I can’t tell you how much I love Curacao, a flavored liqueur made from the dried peels of the laraha citrus fruit which grown on the island of Curaçao, hence, the name. The brilliant blue color, the bright citrus/orange tones and slight bitterness of this liqueur makes a perfectly delicious and beautiful cocktail.
When Brandt Johnson, the head bartender at Club Med Columbus Isle was setting up for the evenings Food & Wine Festival cocktail demonstration, I was stunned at the beautiful tray of brilliant green sea of Green Flash cocktails.
What’s a Green Flash? In the Bahamas, it’s a “natural tropical phenomenon occurring at sunset. Very rarely, on utterly cloudless occasions, and just after the sun has disappeared underneath the sea, a brilliant band of green light as wide as the sun itself will flash across the horizon.”
As beautiful as this natural wonder appears, this cocktail is as delicious. I personally have not experienced this amazing sunset sight, but I’m now obsessed with seeing it one day. Back in my college days, I was obsessed with the aurora borealis and now I can add this green flash light show to my wish list. It’s a big wish list in the making, but I have a whole lifetime to wait for it’s coming.
Until them, I have this fabulous cocktail to hold me over. It’s fruity, slightly bubbly and perfectly beautiful both in taste and beauty for any tropical setting.
This will hold me over until I see the real deal over the sunset one day.
More Cocktail Recipes on our blog.
Yield: 1-2 Cocktails
Total Time: 5 min
Cocktail recipe compliments of Club Med Bahamas.
Read my Club Med Blogger series:
Club Med -Day 0.5, cocktail party, Bahama Mama Cocktail
Club Med -Day 2, beach photoshoot crazy
Club Med – White Gazpacho Recipe and more blogger pics!
Club Med – Fish & Cockburn Town
Club Med – Green Flash Cocktail
Club Med – Deep Sea Fishing