A Gold Medal-Worthy Drink for the 2012 Summer Olympics

07/27/2012 at 02:40 PM EDT

Opening Ceremony London 2012, Cocktails to Celebrate the Olympics
Olympic Torch drink
Courtesy TY KU
Sadly, there's no Olympic event for serving up some serious cocktails.

But as you cheer on your favorite swimmers, gymnasts and other all-star athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics, which kick off in London Friday with the highly anticipated opening ceremony, here's a gold medal-worthy swill worth rooting for.

Olympic Torch


Courtesy of TY KU. Warning: This recipe calls for an open flame, so proceed with caution.
• 2 oz. sake
• 1 oz. coffee-flavored liqueur
• 1.5 oz. cream
• 1 oz. dark rum
• Cinnamon, to taste

Shake and strain sake and liqueur into a martini glass. Over bar spoon, pour cream to float on top. Over cream, float the rum. Light the rum with a match, and as the flame burns, sprinkle some cinnamon onto the flame. Clap hands over the flame to put the flame out. Stir and serve.

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