Cobalt
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Cobalt
Cocktail recipe

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The Cobalt cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing drink perfect for those who enjoy fruity and citrus flavors. Served in a highball glass, this cocktail combines the sweetness of lemonade ... more The Cobalt cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing drink perfect for those who enjoy fruity and citrus flavors. Served in a highball glass, this cocktail combines the sweetness of lemonade with the tang of lime cordial, creating a balanced base. The addition of Tropical Sourz contributes a burst of exotic fruitiness, while the orange liqueur imparts a smooth and sophisticated citrusy depth. The Cobalt's inviting color palette and tropical undertones make it an ideal choice for summer gatherings or as a cheerful pick-me-up on a sunny afternoon.
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Tropical Sourz
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3% | 0.9 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Cobalt

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the Sourz, curaçao and lime cordial to a highball glass with ice
Stir, then top up with lemonade before serving

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What gives the Cobalt cocktail its distinctive blue color?

The distinctive blue color of the Cobalt cocktail comes from the Blue Curaçao, a citrus-flavored liqueur colored with food dye to give cocktails a vibrant blue appearance.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What type of glass is recommended for serving a Cobalt cocktail?

A Cobalt cocktail is best served in a highball glass, according to the recipe details. This type of glass is tall, ensuring there's enough room to top the cocktail with lemonade and accommodate plenty of ice.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Cobalt compare to other cocktails?

The Cobalt cocktail has a relatively low alcohol content at 3%. This is significantly lower compared to many classic cocktails, which can have alcohol content as high as 20-40% ABV, making the Cobalt a lighter, more refreshing choice.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Cobalt cocktail, and how can it be made?

Yes, a non-alcoholic variation of the Cobalt can be made by substituting the alcoholic ingredients (Tropical Sourz and Blue Curaçao) with non-alcoholic blue syrup or cordial and a tropical juice blend. Maintain the lime cordial and lemonade for a similar flavor profile.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can the Cobalt cocktail be customized for someone who prefers a sweeter drink?

To customize the Cobalt cocktail for a sweeter palate, consider adding more lime cordial or a splash of simple syrup. Adjusting the amount of lemonade can also help balance the sweetness to your liking.

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