Fruit Salad
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Fruit Salad
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3.62 / 5
Fruit Salad is a fun and fruity cocktail that is bursting with tropical flavors. This refreshing drink is perfect for summertime sipping or any occasion that calls for a taste ... more Fruit Salad is a fun and fruity cocktail that is bursting with tropical flavors. This refreshing drink is perfect for summertime sipping or any occasion that calls for a taste of the tropics. The key ingredients include Galliano, a sweet herbal liqueur with hints of vanilla and anise, that adds a distinct depth to the drink. A dash of fresh orange juice adds a bright and citrusy note, while the grenadine gives the cocktail a pop of vibrant red color and a touch of sweetness. Creme de Banane brings a creamy banana flavor to the mix, while the vanilla vodka ties everything together and adds a smooth and subtle richness. Serve over ice and garnish with a slice of fresh fruit for a delicious and well-balanced cocktail that will transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise.
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Base ingredient
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Galliano
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26.43% | 1.67 units *

Method
How to make a Fruit Salad

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a highball glass over ice and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Fruit Salad compare to other cocktails?

The Fruit Salad cocktail has an alcohol content of approximately 26.43%, which places it on the higher end of the spectrum compared to many classic cocktails. For instance, a standard Margarita might have an alcohol content around 13-20%, depending on the recipe. Therefore, the Fruit Salad is comparatively stronger, making it a choice for those who prefer a drink with a bit more potency.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some suitable garnishes for the Fruit Salad cocktail?

Given the fruity and tropical essence of the Fruit Salad cocktail, appropriate garnishes could include a slice of orange, a cherry, or even a small skewer of assorted fruits such as pineapple, banana, and berries. These garnishes not only enhance the drink's visual appeal but also complement its sweet and fruity flavors.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use as a substitute if I don't have Vanilla Vodka for my Fruit Salad cocktail?

If you're missing Vanilla Vodka for the Fruit Salad cocktail, a good substitute would be to use plain vodka with a dash of vanilla extract. This combination will mimic the vanilla flavor profile without drastically altering the balance of the cocktail. Start with a small amount of vanilla extract and adjust to taste, as it can be quite strong.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it crucial to shake the Fruit Salad cocktail, and if so, why?

Yes, shaking is an essential step in preparing the Fruit Salad cocktail. This technique helps to thoroughly mix the diverse range of ingredients, ensuring a smooth blend of flavors. Shaking also introduces aeration, giving the cocktail a lighter, more refreshing texture. Additionally, shaking with ice chills the drink effectively, enhancing its overall taste and making it pleasantly cold for consumption.

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