Which of these men below would you vote for as the Sexiest Man Alive? Post your answers as comments below as BourbonBlog.com is told that that in honor of People Magazine’s forthcoming Sexiest Man Alive issue and ABC TV special, five featured celebrities have been paired with a mouth-watering cocktail based on their looks, personality and charm. No, BourbonBlog.com‘s own Tom Fischer did not make this list.
Select your pick below, post who you think the winner is under comments, then read to see what drink fits your cocktail personality. Regardless of who wins, you’ll have a delectable cocktail in hand when the Sexiest Man Alive is revealed on Wednesday, November 19 on ABC in a TV special hosted by Kim Kardashian at 10/9c.
For those who can’t resist an exotic, Latin lover like Enrique, the I Like It Mojito is the drink for you. This deliciously refreshing cocktail made with the pride of Nicaragua, Flor de Caña rum, fresh mint leaves and lime juice – sure to cool you down after hours of dancing to this man’s sexy hits – not to mention abs!
I Like It Mojito
1 ½ oz. Flor de Caña 7 Year Grand Reserve Rum
1 Tbs superfine sugar
4 sprigs of fresh mint
Muddle mint leaves, sugar and lime in a mixing glass. Add Flor de Caña and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a tall glass filled with ice and top with soda. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
If a sweet, environmentally friendly, laidback guy like Matt is your type, how about a no-fuss cocktail that truly delivers in the taste department. Mix up the simple McConaughey’s Match, a cool creation combining the delicious pear-liqueur Xanté with lime juice and soda that you won’t want to put down.
1 ½ oz. Xanté
½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
Pour Xanté and lime juice over ice in a highball glass and top with Sprite or 7 UP. Squeeze a lime wedge and drop into glass
Though most often remembered looking devilishly handsome in a tuxedo, Pierce Brosnan conveys a distinguished, sophisticated demeanor no matter what he’s wearing at the time. If this classic guy is your type, try mixing up a timeless cocktail like the 007 Sidecar, featuring the smooth taste of Camus cognac.
1 ½ oz. Camus VSOP
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. simple syrup
Shake all ingredients vigorously in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a twist of lemon
This mysterious, tattooed actor is anything but predictable. Fans of his effervescent personality may enjoy the intriguing taste of Lucid absinthe, the brand responsible for lifting the absinthe ban back in 2007. Try Johnny’s Lucid Elixir which mixes Lucid absinthe, melon liqueur and grenadine for a shot as mystifying as Depp himself.
Johnny’s Lucid Elixir
1 oz. Lucid
1 oz. Midori Melon Liqueur
1 oz. lemon-lime soda
1 ½ oz. pineapple juice
Drizzle of grenadine
In a cocktail shaker add Lucid Absinthe, Midori Melon Liqueur, pineapple juice and ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a 2 oz shot glass. Splash lemon-lime soda on top and finish with a drizzzle of grenadine.
Few can resist this worldly, award-winning actor and social activist… and talk about an authentic guy!
If a well-traveled charmer like Pitt has your heart, take a trip and discover Russian Standard Vodka, the certified authentic Russian Vodka. We love to sip the Russian Standard Moscow Mule, a thirst-quenching libation featuring ginger beer, lime juice and Russia’s number one premium vodka, Russian Standard. Better yet – serve it up in an authentic Copper Mug. Buy one at www.RussianStandardMoscowMule.com
The Russian Standard Moscow Mule
2 oz. Russian Standard Vodka
5 oz. premium ginger beer
Wedge of lime
Pour two ounces of Russian Standard Vodka over ice in a chilled Russian Standard copper mug or Collins glass. Add 5 ounces of ginger beer and stir gently. Garnish with a squeezed wedge of lime.
For additional recipes, please visit www.RussianStandardMoscowMule.com