4 Russian-Inspired Drinks to Celebrate the Winter Olympics

With the Winter Olympics starting in Sochi this Friday, is there really any better way to celebrate from the comfort of your own couch than with a cocktail in hand? Whether you’re tuning in to the games for the competition or the eye candy (um, has anyone else seen Shaun White’s new haircut?), these Russian-inspired drinks will help you accept the unfortunate fact that you’ll never be the next Kristi Yamaguchi. Cheers!

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Sugar n' Spice White Rusian

Made with cinnamon and sugar vodka, this sweet White Russian is a new take on a classic cocktail.

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Sochi Sugared Champagne

Put a colorful spin on basic bubbly with this creative idea from Cupcakes and Cashmere.

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Cardamom Moscow Mule

Vodka, lime and ginger beer come together for this unusual cocktail. (Just don't forget the copper mug!)

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Siberian Sunrise

Shake up your tequila sunrise recipe by swapping out orange juice and tequila for grapefruit and vodka. Just keep the triple sec and serve!

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