Celebrate the Grammys with a Cocktail Honoring Your Favorite Nominees

Basil Watermelon Cooler

With the Grammys coming up this weekend, there’s no better way to celebrate the music of 2020 than with cocktails honoring the year’s hit songs. Paired to hits from Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion, Harry Styles and more, these Grammy-inspired recipes will turn your at-home watch party into a certified concert and help you celebrate like the stars.

Cheers!

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SWEATER WEATHER, paired with Taylor Swift’s “Cardigan”

4 oz GREY GOOSE Vodka

1 oz Maple Syrup

1 Sprig of Rosemary

1 Pinch of Salt 

5 oz Pink Grapefruit Juice

Method: In the bottom of a rocks glass briefly crush the rosemary leaves into the maple and salt. Fill with good quality ice and add the GREY GOOSE. Top with fresh pink grapefruit juice and stir well. Garnish with an extra sprig of rosemary.

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THAT’S MY JAM, paired with Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now”

That’s My Jam

2 part D’USSE VSOP

1 tbsp Apricot Jam

¾ part fresh lemon juice

½ pineapple syrup

1 thyme sprig 

Top soda water 

Method: Muddle thyme, lemon juice and pineapple in a shaker. Add apricot jam, D’USSÉ and ice. Shake well and strain into a crushed-ice-filled rocks glass. Top with sparkling soda.

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BASIL WATERMELON COOLER, paired with Harry Style’s “Watermelon Sugar High”

Basil Watermelon Cooler

2 oz GREY GOOSE® Vodka

4 Basil Leaves

1 Peeled Ginger Slice

2 Chunks of Watermelon

½ oz Fresh Lime Juice

½ oz Simple Syrup

+ Ginger Ale

Method: In a cocktail shaker, muddle 3 basil leaves with a ginger slice, 1 watermelon chunk and simple syrup. Add ice, GREY GOOSE® Vodka, and lime juice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Top with ginger ale. Garnish with remaining watermelon chunk and basil leaves.

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THE ICON, paired with Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” feat. Beyonce

The Icon

1 ½ oz D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac

½ oz Benedictine Liqueur

½ oz Raspberry Syrup

½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice

3 Dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

Method: Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe glass.

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THE HEADLINE ACT, for a toast to the evenings A-List performers

The Headline Act

1 ½ oz GREY GOOSE® Vodka

2 ½ oz Fresh Pineapple Juice

2 oz Ginger Beer

+ Large Sprig of Fresh Mint

Method: Build in a can or highball with cubed ice. Garnish with a large sprig of fresh mint.

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