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Summer Olympic Games 2016 at Terranea Resort

It may be winter in Rio, but guests can soak in California’s summer sun and enjoy the 2016 Olympic Games over refreshing themed cocktails, offering a taste of Brazil during the entire month of August.

An elegant twist on team spirit, hop around Terranea's 102-acre property for a pentathlon of cocktails including:

Traditional Caipirinha at the Lobby Bar & Terrace:
2 oz Leblon cachaça, 2 sugar cubes, half lime quartered. Lime wheel/ rocks

Muddle quartered lime and 2 sugar cubes with splash of club soda to release essence in 10 rocks glass. Fill glass with crushed ice, pour 2 oz of cachaça over the top, stir, and garnish.

Brazilian Sour at mar'sel:
2 oz Leblon cachaça, .75 oz simple syrup, .75 oz lime juice, Malbec float. Lime wedge/ rocks

Add all ingredients except Malbec to shaker tin, ice and shake. Strain and pour into iced rocks glass, top with a float of Malbec. Garnish with lime wedge and Luxardo cherry.

Mango “Sake-rinha” at bashi:
1.5 oz Leblon cachaça, 1 oz Tozai “Snow Maiden” nigori sake, .5 oz mango puree, .5 oz simple syrup, .5 oz lime juice. Lime wheel/ rocks

Add all ingredients to shaker tin, ice and shake. Strain into iced rocks glass and add fresh grated nutmeg to the top, garnish with lime wheel.

Caipifruta at Nelson's:
2 oz Leblon cachaça, .5 oz giffard strawberry liqueur, 1 oz lime juice, .5 oz simple syrup. Sliced strawberry and lime wedge/ rocks

Add all ingredients to shaker tin, ice and shake. Strain into iced rocks glass and garnish with strawberry slice and lime wedge.

Catalina View at catalina kitchen:

2 oz Leblon Cachaça, 1 oz Lime, .75 oz simple syrup, 3 muddled raspberries, 2 muddled Limes, 6 muddled mint leaves. Lime, and raspberry skewer/ Collins.

Muddle 3-4 raspberries, and 2 limes in shaker tin. Pour cachaça, lime, and simple syrup over the top, add mint and ice. Shake and double strain into iced Collins glass. Top with club soda and garnish with mint, lime wedge, and raspberries on a skewer.



If cocktails aren’t your style, try out the Açai Na Tigela (smoothie bowl) at sea beans and Acarajé (black eyed pea fritters) at mar’sel. We hope you will join us and watch the Olympic Games at the Lobby Bar, Nelson’s, bashi, Resort Pool Cabanas, Vista Pool Cabanas or cielo point, and share your Olympic experience on social media using #TerraneaSummer!


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