Green Eyed Monster
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Green Eyed Monster
Cocktail recipe

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The Green Eyed Monster cocktail is a straightforward, easy-to-prepare mixed drink that combines the vibrant blue hue of WKD Blue with the crisp, refreshing taste of cider. It's typically served ... more The Green Eyed Monster cocktail is a straightforward, easy-to-prepare mixed drink that combines the vibrant blue hue of WKD Blue with the crisp, refreshing taste of cider. It's typically served in a large pint glass, showcasing the visually striking color that the combination of ingredients creates. The cider adds a tangy sweetness that complements the fruity and slightly tart flavor of the WKD Blue. This cocktail is known for its visual appeal and casual, laid-back vibe, making it a popular choice at parties or social gatherings where a simple yet fun drink is desired.
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4.5% | 2.48 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Green Eyed Monster

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add half a pint of cider and one bottle of WKD Blue to a pint glass, then serve


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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended way to serve the Green Eyed Monster cocktail?

The Green Eyed Monster cocktail is best served cold in a pint glass. Since it is a straightforward mix of WKD Blue and cider, no additional preparation beyond proper chilling is required. Pouring the WKD Blue first followed by the cider can help in maintaining a layered effect momentarily.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Can you use any type of cider for the Green Eyed Monster?

Yes, while the basic recipe simply states 'cider', you can use different types of cider depending on your preference for sweetness or dryness. However, a standard apple cider is commonly used. Experimenting with flavored ciders could also introduce interesting variations to the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Green Eyed Monster compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 4.5%, the Green Eyed Monster falls into the lower to mid-range of alcohol content for cocktails. It is similar to a light beer in terms of alcohol by volume (ABV). This is much lower than many traditional cocktails that often feature higher ABV spirits as the primary ingredient.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Green Eyed Monster?

The Green Eyed Monster, with its intriguing color and easy-drinking mix, makes it a great choice for casual get-togethers, summer parties, or any event where a fun, light alcoholic beverage is desired. Its striking appearance also makes it a good talking point at themed parties or celebrations.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular customizations for the Green Eyed Monster cocktail?

A popular customization is to adjust the ratio of WKD Blue and cider according to taste preferences, whether you favor more of the sweet fruitiness of WKD Blue or the crispness of the cider. Adding a twist of lemon or lime can introduce a refreshing acidity. For an even more colorful drink, some add a splash of grenadine for a layered effect.

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