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Oscar-inspired cocktails to enjoy during the 2015 Academy Awards

Don't splurge on a mixologist for your Academy Awards party this year. We've got you covered with 13 delicious Oscar-inspired cocktails that deserve an award of their own.

  • 1. The Selma 65

    The Selma 65

    The Selma 65 is the perfect bubbly concoction to toast Director Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated "Selma," set in 1965, for any viewing bash.

    Recipe: The Selma 65

  • 2. A Brief History of Thyme

    A Brief History of Thyme

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    Inspired by "The Theory of Everything," a nod to Stephen Hawking’s book, this “thymeless" cocktail defies all odds of greatness as the brilliant physicist did himself.

    Recipe: A Brief History of Thyme

  • 3. The Sondheim Sour

    The Sondheim Sour

    The Sondheim Sour offers the perfect cocktail to honor the talented "Into the Woods" composer, Stephen Sondheim.

    Recipe: The Sondheim Sour

  • 4. The Moore Ginger Fizz

    The Moore Ginger Fizz

    A nod to Best Actress nominee Julianne Moore’s flowing red locks.

    Recipe: The Moore Ginger Fizz

  • 5. The Jazzy Hour

    The Jazzy Hour

    Feel the jazzy beat move from your ears to your lips with this lively libation inspired by "Whiplash."

    Recipe: The Jazzy Hour

  • 6. The Swinton Swizzle

    The Swinton Swizzle

    Named for the leading lady in Wes Anderson’s Oscar-nominated film "The Grand Budapest Hotel."

    Recipe: The Swinton Swizzle

  • 7. The Man Behind the Mask

    The Man Behind the Mask

    This cocktail is inspired by the dark, yet resilient super hero of "Birdman."

    Recipe: The Man Behind the Mask

  • 8. The Chrisopher

    The Chrisopher

    A beautiful balance of gin and vermouth, this cocktail is inspired by the wits of the British heroes of the Oscar-nominated film "The Imitation Game."

    Recipe: The Christopher

  • 9. The Patriot

    The Patriot

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    This spicy twist on sweet tea is inspired by "American Sniper."

    Recipe: The Patriot

  • 10. The Disappearing Act

    The Disappearing Act

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    This cocktail is so delicious it will disappear before you can watch Rosamund Pike in "Gone Girl."

    Recipe: The Disappearing Act

  • 11. The Backpacker

    The Backpacker

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    Enjoy this refreshing summer-inspired cocktail while watching Reese Witherspoon backpack across the dusty Pacific Crest Trail in "Wild."

    Recipe: The Backpacker

  • 12. Crack the Code

    Crack the Code

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    This cocktail has enough caffeine to help you crack your own code just like in the Oscar-nominated film "The Imitation Game."

    Recipe: Crack the Code

  • 13. The Mason Mule

    The Mason Mule

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    This cocktail was inspired by the main character, Mason, in "Boyhood."

    Recipe: The Mason Mule