Dirty Jive
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Dirty Jive
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The Dirty Jive is a tropical-inspired cocktail that combines the creamy sweetness of coconut rum with the tangy freshness of pineapple juice, creating a harmonious blend of flavors. The addition ... more The Dirty Jive is a tropical-inspired cocktail that combines the creamy sweetness of coconut rum with the tangy freshness of pineapple juice, creating a harmonious blend of flavors. The addition of soda water gives the drink a refreshing effervescence, while a touch of raspberry liqueur brings in a berry-like complexity and a rich, ruby hue. Typically served in a highball glass and garnished with lime and pineapple pieces, this cocktail offers a vibrant and summery taste experience, whether sipped poolside or as a bright pick-me-up on a cloudy day. The Dirty Jive strikes a balance between the exotic and the familiar, making it an enjoyable choice for those who appreciate light, fruity, and fizzy mixed drinks.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Garnish
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Lime, pineapple
Alcohol content
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5.5% | 1.65 units *

Method
How to make a Dirty Jive

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Slice and muddle half a lime then place in a highball glass with ice
Pour the Chambord, the Malibu and the pineapple juice into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into the prepared glass
Add a swizzle stick and garnish with lime and pineapple pieces, then serve

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

·  Muddle  ·  Highball  ·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Swizzle  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the coconut rum in a Dirty Jive cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute the coconut rum in a Dirty Jive cocktail with white rum for a less tropical taste, or use a flavored rum, such as pineapple rum, to maintain a fruity profile while changing the flavor complexity.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Dirty Jive?

For the Dirty Jive, consider garnishing with a wedge of pineapple or a lime wheel to complement the tropical flavor profile. Adding a few raspberries on a skewer can also enhance the visual appeal and connect with the raspberry liqueur used in the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Dirty Jive to maintain its flavor?

The Dirty Jive is best served cold in a highball glass. Make sure to vigorously shake the ingredients with ice before straining into the glass. Top it up with soda water and serve immediately to preserve its effervescence and freshness.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Dirty Jive compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 5.5%, the Dirty Jive is relatively lower in alcohol compared to many classic cocktails, which often range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume. This makes it a lighter option, suitable for occasions when you prefer a less potent beverage.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Dirty Jive?

Given its refreshing and tropical profile, the Dirty Jive is most suitable for summer parties, beach gatherings, or any casual occasion that calls for a light, fruity cocktail. Its vibrant flavors make it a great choice for daytime events or as a welcome drink.

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