A red carpet cocktail.

And the winner is… the Blood and Sand. It’s Oscar night and this old Hollywood cocktail is perfect for this golden evening.  Making its first appearance in 1922, the Blood and Sand cocktail was a tribute to the Rudolph Valentino movie of the same name. Later, the drink turned up in the 1930′s Savoy Cocktail…

The Liebster Award

Thank you to Sweaterchef for the nominating Sketched not Stirred. My nominations: Pez Bryant The Daily Beard The Traveling Historian