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The unique cocktail Olympian Ryan Lochte enjoyed in Atlanta

Ryan Lochte and other members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team practiced in Atlanta prior to jetting down to Rio. ( Did you see the excellent car karaoke session they filmed here? )

Ryan and friends enjoyed dinner at 5Church Atlanta during their time here and all ordered the same cocktail. We're guessing it had their coaches' approval.

US Swim Team member Ryan Lochte and 5Church partner Alejandro Torio. Photo special to the AJC

They all had Shirley Temples.

While hydrating the team feasted on the charcuterie plate, ahi tuna tartare, jumbo lump crab, cave-aged cheddar angolotti; then onto the hearth-roasted whole fish, Kagoshima Wagyu ribeye and squid ink tagliatelle. For dessert:

peanut butter and jelly, twisted chocolate and duck fat beignets.

(Apparently carbs and calories = yes; booze = no prior to going for the gold.)

Go Team USA!

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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.

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