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Over the Moon Cocktail

Inspired by ‘Moonlight,’ this cocktail is a gem

A groundbreaking work of film, Moonlight is nominated for eight Oscars at the 89th annual Academy Awards. Taking inspiration from the movie’s cinematography and title, this cocktail is gorgeous, tart, and sweet.

This recipe is courtesy of Jim Beam.


  • 1 1/2 Ounce bourbon, preferably Jim Beam Black
  • 1/2 Ounce St. Germain
  • 1/2 Ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 Ounces lemon juice
  • 1 Ounce red wine
  • Lemon cutouts, for garnish


Combine all liquids except red wine into a shaker.

Shake well.

Double strain into a small Collins glass.

Top with 1 ounce of bold red wine.

Garnish with a lemon moon and star.