Medal-Worthy Cocktails

Watching some of the best athletes in the world is admirable, but doing it with a gold-medal worthy drink in hand makes the games even more enjoyable. The Olympics don’t come around every day, or even every year, so acknowledging the event by creating Olympic cocktails that show patriotism and a love of all things Olympics is a must. As athletes prepare for their events, prepare your cocktail menu by creating cocktails that are a testament to your establishment's greatness.

 

illy Gold
Courtesy of illy issimo.

1 can of illy issimo Latte Macchiato
10 fresh raspberries
White chocolate sauce
2 oz. rum

Put 2 cups of ice in blender. Add one can of illy issimo Latte Macchiato, 10 fresh raspberries and white chocolate Sauce. Blend for 45 seconds until smooth. 

 


 

TY KU Olympic Torch
Courtesy of TY KU.

2 oz. TY KU coconut Nigori
1 oz. Kahlua
1 ½ oz. cream
1 oz. Bacardi 151

Shake and strain into a Martini glass. Over bar spoon, pour cream to float on top (approximately 1 ½ oz.). Over cream float Bacardi 151 (approximately 1 oz.) Light Bacardi 151 with a match. As flame burns sprinkle some cinnamon onto the flame. Clap hands over flame to put it out. Give stir and serve.

 


 

Early Riser
Courtesy of Ron Abuelo Anejo.

1 ½ oz. Ron Abuelo Añejo
½ oz. Jumbie Coconut Splash
1 oz. fresh mango juice
1 oz. pineapple juice
Maraschino cherries and orange slices, for garnish.

Pour ingredients into an iced filled shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a tall glass. Garnish with maraschino cherries and orange slices.

 


 

Red, White and Blue Shooter
Created by Oliver Streckeisen.

½ oz. grenadine
2/3 oz. Molinari Sambuca Extra
1/3 oz. blue curaçao
1/3 oz. Van Gogh Blue Triple Wheat Vodka

Build ingredients in order in shot glass.

 


 

Gold Medal
Courtesy of Wild Turkey.

2 oz. Wild Turkey 101a