Olympic Cocktails to sip on while rooting for your team

With the Olympic Games in the homestretch it is time to watch the rest of the games with a cool cocktail.  What better way to root on your favorite athlete or team with a refreshing beverage.

 

cid:image012.jpg@01D1E8AF.8CE8C180The Opening Ceremony

Created by Flor de Caña Rum

Ingredients:

2 parts Flor de Caña 7

¾ parts lime juice

½ part simple syrup

Method: Shake & strain into a martini glass.

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Olympians Medallion

Created by Milagro Brand Ambassador Jaime Salas

Ingredients:

1.5 parts Milagro Silver

0.75 parts White peach syrup

.75 parts Fresh Lemon Juice

2 parts Blonde Beer

Garnish: Lemon Wheel

Glass: Collins

Method: Combine tequila, peach syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker and add ice.  Shake and strain over fresh ice in a tall (Collins) glass. Top with a Blonde Ale.  Garnish with a lemon wheel.

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Solerno Team Spirit

Created by Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur

Ingredients:

1 ½ parts Solerno

2 dashes of orange bitters

1 part freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice

Topped with 2 parts of sparkling water

Method: Build in a stemless wine glass filled with ice, stir well and garnish with a blood orange slice and sprig of rosemary

cid:image004.jpg@01D1E8AF.8CE8C180The Finish Line Gimlet

Created by Hendrick’s Gin Ambassador Mark Stoddard

Ingredients:

1.5 parts hendrick’s

0.75 parts Ancho Reyes

0.75 parts fresh lime juice

0.75 parts simple syrup

1 slice jalapeno (muddled)

1 slice cucumber (muddled)

Method: In a mixing glass, muddle jalapeno and add remaining ingredients with ice.  Shake and strain into an iced double rocks glass.  Garnish with cucumber wheel & jalapeno wheel.

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