaissance Man: Midnight in Paris

The Artist:  Silence Is Golden

Karlson’s Gold Vodka, Lemon Juice, Mint Syrup, Club Soda

The Artist: Silence is Golden


The Tree of Life: ‘Uisge Bbeatha’ Flip

Jonnie Walker Double Black Scotch, Rosemary Syrup, Lemon Juice, Egg White, Angostura Bitters. ‘Uisge Bbeatha’ is the Scottish Gaelic translation meaning ‘Water Of Life’

Uisge Bbeatha Flip: The Tree of Life


The Descendants:  KauaTa’I

Ron Zacapa Rum, Fresh Lime Juice, Orgeat Syrup, Orange Curaco, Rock Candy Syrup


Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close:  Only In Manhattan

Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Grand Marnier, Dry Vermouth, Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters


 Hugo: French Clockwork

Stoli Apple Vodka, French Pear Brandy, Fresh Sour, Cinnamon Applesauce


The Help: Skeeter’s Southern Punch

Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Sauvignon Blanc, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Lime Juice, House Grenadine


War Horse: French 75

Tanqueray Gin, Lemon Juice, Sugar, Moet Champagne. This cocktail is named after the 75-millimeter M1897, a light, potent little gun with a vicious rate of fire, was the mainstay of the French field artillery in World War I.


*Weekly three-course “Best Picture” themed lunch selections include:*


Grilled All Beef Hot Dog with Crispy Hobbs Bacon and Oakland “Common Lager” Infused Sauerkraut Served with Garlic Fries


The Descendants

Grilled Mahi Mahi, Furikake Rice, Garlic and Ginger Baby Bok Choy and Mango Salsa


The Artist

“Black & White Cake”- Midnight Chiffon Cake with Creamy Coconut Mousse, Dark Chocolate Kahlua Sauce and Berries


The Polo Lounge is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (310) 276-2251. Rates at The Beverly Hills Hotel from $505, pending availability. For more information or to make reservations, please call (310) 276-2251 or (800) 283-8885 or visit the website at







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