'Dancing With The Stars' Party: Shake It Up With These Dancing-Inspired Drinks

Try These Dance Inspired Cocktails

ByLauren Torrisi via via logo
September 27, 2011, 3:41 PM

Sept. 27, 2011 -- intro: As you watch the "Dancing With The Stars" results tonight, try one of these delicious cocktails, compiled by PR maven and "DWTS" fan Hanna Lee and inspired by the tango, samba, paso doble, and rumba. These drinks are a great addition to any party. Shake them up tonight!

quicklist: 1category: Tangotitle: The Close Embraceurl: 14592364text: Once of the most popular ballroom dances throughout the world, the tango is frequently done on the "Dancing With The Stars" stage. Believed to have originated in Latin America, the tango has inspired musicians and dancers alike. Like the inspiration and passion of the tango, this drink has Campari and orange bitters for a delicious subtle sweetness.

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quicklist: 2category: Sambatitle: The Coquetteurl: 14592296text: The samba is a Brazilian dance that is popular at Carnival in Rio. The music of the samba has a distinct rhythm. At the end of the traditional dance, dancers throw their heads back dramatically. The dance can be performed solo or with a partner. Just like its dancing counterpart, The Coquette's raspberries, rum, and lime juice add fun to any party.

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quicklist: 3category: Paso Dobletitle: The Raging Bullurl: 14592238text: The paso doble is a fast-paced Spanish dance. The music is often played at Spanish bull fights. The dance is lively and dramatic and is strongly influenced by flamenco. The strong and stirring qualities of the paso doble are reflected in the Raging Bull cocktail, with ingredients like applejack and chartreuse.

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quicklist: 4category: Rumbatitle: Sultry Stepsurl: 14592338text: The rumba is a sensual dance between two ballroom dancers. It is the slowest of the ballroom dances. Throughout the dance, the female dancer flirts with her male partner. The steps of the dance include side to side hip movements. Like the Rumba, the "Sultry Steps" cocktail contains caramel vodka which is smooth and sexy.

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