Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Purple Sunset and Its Creator Are Winners

If you're sailing aboard Carnival Conquest, look carefully when you order a drink, because there may be a celebrity behind the bar. Carnival bartender Sanja Cvijetic was named the 2019 Bacardi Bartender of the Year.

The Bosnian native took home the top prize for her “Purple Sunset" cocktail made with Bacardí Superior. The complete recipe is below.

The complete story appeared in the February 20 issue of Cruise News Daily. 

Purple Sunset®

  • 60ml BACARDÍ Superior
  • 22ml Monin® Lavender Syrup
  • 15ml lemonade
  • 15ml fresh lime juice
  • Splash of MARTINI Prosecco®
  • Fresh rosemary bunch
Preparation Method:
  • Gently muddle fresh rosemary bunch
  • Place all ingredients (except MARTINI Prosecco) into shaker
  • Add ice, and shake 10 seconds
  • Double strain into a chilled glass
  • Add a few more drops of lavender syrup and a splash of MARTINI Prosecco
  • Garnish with fresh rosemary