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LOEWS DON CESAR HOTEL GOES FOR GOLD SERVING UP SIGNATURE BRAZILIAN CAIPIRINHAS TO CELEBRATE RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS
Hotel Is Paying Homage to the Global Games by Offering A “CeSar Caipirinha” for Guests to Enjoy While Cheering on Their Favorite Team
ST. PETE BEACH, Fla (July 25, 2016) – Loews Don CeSar Hotel 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 “CeSar Caipirinha.” Mixologists at the Loews Don CeSar created the Olympic-inspired cocktail 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 “CeSar Caipirinha” recipe that Loews Don CeSar is serving up for guests to enjoy during their visit or recreate at home:
• “CeSar Caipirinha” featured at the Rowe Bar
1.5oz Leblon Cachaça
6-8 Cubes of Pineapple- cut pineapple into ¾ in cubes
.5oz Kiwi Simple Syrup*
Tablespoon of fresh lime juice - optional
• In a short glass combine the pineapple cubes with kiwi simple syrup and use a muddler to gently crush and squeeze out the pineapple juice.
• Add the cachaca, ice and, lime juice-shake well with cocktail shaker. Serve immediately garnished with a pineapple wedge. Add additional ice if needed.
Caipirinhas will be available through August 21. For more information or to arrange your stay, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit www.loewshotels.com. Loews Don CeSar is located at 3400 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706.