New York – Loews Regency New York is raising Olympic fever by inviting guests and locals alike to celebrate the Rio 2016 Olympics by serving up a distinctly crafted Caipirinha-inspired cocktail named Regency Caipirinha. The expert mixologist Andre Compeyre developed Regency Caipirinha by combining the fresh flavors of sugar, Brazilian cachaça and lime for sport enthusiasts to enjoy while watching the global games from August 5-21.
“In the spirit of competition and with all eyes on Brazil, Loews Hotels is celebrating the Rio games with a twist on the host country’s Caipirinha that reflect the distinctiveness of our destinations,” says Mark Weiss, Senior Vice President of Food & Beverage at Loews Hotels. “We’re excited to offer guests a chance to toast their favorite teams and competitors.”
Inspired by the traditional Brazilian cocktail, below is the Regency Caipirinha recipe that Loews Regency New York is serving up for guests to enjoy during their visit or recreate at home:
The Regency Caipirinha is served at The Regency Bar & Grill
Ø 2 OZ. CACHACA
Ø 1 OZ. SIMPLE SYRUP
Ø 5 LIME WEDGES
Ø 10 BLUEBERRIES
Ø 10 MINT LEAVES
· PREP METHOD
Ø MUDDLE AND BUILD IN GLASS OVER CRUSHED ICE.
Caipirinhas will be available through August 21.