Green Diamond
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Green Diamond
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The Green Diamond cocktail is a tropical and fruity concoction that combines the sweetness and distinct flavor of coconut rum with the rich, stone-fruit taste of peach schnapps. With an ... more The Green Diamond cocktail is a tropical and fruity concoction that combines the sweetness and distinct flavor of coconut rum with the rich, stone-fruit taste of peach schnapps. With an additional layer of tartness from the apple schnapps, this beverage offers a vibrant mix of flavors that are reminiscent of a lush, exotic escape. Typically served in a lowball glass, the Green Diamond presents a colorful and enticing appearance, aligning with its name, and is often enjoyed as a chilled, refreshing drink that caters to those who appreciate a sweet, fruit-forward cocktail experience.
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Coconut rum
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23.33% | 2.1 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Green Diamond is a tropical escape in a glass, blending the smoothness of coconut rum with the juicy sweetness of peach and apple schnapps. This cocktail offers a harmonious mix of fruity flavors that are both inviting and delightfully refreshing, ideal for those who love a sweeter, mellow drink.

Method
How to make a Green Diamond

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the ingredients directly to a lowball glass filled with ice cubes
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the coconut rum in the Green Diamond cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute the coconut rum with white rum for a less coconut-heavy flavor or with coconut water for a non-alcoholic version. However, note that substitutions will slightly alter the original taste and flavor profile of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some suitable garnishes for the Green Diamond cocktail?

A slice of pineapple or a maraschino cherry makes great garnishes for the Green Diamond. You can also add a sprig of mint or a lime wheel for a touch of color and additional aroma.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a specific way to serve the Green Diamond to enhance its flavors?

The Green Diamond should be served cold in a lowball glass. You might want to chill the glass before serving to keep the cocktail colder for longer, enhancing its refreshing qualities.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Green Diamond compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 23.33%, the Green Diamond is slightly stronger than many standard cocktails, which often hover around 15-20% alcohol by volume. Its potency comes from the equal parts of coconut rum, peach schnapps, and apple schnapps.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Green Diamond cocktail to make it sweeter or less sweet?

To make the Green Diamond sweeter, consider adding a splash of simple syrup or using a sweeter brand of pineapple juice. If you prefer it less sweet, reduce the amount of peach schnapps and replace it with more coconut rum or add a dash of lime juice to balance the sweetness.

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