The 2010 Torch Cocktail

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Michael Pacovsky and Uriah Conti, restaurant director and mixologist, Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Bar – Four Seasons Resort Whistler

  • 1 oz. Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka
  • 1 oz. Pear puree
  • 1½ oz. Monavie Acai Berry Energy Drink
  • ¼ oz. Hill’s Absinthe
  • 1 ea. Sugar cube

Shake the vodka and pear puree over ice then pour into the copper glass. Top with Monavie energy drink. Place the martini shaker lid upside down over the top of the glass and set 1 sugar cube. Pour ¼ oz. Absinthe over the sugar cube and light the sugar cube on fire.
Guests can also “choose their Medal” based on the champagne they choose to extinguish the flame:

Bronze: Col de Salici Prosecco Brut, Veneto IT $28.
Silver: Blue Mountain ‘Gold Label’ Brut N/V, Okanagan Falls BC $30.
Gold: Pol Roger ‘Cuvée de Réserve’ Extra Brut N/V, Épernay FR $32.

Published on July 7, 2010