Greenie Meanie
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Greenie Meanie
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.98 / 5
This is a long green drink, very enjoyable. An easy "show off" drink for parties! This is a long green drink, very enjoyable. An easy "show off" drink for parties!
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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25% | 3.75 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Greenie Meanie is a tropical delight that combines coconut rum, peach schnapps, and blue curaçao with a splash of pineapple juice and lemonade, resulting in a vibrant and refreshing mix. It's an excellent choice for those who enjoy fruity and sweet cocktails that pack a colorful punch.

Method
How to make a Greenie Meanie

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a handful of ice to a pint glass
Add the spirits and a straw and stir
Add the juice and the lemonade to taste and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Blue Curaçao with something else in the Greenie Meanie cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute Blue Curaçao with Triple Sec if you are looking for an alternative that has a similar citrus flavor profile but without the blue color. Alternatively, for maintaining the color, you might use another blue-colored liqueur, although the flavor could slightly differ.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Greenie Meanie cocktail?

For the Greenie Meanie, a slice of pineapple or a lemon wheel makes a great garnish. Alternatively, you could add a cherry for a pop of color and sweetness. Consider skewering the cherry and the pineapple slice together for an eye-catching presentation.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Greenie Meanie cocktail?

The Greenie Meanie should be served in a highball glass, as mentioned. It's best enjoyed cold, so make sure all ingredients are chilled before mixing. Serve it with a long straw and possibly add a piece of tropical fruit on the rim to enhance the tropical vibe of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Greenie Meanie compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 25%, the Greenie Meanie falls into the medium-strong category of cocktails. It's stronger than light cocktails such as a Mimosa, which typically has about 10% alcohol content, but not as strong as some heavy-hitters like a Long Island Iced Tea, which can go up to 22% and beyond. Its multiple spirits mean it's definitely on the stronger side, even if not the strongest out there.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Greenie Meanie?

The Greenie Meanie, with its unique name and vibrant color, makes a great choice for themed parties, especially those with a tropical or summer theme. It can also add a fun twist to casual gatherings, pool parties, or any event where a colorful and refreshing cocktail might be appreciated.

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