Deep Blue Sea
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Deep Blue Sea
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The Deep Blue Sea cocktail is a visually stunning and refreshing drink that captures the essence of tropical flavors. Served in a lowball glass, its vibrant blue hue is reminiscent ... more The Deep Blue Sea cocktail is a visually stunning and refreshing drink that captures the essence of tropical flavors. Served in a lowball glass, its vibrant blue hue is reminiscent of ocean waters, making it a popular choice for summer gatherings or beach-themed parties. This cocktail combines the sweetness of peach schnapps with the zesty tang of lime cordial, which is then balanced by the citrus notes of orange liqueur and a bubbly touch from the lemon-lime soda. The result is a fruity and effervescent beverage that offers a balance of sweetness and tangy citrus flavors, providing a light and enjoyable drinking experience.
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Peach Schnapps
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Lemon
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7.5% | 0.9 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Deep Blue Sea

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour a shot of peach schnapps, a shot of Bols blue curaçao, a shot of bitter lemon and a shot of lime cordial into a lowball glass with ice and stir
Garnish with a lemon slice and serve

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Deep Blue Sea cocktail to enhance its presentation?

The Deep Blue Sea cocktail looks best served in a lowball glass, as recommended. To enhance its presentation, consider adding a slice of lime or a cherry for a pop of color against the blue drink. You could also rim the glass with sugar or salt to add an extra textural component. Serving it with a small umbrella or a curly straw can also add a fun, festive touch that complements its vibrant color.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute anything for the Blue Curaçao if I don't have it?

Yes, if you don't have Blue Curaçao, you can substitute it with Triple Sec or any other orange-flavored liqueur, although this will change the color of the drink. To maintain the blue color, you could add a few drops of blue food coloring to the substitute. Keep in mind, though, that Blue Curaçao is distinctive not just for its color but also for its slightly bitter orange flavor, so your drink may taste a bit different.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I make the Deep Blue Sea cocktail stronger if I find it too mild?

To make the Deep Blue Sea cocktail stronger, consider increasing the amount of Peach Schnapps and Blue Curaçao, or add a splash of vodka to enhance its alcoholic content without significantly altering its flavor profile. Start by adding an extra 10ml of the spirits and adjust to taste. Remember, adjusting the alcohol content will also increase the total volume of the drink, so adjust your glass size accordingly.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a way to make a non-alcoholic version of the Deep Blue Sea cocktail?

Absolutely! For a non-alcoholic version of the Deep Blue Sea, replace the Peach Schnapps and Blue Curaçao with peach juice and a blue-colored syrup or non-alcoholic blue curaçao, respectively. You can maintain the same volumes for a similar taste profile. Adjust the amount of lemon-lime soda to your liking for the desired sweetness and fizz.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions would be suitable for serving the Deep Blue Sea cocktail?

The Deep Blue Sea cocktail, with its vibrant blue color and refreshing taste, is perfect for summer parties, beach-themed events, or any festive gathering that calls for colorful and unique drinks. Its visually appealing nature makes it a hit for Instagram-worthy events or casual get-togethers with friends. However, its relatively low alcohol content and unique flavor profile might not suit more formal occasions or traditionalist palates.

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