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Low-Cal Sips For Your Golden Globes Viewing Party

(Photo courtesy of English Gins)

Sunday's Golden Globes officially kick off the big awards show season, with the Emmys, Grammys and Oscars close behind. We're looking forward to toasting all of the nominees this Sunday with these two cocktails from Nick Van Tiel, U.S. Brand Ambassador for English Gins. The Iron Lady, inspired by Meryl Streep's performance in the film with the same name

  • 2 parts Plymouth Gin
  • 1/2 part grenadine
  • 1/2 part fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 part egg white (optional)

Give all the ingredients a good shake, strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of lemon. Nutrition information per serving: about 140 calories

(Photo courtesy of English Gins)

Take the Reigns, inspired by Steven Spielberg's hit film War Horse

  • 2 parts Beefeater London Dry Gin
  • 3/4 parts fresh lime juice
  • 1 part ginger beer
  • 1/2 part turbinado sugar syrup
  • 6 to 8 mint leaves
  • Mint sprig to garnish

Shake all ingredients, except the ginger beer, vigorously with ice and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a sprig of mint. Nutrition information per serving: about 85 calories

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