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Paris Olympics 2024

Marathon swimming Olympic Corner

Welcome to our dedicated page on Marathon swimming inspired cocktails! This page is your ultimate destination for a refreshing dive into the world of Marathon swimming and the creative cocktails inspired by this enduring Olympic sport. Marathon swimming, first introduced at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, challenges the limits of athletes over a demanding 10-kilometer open water course, making it a thrilling event to watch and draw inspiration from for our cocktail creations.

Here, you'll discover fascinating facts about the sport, cocktails inspired by the endurance and intensity of Marathon swimming, and stories from top bartenders who have crafted unique drinks celebrating this remarkable discipline. Whether you're a swimming enthusiast or just love a well-crafted cocktail, dive in and explore the blend of sport and mixology we have to offer!

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Olympic Marathon swimming facts

First olympic appearance: 2008 (Beijing, China)

10-Kilometer Challenge:

Unlike traditional pool swimming events, Marathon swimming involves a grueling 10-kilometer race in open water, testing the endurance and strategic planning of the athletes. It's one of the longest swimming events in terms of distance in the Olympics.

Marathon swimming Inspired Cocktails

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Long Distance Reviver

Created by Double Dutch Drinks

  • 25ml Dry gin
  • 25ml Coffee liqueur
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters
  • 150ml Double Dutch Cranberry & Ginger Tonic

The Long Distance Reviver cocktail combines the rich and deep flavors of coffee liqueur with the botanical complexity of dry...

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We're slowly filling up the cocktails as the Olympics draw nearer, and our competition winners are announced. Check back soon to find the Marathon swimming cocktails!

Fancy yourself as an amataur (or even professional) mixologist, or even just a tinkerer with the spirits?

Submit your Olympic inspired, Marathon swimming themed cocktail to us and the winners will get announced and receive a £25 Amazon Gift voucher from us. We'll also feature your cocktail right here for all to enjoy.

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Explore the 46 unique disciplines of the Paris 2024 Olympics to uncover sport-specific cocktails, intriguing Olympic trivia, the faces behind the cocktails and more.

Trending Olympic Cocktails

Our current trending Olympic-inspired cocktails are the talk of the town. These popular recipes capture the spirit of the games and are perfect for any celebration. Dive into the cocktails below to see what's currently trending.

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Passion to Win

Rythmic gymnastics

The Passion to Win cocktail combines the bitter-sweet and herbal complexity of Aperol with the tropical brightness of passion fruit...

Created by Double Dutch Drinks

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Shooting Easy Cocktail

Shooting

The Shooting Easy Cocktail is crafted in homage to the Shooting Competition at the Paris Olympics 2024, celebrating precision and...

Created by Udara Vidanage

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Going for Gold

Modern pentathlon

The Going For Gold cocktail combines the rich and sweet depth of golden rum with the tropical sweetness of pineapple...

Created by Double Dutch Drinks

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The Tennis Cup

Tennis

Inspired for sitting in the sun and just watching a great game of tennis.

Created by Sam Patel

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Gooseberry and Elderflower French 75

Rowing

Introducing the Gooseberry and Elderflower French 75, a cocktail that strikes a perfect balance of tart and sweet. The elderflower...

Created by Jamie Zalinski

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Long Distance Reviver

Marathon swimming

The Long Distance Reviver cocktail combines the rich and deep flavors of coffee liqueur with the botanical complexity of dry...

Created by Double Dutch Drinks

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Plain Sailing

Sailing

The plain sailing cocktail combines the clean and crisp (or herbal and botanical) base of dry gin or vodka with...

Created by Double Dutch Drinks

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The Robust Splurge

Artistic swimming

The Robust Splurge is my favorite creation and what inspired the name is my robust energy and the ingredients are...

Created by Robust Hun

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The Road to Rouen

Triathlon

The Road to Rouen cocktail combines the rich and fruity base of Calvados with the herbal sweetness of Yellow Chartreuse,...

Created by Double Dutch Drinks

Meet the Bartenders

Behind the Marathon swimming cocktails

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    Double Dutch Drinks

    Raissa and Joyce de Haas, founders of Double Dutch, grew up in the Netherlands and transformed their passion for vibrant drinks into a business. They developed unique mixers like Cucumber & Watermelon and Pomegranate & Basil, quickly gaining popularity. Their entrepreneurship thesis became the blueprint for Double Dutch, a brand known for creativity, energy, and sustainability.

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We encourage you to try these delightful concoctions and share your creations with us. Use the hashtag #OlympicCocktails on social media and tag us for a chance to be featured. Together, let’s toast to the Olympic spirit and make this a celebration to remember!