The Berliner Olympic
In early August 1936, Jesse Owens became the first American track & field athlete to win four gold medals… much to the chagrin of that year’s Olympic hosts: Nazi Germany. Learn a few things about Owens you don’t know… then race your dinner guests to the liquor cabinet to mix a Berliner Olympic cocktail in Owens’ honor.
RECIPE, as created for the DPD by Paul Rodriguez at Tinto restaurant in Philadelphia:
Rinse chilled martini glass with a few dashes of Kummel liqueur.
In cocktail shaker with ice, add:
- 1 oz. Fresh-squeezed orange juice
- 1 oz. Triple-sec or Red Curacao
- 1 oz. Brandy
Strain into the martini glass. Garnish with orange peel. Enjoy, preferably without a cigarette in hand.