Granny Smith Apple
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Granny Smith Apple
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.73 / 5
The cocktail named Granny Smith Apple is a vibrant and fruity beverage that offers a sweet and tangy flavor profile. It's composed of melon liqueur and apple liqueur, which combine ... more The cocktail named Granny Smith Apple is a vibrant and fruity beverage that offers a sweet and tangy flavor profile. It's composed of melon liqueur and apple liqueur, which combine to create a luscious green apple character reminiscent of the tartness and juiciness of a Granny Smith apple. The addition of lemonade contributes a refreshing citrus twist, enhancing the overall crispness of the cocktail. Served in a cocktail glass, this drink is often enjoyed for its playful balance between sweet melon notes and the bright, sharp edge provided by the apple and citrus components. It's a popular choice for those who appreciate a bold, fruit-forward cocktail with a zesty finish.
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Melon liqueur
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Lime
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7% | 1.05 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Granny Smith Apple

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ice to a mixing glass, then add the Apple Sourz and Midori
Squeeze in two lime wedges and drop them into the glass
Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Top up with lemonade and garnish with a lime wedge to serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use if I don’t have apple liqueur for the Granny Smith Apple cocktail?

If you don’t have apple liqueur, you can substitute it with apple juice or cider for a non-alcoholic version. For an alcoholic option, apple brandy or calvados can be used, though it may result in a stronger apple flavor and higher alcohol content.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Granny Smith Apple cocktail?

A great garnish for the Granny Smith Apple cocktail is a thin apple slice or a twist of lime. For a more decorative look, rim the glass with sugar or salt mixed with a bit of grated lime zest.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What's the best way to serve the Granny Smith Apple cocktail?

The Granny Smith Apple cocktail is best served cold in a cocktail glass. Chilling the glass beforehand can enhance the experience. Consider serving it with a cocktail stirrer or a straw for convenience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Granny Smith Apple cocktail compare to other cocktails?

With a 7% alcohol content, the Granny Smith Apple cocktail is on the lower side of the alcohol content spectrum when compared to other classic cocktails, which can range from 10% to as high as 40% alcohol by volume (ABV). It makes for a milder option, suitable for those preferring a less potent drink.

SEASONAL_TIME_RECOMMENDATIONS

Is there a particular season that's best for enjoying the Granny Smith Apple cocktail?

The Granny Smith Apple cocktail, with its refreshing mix of melon liqueur, apple liqueur, and lime, is particularly suited for the summer months. Its crisp and fruity flavors make it a delightful choice for warm weather or summer-themed events.

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