Gather friends and step into your most glamorous party attire, it’s time to celebrate the 88th Annual Oscars®!

While the star’s will enjoy the award-wining HAIG CLUB™ Single Grain Scotch Whisky at the Governor’s Ball, the official post-party following the awards ceremony, it’s easy to impress guests and recreate the experience with handcrafted HAIG CLUB cocktails at home. A stylish and well-crafted cocktail is the perfect way to complete your celebratory look.

Developed in partnership with global icon David Beckham and British entrepreneur Simon Fuller, HAIG CLUB is sought out by some of the world’s most recognizable names, making it the perfect selection for the most esteemed awards ceremony in Hollywood. Designed to be different, HAIG CLUB, is a striking whisky redefining the way people come together to enjoy and savor Scotch in style. Encourage readers to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night at home with HAIG CLUB cocktails developed exclusively for the occasion by globally acclaimed mixologist Charles Joly.

Joly, the 2014 winner of the Diageo World’s Best Bartender competition, is known for serving up cocktails to some of the biggest names around the globe, and these cocktails are not to disappoint as they provide a variety of flavor profile options and are the epitome of stylish presentation.

HAIG CLUB™ Single Grain Scotch Whisky 2016 Governors Ball Cocktail Recipes Created by Charles Joly

Lowlands Highball cocktail with haig club whiskey

Lowlands Highball

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The Lowlands Highball

Flavor Profile: bright and refreshing, with hints of mild flowers and light bitter notes but still with a strong base of refined HAIG CLUB.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. HAIG CLUB Single Grain Scotch Whisky
  • 1/3 oz. Breckenridge Bitters
  • 3/4 oz. Yuzu (Mixed with Lemon – 3 parts Lemon: 1 part Yuzu)
  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
  • Port-Pomegranate Ice*
  • 1 – 1 1/4 oz. Bitter Lemon Soda

Preparation: Combine all ingredients, except soda, in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake gently. Strain into Collins glass over flavored ice. Top with bitter-lemon soda. Mist with oil from orange twist, place twist on glass for garnish.

*Port-Pomegranate Ice Cube

Combine 1/2 oz. Water, 1/4 oz. Pomegranate Juice and 1/4 oz. Ruby Port. Pour into ice trays and freeze overnight.

Ideal Serving Glass: Collins glass

Yield: 1 drink, no drink contains no more than 0.6 fluid oz. of alcohol


Demure Dashing cocktail with haig club whiskey

Demure Dashing

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Demure & Dashing

Flavor Profile: spirit forward yet approachable and highlights the smooth taste of HAIG CLUB.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. HAIG CLUB™ Single Grain Scotch Whisky
  • 1 bar spoon Spiced Honey Syrup (Cinnamon, Clove, Star Anise)*
  • 1 bar spoon Galliano Liqueur
  • Angostura® Aromatic Bitters
  • Rough Cut Ice Chunk
  • Orange Twist for Garnish

Preparation: Add all ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir to combine, chilling and diluting the mixture. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Mist with oil from orange twist, place twist on glass for garnish.

*Spiced Honey Syrup

In a pot, bring 1 part water and 1 part sugar to a simmer. Add in a mixture of whole dried spices (cloves, cinnamon sticks and star anise). Steep for 20 minutes over low heat. Strain out whole spices and let syrup cool before use.

Ideal Serving Glass: Old Fashioned glass

Yield: 1 drink, no drink contains no more than 0.6 fluid oz. of alcohol


Golden Goose Fizz cocktail with haig club whiskey

Golden Goose Fizz

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The Golden Goose Fizz

Flavor Profile: inspired by the Ramos Gin Fizz with a fruit-tart component but with more complexity.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. HAIG CLUBTM Single Grain Scotch Whisky
  • 1/4 oz. Yellow Chartreuse
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon and Lime Juice Blend
  • 3/4 oz. Cream
  • 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 1 bar spoon Passion Fruit Juice
  • 1 Egg White to Create Fizz
  • 10 drops Smoked Salt Solution
  • Soda Water for Top

Preparation: Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and dry shake without ice to emulsify. Then add in ice and shake well. Fill egg cup 90% with cocktail and then top remaining with soda water and smoked salt solution drops.

Ideal Serving Glass: Gold cut egg

Yield: 1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fluid oz. of alcohol