Full Moon
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Full Moon
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The Full Moon cocktail is a delicious and refreshing drink that packs a tropical punch. Its main ingredients include coconut rum and vodka, giving it a smooth and slightly sweet ... more The Full Moon cocktail is a delicious and refreshing drink that packs a tropical punch. Its main ingredients include coconut rum and vodka, giving it a smooth and slightly sweet base. The addition of cola gives it a bubbly and slightly spicy kick, making it the perfect balance of flavors. This cocktail is reminiscent of tropical beach vacations and warm summer nights, making it the perfect drink for any occasion. Whether you're sitting on a beach or in the comfort of your own home, sipping on a Full Moon cocktail is sure to transport you to a tropical paradise. The combination of flavors and ingredients create a well-rounded drink that is both rich and refreshing at the same time, making it a must-try for any cocktail lover.
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Coconut rum
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16% | 4.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Full Moon

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put 2-3 ice cubes into a long glass
Add two shots of Malibu and two shots of vodka, then top up with coke
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of rum for coconut rum in the Full Moon cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another type of rum for coconut rum in the Full Moon cocktail. If you're looking for a similar flavor profile, you might consider using a spiced rum or a white rum with a splash of coconut extract or coconut water to maintain the tropical essence of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Full Moon cocktail?

The Full Moon cocktail is best served in a highball glass, with ice, and topped with cola. Make sure to stir the mixture gently to combine the coconut rum and vodka before adding the cola. Serving it cold emphasizes its refreshing qualities, making it ideal for warm weather or summer nights.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Full Moon cocktail to suit my taste?

To customize the Full Moon cocktail, consider adjusting the ratio of coconut rum to vodka based on your preference for sweetness or strength. Adding a splash of lime juice or garnishing with a lime wedge can introduce a zesty contrast. For a sweeter variation, you might try incorporating a flavored syrup like grenadine or passion fruit.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Full Moon cocktail compare to other popular cocktails?

The Full Moon cocktail has an alcohol content of 16%, which places it in the moderate range compared to other popular cocktails. For instance, a classic Margarita typically ranges from 12% to 15% alcohol content, while a Long Island Iced Tea might exceed 20%. Thus, the Full Moon offers a balanced option for those who enjoy a noticeable but not overwhelming alcoholic presence in their drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Full Moon cocktail?

The Full Moon cocktail, with its smooth blend of coconut rum and vodka topped with cola, suits a variety of occasions, particularly those in casual and relaxed settings. Its refreshing and tropical vibe makes it perfect for beach parties, barbecues, or evening gatherings with friends. Its name also makes it a fun choice for Halloween parties or any event coinciding with an actual full moon.

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