Dry Malibu Martini
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Dry Malibu Martini
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The Dry Malibu Martini is a tropical twist on the traditional martini, incorporating the sweet and creamy flavors of coconut rum with the clear, crisp notes of vodka and white ... more The Dry Malibu Martini is a tropical twist on the traditional martini, incorporating the sweet and creamy flavors of coconut rum with the clear, crisp notes of vodka and white vermouth. The addition of lemon-lime soda adds a refreshing fizz that elevates the drink, making it a delightful choice for those who enjoy a cocktail with a balance of sweetness and dryness. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Dry Malibu Martini offers a unique combination that is both indulgent and sharp, providing an exotic yet sophisticated beverage experience.
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Coconut rum
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19.2% | 2.88 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Dry Malibu Martini

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Combine all the ingredients (except the Schweppes bitter lemon) along with ice in a cocktail shaker
Shake well
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, top up with the bitter lemon and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What's the best way to achieve a cold, not stirred Dry Malibu Martini?

The best way to achieve a perfectly cold Dry Malibu Martini without stirring is by shaking the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker until well-chilled. Then, strain the mixture into a cocktail glass. Shaking not only chills the cocktail efficiently but also integrates the ingredients thoroughly.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What type of glass should be used for serving a Dry Malibu Martini?

A Dry Malibu Martini should be served in a cocktail glass. This type of glass, often referred to as a martini glass, has a wide, open top that allows the aroma of the cocktail to be fully experienced while also showcasing the drink's elegance.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of rum if I don't have coconut rum for a Dry Malibu Martini?

Yes, you can substitute coconut rum with another type of flavored rum that complements the cocktail's flavor profile. However, keep in mind that the distinct coconut flavor is a key aspect of the Dry Malibu Martini's uniqueness, so you might want to add a few drops of coconut extract to mimic the original taste if using a different rum.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnish ideas for a Dry Malibu Martini?

A slice of lime or a twist of lemon peel makes excellent garnishes for a Dry Malibu Martini. These citrus elements complement the tropical coconut flavor and add a refreshing aroma and taste to the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Dry Malibu Martini compare to a standard martini?

A standard martini typically has an alcohol content around 30% to 40%, depending on the ratio of gin (or vodka) to vermouth. With an alcohol content of 19.2%, a Dry Malibu Martini is less potent than a standard martini, making it a lighter option.

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