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July 29, 2011 12:15 ET

Celebrate Zara and Mike's Wedding With a Royal Crown® Cocktail

Recently Launched RC® (Royal Crown) Cola Launches Bespoke Cocktail in Honour of the Happy Couple

LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - July 29, 2011) -

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With the nation gearing up for the second royal wedding of the year this weekend, RC® cola has commissioned a bespoke cocktail to celebrate the occasion.

Created by expert mixologist Alastair Tatton, the cocktail brings together elements of Zara Phillips' and Mike Tindall's life and wedding to create a blend that is uniquely theirs.

Sundeep Gill, assistant brand manager for Cott Beverages Ltd. which launched RC® cola in the UK, said: "as we've already seen, nothing captures the nation's heart more than a royal wedding, and with the royal crown link in the name, we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate the event, whilst paying tribute to the happy couple!

"In addition to RC® cola, the Royal Crown® Cocktail pays homage to where the couple are getting married, their pre-wedding celebrations and things close to their heart."

For those who want to have a go at recreating the Royal Crown® Cocktail, just follow Alastair's step-by-step guide below.

Royal Crown® Cocktail (Please enjoy responsibly. Not suitable for persons under the age of 18)

35mls Bells Scotch Whisky
15mls Cherry Brandy
10mls Sugar Syrup
20mls Fresh Lemon Juice
20mls Cranberry Juice
Half Glass of RC® cola

Glassware: Catalina Sling

Garnish: Lemon twist


Place all ingredients apart from the RC® cola in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously with ice for ten seconds. Fill a Catalina sling glass full of ice, and then half fill with RC® cola. Pour the cocktail shaker contents over the ice and cola, and garnish with a lemon twist.

For those interested in a non-alcoholic version, simply follow the same method, with the below ingredients:

Virgin Royal Crown® Cocktail

15mls Cherry Syrup
20mls Fresh Lemon Juice
50mls Cranberry Juice
Half Glass of RC® cola

Created in 1905, RC® cola is one of America's original colas and is already available across the globe in over 45 countries. Launched in the UK by Cott Beverages Ltd. and available in Asda stores nationwide, just visit www.rccola.co.uk for your local stockist.

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