Money Hungry

In honor of Awards Season, we found made-up discovered some drinks to toast your favorite films, such as the “Money Hungry,” named after the “Wolf of Wall Street.” BTW, if you have any cocktail recipes you’d like to share, please send them to us!


To Toast Wolf of Wall Street…


Basil Hayden’s® Money Hungry

Recipe by Top LA Mixologist, Rob Floyd


2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon

1 Serrano Pepper (or Jalapeño Pepper)

3/4 parts Simple Syrup

3/4 parts Lime Juice

5 Blackberries



1.  Muddle pepper and blackberries in a mixing glass.

2.  Add remaining ingredients with ice and shake.

3.  Fine strain into a martini glass.

4.  Light small orange peel on fire and drop into the glass.

Basil Hayden Among the Stars

To Toast Captain Phillips…


Basil Hayden’s® Lost at Sea

Recipe by Max Toste (Boston, MA)


2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon

1 part Pomegranate Juice

1 tablespoon Fig Preserve

1 bar spoon Fresh Lemon Juice

2 dashes Angostura® Aromatic Bitters



1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.

2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

3. Garnish with a lemon peel.


To Toast Gravity…


Basil Hayden’s® Among the Stars

Recipe by Jason Asher (Phoenix, AZ)

2 Parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon®

1⁄2 Lemon muddled with Thai Basil

1 Part Aperol®

3⁄4 Part of Simple Syrup (1:1 ratio of equal parts simple syrup and water)



1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake for 6 seconds

2. Double strain over ice into a martini glass

3. Garnish with a grapefruit peel and Thai basil leaf

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Evan Hosie has worked as a Women's Lifestyle editor/writer (expert in the beauty and fashion vertical); created the Pop Culture section for; never met a gadget she didn't want; and spends too much time on Social Media.

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