Basil Hayden and Baccarat take center stage with 77th Tony Awards cocktails

Basil Hayden and Baccarat 77th Tony Awards cocktails
Basil Hayden and Baccarat 77th Tony Awards cocktails / Basil Hayden

As the 77th Tony Awards are set to be handed out to Broadway’s biggest and brightest performers, the celebratory moment is made even more spirited with specialty cocktails. Basil Hayden, the official bourbon, and Baccarat are giving everyone a glimpse into the flavors of their Speakeasy. Ready to merrily go along with these specialty cocktails?

Award shows and cocktails tend to go hand in hand. While the celebrities and award winners might celebrate with one of the special offerings, many of the liquor brands share the recipes so that everyone can enjoy. Just because that coveted ticket could not be snagged, no one has to feel like they were left standing outside the stage door.

Ready to enjoy some 77th Tony Awards cocktails from Basil Hayden?

Standing Ovation

Every performer would love for the audience to jump to their feet and offer rousing applause after a performance. With this cocktail that feeling of being over the moon is captured with a touch of spice and a hint of floral.


2 parts Basil Hayden Malted Rye

½ oz Amaro Nonino

¼ oz Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur

¼ oz St Germain Elderflower Liqueur

1-2 dashes Hella Aromatic Bitters


Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice, stir and strain into a rocks glass over a large cube and garnish with a sprig of greenery

Basil Hayden and Baccarat 77th Tony Awards cocktails
Basil Hayden and Baccarat 77th Tony Awards cocktails / Basil Hayden


This take on the always popular “spritz” will get cheers all around. The flavor is bright and refreshing.


1 part BH Toast

1 part Aperol

¾ part lemon juice

½ part simple syrup

1 part sparkling wine

1 part club soda


Combine all ingredients in a wine glass and garnish with a dehydrated orange slice

Basil Hayden 75

This simply sour cocktail brings just the right amount of pucker. For anyone who needs a little bright moment to make the night sparkle, this cocktail is a must try.


1.5 parts Basil Hayden

¾ parts fresh lemon juice

¾ parts simple syrup


Shake all ingredients and strain over a large cube, top with prosecco or sparkling wine and serve in a stemmed coupe or sour glass

Baccarat Boulevardier

The classic cocktail continues to have a resurgence. Like that favorite revival that blows away the audience, this boulevardier deserves an extra cheers.


1 part Basil Hayden Dark Rye Whiskey

3/4 part Campari® liqueur

3/4 part Carpano® Antica Formula Sweet Vermouth


Stir all ingredients and strain into a chilled nick & nora, garnish with an orange peel