Beverly Hills – On Tuesday evening, Julianne and Derek Hough, Jessica Szohr, Adrienne Bailon, and more celebrated the launch of SVEDKA Vodka’s new flavors, Orange Cream Pop and Strawberry Colada at a pool party in Beverly Hills. While Dancing With The Stars may be on hiatus, Derek Hough got his groove on and stunned guests by leading a flash mob to Pharrell’s “Get Lucky,” even adding some synchronized swimming entertainment with the routine ending in the pool. Meanwhile, party goers also played with life-size Jenga , Tic Tac Toe and lawn bowling while indulging in specialty cocktails, snow cones, and specialty ices featuring the new flavors.
STRAWBERRY COLADA-COLADA BERRY COLLINS
1.5 parts SVEDKA Strawberry Colada
1 part sour mix (or 1 tsp. sugar dissolved in .5 parts fresh lime juice),
2 small, whole strawberries
Muddle 1 strawberry and blackberry in a shaker, if using sugar and fresh juice, muddle after dissolving sugar. Combine remaining ingredients. Add ice and shake. Fine strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice. Top up withcarbonated water. Stir lightly to mix. Garnish with a straw and a small strawberry and blackberry.
ORANGE CREAM POP NEGRONI
1.5 part SVEDKA Orange Cream Pop
1 part Sweet Vermouth
1 part Campari
orange peel zest
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Add ice, stir and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a long orange peel, oils expressed.