Celebuzz Cocktail Hour: Robbie Rogers Makes Us Thirsty for a Grey Goose High Five Cocktail

What better way to end your day than with a cocktail. Especially one that features Grey Goose vodka.

This past week Grey Goose served as official spirits sponsor for the events leading into the ESPY Awards, the Body at ESPY’s pre-party and the ESPY Awards and celebrity after-party.

As part of the campaign this year Grey Goose partnered with soccer star Robbie Rogers of the LA Galaxy.

Rogers looked dashing in a custom Vivian Westwood suit, and sipped on a Grey Goose High Five cocktail

Grey Goose hosted Rogers in the Grey Goose lounge at the Body at ESPY’s pre-party where he was able to share his Fly Beyond story with ESPN’s Michelle Beadle and for a vignette video with soccer star Sydney Leroux.

Rogers is the first openly gay male athlete to join MLS or any of the five major North American sports leagues. Grey Goose is celebrated the soccer stud during this year’s ESPY’s as an athlete who as “Flown Beyond” in his career.

As one of the first openly gay athletes Robbie has surpassed any obstacles on his path to success. He was recently honored by President Obama where Obama referred to him as a trailblazer for athletes.

For those of you who would like to try a Grey Goose High Five cocktail, the recipe is below:

Grey Goose High Five Cocktail
CREDIT: ESPN Images

1½ oz Grey Goose vodka
1 oz Watermelon juice (cold press)
2 oz Coconut water (cracked open)
½ oz Fresh squeezed lime juice
½ oz Habanero pepper syrup

Glass: High ball glass
Garnish: Red-hot chili pepper
Method: Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice and strain over fresh ice in a long glass and garnish.

Habanero Pepper Syrup recipe:
1 part sugar, 1 part water
Cooked and cool down with habanero pepper

1/2 liters (32oz) water
500 g 1lb. Sugar

Heat up on a pan and dissolve sugar until it become a syrup.
Slice 1 habanero pepper without seed and infuse cooling down syrup.
Strain out and it’s ready.