The Oscar Bait Recipe

The Oscar Bait Recipe
Staff Writer

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Despite being two of the highest-paid men in Hollywood, Brad and George have pretty simple tastes when it comes to alcohol. George is a whiskey man, and Brad sticks to beer. This cocktail marries the two with a touch of muddled basil, so it’s a manly drink with a touch of glam, perfect for Lake Como Clooney and his sidekick, Mr. Jolie-Pitt.

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1
Servings
429
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 small basil leaves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon agave nectar
  • 1 Ounce whiskey
  • 3 Ounces honey ale (This recipe used Evolution Craft Brewing Co. Sprung, but there are many delicious alternatives).

Directions

Muddle basil and agave nectar until fragrant, place in the bottom of a chilled glass, cover with ice. Add whiskey and tir until blended. Pour beer over mixture, stir again. Play elaborate practical joke on an unsuspecting Matt Damon.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
23%
Sugar
39g
43%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
43g
33%
Protein
20g
43%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
18mg
24%
Calcium, Ca
324mg
32%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
160µg
40%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
82mg
26%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
301mg
43%
Riboflavin
5mg
100%
Selenium, Se
14µg
25%
Sodium, Na
180mg
12%
Thiamin
6mg
100%
Water
21g
1%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

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