2nd match of the day, Another Euro vs South America match-up no less.
This World Cup should show that the Americas deserve more slotted spots in the tourney – so many go to Euro it is ridiculous. I hope overall that a Americas team wins the cup, and thus a lobby for more spots (needless to say more teams – 40, is not the answer, IMO).
Anyways, today I lift from Bacardi their cocktail for Costa Rica, the Tico Especial! I think the age Gate blocks from direct linking, but either way, enter yer bday, click the cocktails part and you’ll see some of them (not all are that fantastic – I’ll do a breakdown if they keep the site up after World Cup).
Tico Especial (by Barcadi):
- 1oz Bacardi Silver
- 1/2oz Tonic
- 1.5oz Blue Curacao
- 3 Rasperries
Pour Bacardi into ice filled rocks glass. Fill with tonic – stir and top with Curacao. Garnish with berries.
Gotta hand it to Bacardi on this one – very K.I.S.S. style drink, and of course, I have no berries right now, so they are not there (granted, I have not really been garnishing any drinks this whole time), BUUUUUUUTTT – it is not all that. Kinda falls flat actually.
For the Greek side, enough research produced the Grecian Shooter (guess maybe this should have been 1st, then the Doctor).
- 1/3oz Ouzo
- 1/3oz Grenadine
- 1/3oz Galliano
Mix in shaker and strain into shooter glass.
This cocktail tasted like putting black and red redvines together and eating them – strangely satisfying. And as a shooter, it left a pleasant aftertaste, even tho I personally do not like the black licorice taste of most things.
So who wins here?
Greece! Amazingly (on my personal sheet I have Costa Rica, but hey, drinks decide this)