ByKatrina Stagg, writer at
Katrina Stagg

Ever wondered how to make the classic James Bond Martini? Or maybe you're curious how a French 75 tastes after watching Casablanca. Or is it that you are dying to know if a Redeye really does cure a hangover. Well, I have compiled a list of eight classic Film and Television cocktails so you can be your own bartender and drink like they do on screen!

You can find these and many other famous cocktails along with the recipes on our Pinterest board!

1. James Bond

The Drink: Dry martini shaken, not stirred with a twist

The Ingredients:
2.5 oz Gin
.5 oz Dry vermouth
1 dash Orange bitters

"A medium dry martini, lemon peel. Shaken, not stirred."

The drink first uttered by Dr. No (1962)

2. Sex and The City

The Drink: Cosmopolitan

The Ingredients:
1.25 oz. Vodka
.25 oz. triple sec
1 oz. cranberry juice
1 twist lemon

Why did we ever stop drinking these? - Miranda
Because everyone else started! - Carrie

3. Cocktail

The Drink: The Red Eye

A hangover cure

The ingredients:
1 oz (30 mL) vodka
6 oz (180 mL) refrigerated tomato juice
12 oz (350 mL) beer
1 egg

4. Mad Men

The Drink: Old Fashioned

The Ingredients:
1 teaspoon superfine sugar
2 dashes angostura bitters
1 barspoon (1 teaspoon) club soda or water
2 ounces rye or bourbon whiskey
Ice, preferably a single large cube
Orange twist, for garnish

You don't know how to drink. Your whole generation, you drink for the wrong reasons. My generation, we drink because it's good, because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar, because we deserve it. We drink because it's what men do.

-Roger Sterling

5. Practical Magic

The Drink: Midnight Margarita

The Ingredients:
6 oz tequila
2 oz triple sec (ideally Cointreau)
4 oz lime juice (from freshly squeezed limes)
Ice (optional)
Salt and 4 lime wedges (garnish)

6. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

The Drink: Singapore Sling

The Ingredients:
2 ounces gin
3/4 ounce Cherry Heering
2 teaspoons Bénédictine
2 teaspoons Cointreau
2 ounces pineapple juice
3/4 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
2 dashes grenadine
1 dash Angostura bitters
Soda water
1 maraschino cherry for garnish
Orange twist, for garnish
Mint sprig, for garnish

7. Casablanca

The Drink: French 75

The Ingredients:
1.5 oz. VSOP Cognac
.5 oz. Simple Syrup
.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
Sparkling wine

“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine…”

- Casablanca (1942)

8. The Big Lebowski (1998)

The Drink: White Russian

The Ingredients:
2 oz Vodka
1 oz Kahlúa
Heavy cream

Careful man, there’s a beverage here! - The Dude

- The Dude


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