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
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.
1.5 oz Flor de Caña 7 yr
Grand Reserve Rum
8 sprigs of fresh mint
.75 oz simple syrup
.25 oz fresh lime juice
8 fresh blueberries
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.
1.5 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.
Trophy Coconut Cocktail
1 oz. Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
1 oz. coconut rum
1 oz. almond milk
Mix ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with toasted coconut flakes. Garnish with a piece of coconut.