Crazy Diamond
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Crazy Diamond
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Rating

3.92 / 5
Crazy Diamond is a fun and refreshing cocktail that combines the tropical flavors of coconut, banana, and orange. The name is inspired by the popular Pink Floyd song "Shine On ... more Crazy Diamond is a fun and refreshing cocktail that combines the tropical flavors of coconut, banana, and orange. The name is inspired by the popular Pink Floyd song "Shine On You Crazy Diamond," and this drink is sure to make you feel like a shining star. The base of this cocktail is coconut rum, giving it a smooth and slightly sweet taste. The addition of orange juice adds a tangy and citrusy flavor, while the Creme De Banane adds a subtle and creamy banana taste. The soda water adds a bubbly effervescence, making this cocktail perfect for a summer day. Overall, Crazy Diamond is a delicious and playful cocktail that will transport you to a tropical paradise with every sip.
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Coconut rum
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Fresh fruit
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13.5% | 4.05 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Crazy Diamond

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Malibu, crème de banane and orange juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously
Leave the mixture in the fridge for an hour
Pour into a highball glass so it is about two thirds full, then top with soda water
Garnish with any fresh fruit and serve
~ Soda water could be replaced with lemonade. ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute a different type of rum if I don't have coconut rum for the Crazy Diamond cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute coconut rum with another type of rum, such as white rum, for a less coconut-forward flavor profile. However, adding a hint of coconut essence or syrup can help maintain the tropical character of the Crazy Diamond.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What would be an appropriate garnish for the Crazy Diamond?

An appropriate garnish for the Crazy Diamond would be a slice of orange or a cherry. These garnishes complement the tropical and fruity flavors of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Crazy Diamond compare to a standard cocktail?

The alcohol content of the Crazy Diamond is 13.5%, which is slightly higher than the average cocktail alcohol content of around 10-12%. This makes it a moderately strong drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Crazy Diamond cocktail?

The Crazy Diamond cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass, following its recipe for a refreshing experience. It's ideal for a summer day or as a lively addition to any social gathering.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Crazy Diamond cocktail?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version can be made by replacing the coconut rum and Creme De Banane with coconut water and banana syrup, respectively. Top up with orange juice and soda water as per the original recipe for a similar taste without the alcohol.

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