Holleywould
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Holleywould
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The Holleywould is a sweet and tropical cocktail that combines a variety of flavors for a unique drinking experience. It features a concoction of coconut rum, vodka, and peach schnapps, ... more The Holleywould is a sweet and tropical cocktail that combines a variety of flavors for a unique drinking experience. It features a concoction of coconut rum, vodka, and peach schnapps, which create a fruity and somewhat creamy base. These spirits are enhanced by the citrus notes provided by orange juice and orange liqueur, offering a tangy contrast to the sweetness. The addition of a splash of cola gives the cocktail a subtle dark caramel undertone and some effervescence. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Holleywould is a playful drink that might appeal to those who enjoy a complex mix of fruity and sweet flavors in their beverages.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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22% | 3.3 units *

Method
How to make a Holleywould

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the ingredients for a Holleywould cocktail?

To properly shake a Holleywould cocktail, first fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the coconut rum, vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice, cola, and blue Curaçao to the shaker. Secure the lid tightly and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds. Shaking not only mixes the ingredients thoroughly but also chills the mixture, creating a refreshingly cold cocktail. Strain the shaken liquid into a chilled cocktail glass to serve.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Holleywould cocktail?

The best way to serve a Holleywould cocktail is in a chilled cocktail glass. Before pouring, you might also rim the glass with sugar or a slice of orange to enhance the presentation and add a bit of sweetness that complements the cocktail's flavors. Serve immediately after shaking to ensure the drink remains cold and refreshing.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute anything for blue Curaçao in a Holleywould cocktail if I don't have it?

If you don't have blue Curaçao, you can substitute it with an equal amount of triple sec or another orange-flavored liqueur, though this will alter the color of the cocktail. To maintain the iconic blue hue of the Holleywould, you might add a drop or two of blue food coloring to the substitute liqueur.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Holleywould compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 22%, the Holleywould cocktail falls into the moderate range of alcohol content for mixed drinks. It's stronger than light cocktails such as a Mimosa (around 10-12% alcohol by volume), but less potent than heavy hitters like a traditional Martini or Manhattan, which can exceed 30% alcohol by volume depending on the recipe. It's a good middle-ground option for those seeking a balanced drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Holleywould cocktail?

The Holleywould cocktail, with its vibrant color and refreshing mix of flavors, is perfect for summer parties, beach gatherings, or any event where a fun and casual atmosphere is desired. Its eye-catching appearance and tropical notes make it a great choice for celebrations or as a signature drink at themed events.

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