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Olympic Swim Teams Down $3000 Cocktails For Free


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What’s an astoundingly chiseled guy to do after cheating in the Olympics to win his race, cozying up for some post-cheating water cuddle photo ops, and otherwise cleaning up in the hardware department at the London 2012 Olympics? Drink fo’ free.

American swimmers like Ryan Lochte and Tyler Clary, as well as South African swimmer Chad le Clos and the rest of their teammates are all getting their Don Draper on in London’s Chinawhite nightclub now that their events are over. Any Olympian with official credentials is granted VIP access to the club, and there’s a special going on for those athletes who can flash their gold medals at the door. Chinawhite is offering champions their “Golden Cocktail,” which normally sells for upwards of $3000, on the house.

The fancy bev contains Hennessey Paradis Imperial Cognac, Luxor 24-carat gold leaf Champagne, and is served with two handmade 18-carat gold rings in the glass. Better than a champagne glass engagement ring? Totes.

“It was pretty cool,” le Clos told The Telegraph. “Everyone was there, the Americans and the French team. Pretty much the whole of the VIP area was crawling with swimmers. We all enjoyed ourselves.”

Personally, we’d rather purchase 150 $20 cocktails with our $3000 credit. Does a really great cocktail need to cost more than $20? And this way you can buy a bunch for all your friends and look like the nicest guy ever, instead of like this guy:

Or this guy:

Or this guy:

Gratuitous:

[Huffington Post]

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