Frozen Sunset
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Frozen Sunset
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.59 / 5
Frozen Sunset is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that evokes images of a tropical beach at sunset. This cocktail is the perfect combination of tangy and sweet flavors, making it ... more Frozen Sunset is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that evokes images of a tropical beach at sunset. This cocktail is the perfect combination of tangy and sweet flavors, making it a must-try for anyone who loves a good drink. The base of the drink is tequila, a popular spirit made from the blue agave plant in Mexico. The tequila is mixed with lime juice, which adds a citrusy kick to the drink. The grenadine, a deep red syrup made from pomegranate, gives the cocktail its signature color and adds a hint of sweetness to balance out the tartness of the lime. To top it off, a slice of lime is added as a garnish, adding a fresh and bright touch to the drink. The Frozen Sunset is the perfect cocktail for a hot summer day or any time you want to transport yourself to a tropical paradise.
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15 key ingredients
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23.68% | 1.8 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Frozen Sunset

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add tequila, lime juice, grenadine and ice to blender
Blend at low speed for 10-15 seconds
Pour into a pre-chilled lowball glass
Add ice cubes to fill the glass, garnish with a lime slice and serve

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Frozen Sunset?

The Frozen Sunset is best served in a lowball glass, as the recipe suggests. To enhance the experience, ensure the glass is chilled before serving. The cold temperature complements the frozen aspect of the cocktail, making it more refreshing.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of citrus if I don't have lime for the Frozen Sunset?

Yes, if lime is not available, lemon juice can be a suitable substitute for the Frozen Sunset. While the flavor profile will slightly change, lemon juice also pairs well with tequila and grenadine, maintaining the cocktail's refreshing and tangy taste.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with the Frozen Sunset?

A garnish of a thin lime wheel or a lime wedge works beautifully with the Frozen Sunset. You can either place it on the rim of the glass or float it on top of the drink. This not only adds a visual appeal but also a zesty aroma that complements the drink's flavors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Frozen Sunset compare to a standard cocktail?

The Frozen Sunset has an alcohol content of about 23.68%, which is relatively high compared to classic cocktails like the Margarita or Mojito, which typically have an alcohol content around 10-15%. This makes the Frozen Sunset a stronger option, suitable for those who prefer a cocktail with a bit more kick.

SEASONAL_TIME_RECOMMENDATIONS

Is there a particular season or time of year that is best for enjoying a Frozen Sunset?

Given its refreshing and cold nature, the Frozen Sunset is particularly suited for warmer months, making it a perfect choice for summer evenings or spring gatherings. Its vibrant color and cool temperature make it an ideal beverage to enjoy by the pool or at a beach party.

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