Monday, August 18, 2008

Go for the Gold, Silver & Bronze. Beverage Monday.

Since we're right in the middle of the Olympic's, how about some Olympic cocktail's.

We'll go for the gold, silver & bronze. Enjoy.


Gold Cocktail
2 1/2 oz Stolichnaya elit vodka
1 1/2 oz Malibu Coconut Rum
1 tsp shredded coconut
Garnish: Coconut flakes
Edible gold powder (available at bakery/cake decorating outlets)


Coat bottom of martini glass with gold powder. Combine remaining ingredients into a shaker with ice and strain into gold-coated martini glass. The gold powder should float to the top. Sprinkle extra powder to deepen color. Garnish with coconut flakes.


Silver Cocktail
2 oz Malibu Rum
2 oz Cupuacu puree
Splash of fresh lime juice
Edible silver powder (available at bakery/cake decorating outlets)
Garnish: Lime wedge

Coat bottom of martini glass with silver powder. Combine remaining ingredients into a shaker with ice and strain into silver-coated martini glass. The silver powder should float to the top. Sprinkle extra powder to deepen color. Garnish with lime wedge.


Bronze Cocktail
1 1/2 oz Kahlua
2 oz Monte Cristo 12-year
1/2 oz Grand Marnier
Edible bronze powder (available at bakery/cake decorating outlets)
Garnish: Coffee beans

Coat bottom of martini glass with bronze powder. Combine remaining ingredients into a shaker with ice and strain into bronze-coated martini glass. Sprinkle extra powder to deepen color. The bronze powder should float to the top. Garnish with coffee beans.


Recipes courtesy of Cocktail Times.

Happy Reading,

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