Cocktail Ideas for Your World Cup Finals Party
What are some great drink ideas for a World Cup Finals viewing?
- White Russian
- The Crocktail
- Pimm’s Cup
- Belgian Chocolate Cocktail
In the Philippines, liquor and sports go well together like fine wine and good food. Luckily, there many easily accessible sources and quality distributors for the best liquors here in the country that can be used to get creative and concoct the most fantastic drinks for any momentous event that calls for a passionate gathering.
Well, the very special World Cup is here and full-effect! And whether you are an avid spectator and a die-hard fan rooting for your favorite team or a casual fan just getting into the beauty of the sport, the World Cup Finals is a sporting event with almost every country in the world tuning in for.
Below are 6 fun and totally awesome cocktail mixes that are sure to inject a charming touch for your World Cup Finals gathering:
Russia, aside from being the host country of this year’s World Cup, they truly made a strong name for themselves in the World Cup, with their qualification for the quarter-finals (but unfortunately lost to Croatia in the penalties). Wherever you are in the world, vodka is a drink that is loved and enjoyed by even the most diverse set of cultures.
- 1 oz. coffee cream
- 1 oz. vodka of choice
- ¾ oz. of cream
- Ice cubes
- Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
- Add ice.
- Thoroughly shake until mixed well.
- Pour mixture into a cocktail glass.
- Garnish by sprinkling the coffee powder on the top.
This drink has been named as the national cocktail of Croatia. What better way to celebrate the country in the World Cup other than tuning into their game against England while sipping this drink leisurely?
- Orange peel candy
- Fresh orange grind
- 1 ounce sour cherry juice
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 2 ounces Maraschino
- Get a long drink glass. Pour some crushed ice into it.
- Add in the Maraschino, fresh lemon juice, and sour cherry juice.
- Place the fresh orange grind on the mixture.
- Mix with a spoon and add the cherry afterward.
This drink is packed with the rugged style and playfulness of English sporting fans. The Queen of England reportedly whips this drink up four times a day!
- 1 ½ cup of gin of choice
- 1 orange, cut into thin slices
- 1 lemon, cut into thin slices
- ¾ cup of mint leaves and stems
- 1 ½ cup of cold ginger ale
- 1 cucumber, cut into 8 wedges
- 3 cups of crushed ice
- 1 apple, cut into thin slices
- Combine the gin, mint, orange, and lemon slices into a large pitcher.
- Leave to chill for 10 minutes.
- Pour in the ginger ale and stir.
- Place 2 cucumber wedges in each pint glass.
- Fill halfway with ice.
- Add the gin mixture.
- Push the mint downwards in the drink.
- Garnish with orange, lemon, and apple slices within the drinks.
Belgian Chocolate Cocktail
Belgium was one of the teams that competed in the semi-finals this year against France (but lost to them with the score of 1-0). As you may know, this country is pretty well-known for producing world-class chocolates. To show your support for this team, why not prepare a concoction mixed with some chocolatey goodness.
- Ice cubes
- Heavy cream
- 1 ounce chocolate liqueur
- ½ ounce brandy or cognac
- 1 ounce gin
- Place the ice cubes in an empty glass. Then, pour the chocolate liqueur, brandy/cognac, and gin over them.
- Fill the glass with heavy cream.
- Stir the concoction gently.
If you are rooting for France, a simple mimosa is one of the best commemorative drinks for celebrating the team’s recent win against Belgium and supporting them in the Finals.
- Orange juice
- Champagne of choice
- Pour champagne into a glass.
- Add in the orange juice to your level of preference.
- Stir and serve.
Whatever cocktail idea inspires you with anticipative glory and celebratory excitement for the World Cup Finals can easily be achieved with the wide selections of amazing and easily purchased liquor here in the Philippines.
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