Cyclone
/

Cyclone
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.79 / 5
The Cyclone cocktail is a refreshing blend that combines the citrus zing of orange liqueur and the tartness of grapefruit juice with a tangy lemon vodka kick. This effervescent drink ... more The Cyclone cocktail is a refreshing blend that combines the citrus zing of orange liqueur and the tartness of grapefruit juice with a tangy lemon vodka kick. This effervescent drink is mellowed with the sweetness of lemonade, creating a balanced and invigorating drink. Typically served in a highball glass, the Cyclone offers a swirling mix of flavors that can evoke a breezy, tropical feeling, making it a delightful choice for those who enjoy a citrusy beverage with a moderate and approachable twist.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Lemon vodka
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5.5% | 1.65 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Method
How to make a Cyclone

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients except the lemonade to a cocktail shaker and shake well for thirty seconds
Pour into a highball glass and top up with lemonade before serving

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

·  Shake  ·  Highball  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the lemon vodka in the Cyclone cocktail with another type of vodka?

Yes, you can substitute lemon vodka with another flavored vodka such as grapefruit vodka to complement the grapefruit juice, or even plain vodka if you prefer a less citrus-heavy flavor profile. Just be mindful that the substitute may slightly alter the intended taste of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with the Cyclone cocktail?

A thin slice of grapefruit or a lemon twist makes an excellent garnish for the Cyclone cocktail. These citrus elements highlight the fresh flavors of the drink and add a decorative touch to the presentation.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Cyclone cocktail?

The Cyclone cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass. First, shake the ingredients well with ice to chill the drink thoroughly, then strain it into the glass over fresh ice. This ensures the cocktail remains refreshing and enjoyable from the first sip to the last.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Cyclone compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 5.5%, the Cyclone cocktail is relatively low in alcohol compared to many standard cocktails, which can range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume. This makes the Cyclone a milder choice, ideal for those preferring a lighter drink.

SEASONAL_TIME_RECOMMENDATIONS

Is there a particular season or time of year the Cyclone cocktail is best suited for?

The Cyclone, with its refreshing mix of citrus flavors from orange liqueur, grapefruit juice, and lemonade, is perfectly suited for the warmer months of spring and summer. Its light and revitalizing taste make it a great choice for outdoor gatherings or as a cooling refreshment on hot days.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Olympic cocktail competition

Submit your best olympic themed cocktails and be in with a chance of winning fame and gloary (and amazon gift vouchers).

Anyone can enter; we want to see your Olympic Sprintz, your Breaking Backflip and your Sailing Seas Sour.

Find out more
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar