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BourbonBlog.com raises toasts to the London 2012 Olympics Games this summer and all the participating athletes, volunteers and attendees from across the globe with this cocktail tribute!

Are you wondering how to get tickets to the 2012 London Olympics? The answer is pour these cocktails as you watch live olympic coverage and the video segment above of the Olympic Torch Relay.

We especially wish all of our American Athletes and Olympians all the best from BourbonBlog.com during the Summer London Olympics!

 

The Flaming Torch

 David Beckham holds the London Olympic Flame Torch as it arrives in England

David Beckham holds the London Olympic Flame Torch as it arrives in England

Lucid Absinthe
1 oz. Lucid Absinthe
1 oz. simple sugar
.5 oz. grenadine
2-3 dashes of Angostura Bitters

In a shot glass, start with Lucid Absinthe and add ice cold simple syrup. Next add grenadine, which will sink to the bottom to form the lower “layer.” Float the dashes of bitters on top to form the top layer.

Red Cocktail

Blueberry Medallion Mojito
 

London Olympic medals1.5 oz Flor de Caña 7 yr Blueberry Drink
Grand Reserve Rum
8 sprigs of fresh mint
.75 oz simple syrup
.25 oz fresh lime juice
8 fresh blueberries
Club soda
Sparkling blueberry juice

Muddle mint leaves from 7 sprigs, simple syrup, and lime juice in a mixing glass. Add Flor de Caña 7 yr Grand Reserve Rum and 6 blueberries and shake. Pour into a cocktail glass, and top with club soda and sparkling blueberry juice. Garnish with remaining sprig of mint and 2 blueberries.

 

 

Glowing Gold

CAMUS VSOP Elegance1.5 oz CAMUS VSOP Elegance
.75 oz Punt e Mes red vermouth
.25 oz simple syrup
.75 oz lemon juice
Champagne Laurent-Perrier Brut NV
Edible gold flakes

Shake all ingredients with ice, except champagne. Strain into champagne flute rimmed with edible gold flakes. Top with champagne.

Champagne cocktail

 

 

 

Trophy Coconut Cocktail

Michael Phelps Trophy London Olympics

Michael Phelps received a silver trophy after winning his record 22nd Olympic medal, the 18th gold, also a record, photo courtesy Sports Illustrated

1 oz. Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
1 oz. coconut rum
1 oz. almond milk
Coconut flakes

Mix ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with toasted coconut flakes. Garnish with a piece of coconut.

Coconut cocktail

 

 

 

 

 

 

London Olympic Stadium in Olympic Park

The Olympic Stadium in Olympic Park in Stratford, London, England is the centrepiece of the 2012 London Olympics and 2012 London Paralympics, the last stop in the 2012 Olympics torch relay, and the venue of the athletic events as well as the opening and closing ceremonies. It broke ground in 2007 and was completed in 2011. The Construction cost was Construction cost £486 million or $760 million.

An Unofficial Logo for the London Olympics 2012 by Italian graphic designer Leonardo Dentico

An Unofficial Logo for the London Olympics 2012 by Italian graphic designer Leonardo Dentico

London Summer Olympics 2012 Official Logo

London Summer Olympics 2012 Official Logo

Mathias Raymond London 2012 Olympic Games

Mathias Raymond of Monaco reacts after the Men’s Single Sculls on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England. Courtesy Getty Images

Allison Stokke hot

Allison Stokke pole vaults at London Olympics 2012

American Athletes at the Parade of Nations During the Opening Ceremony of London 2012 Olympics

American Athletes at the Parade of Nations During the Opening Ceremony of London 2012 Olympics

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