Joker
/

Joker
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.95 / 5
The Joker cocktail is a vibrant blend of flavors, primarily merging the crispness of vodka with the citrus sweetness of Cointreau and the creamy texture of Advocaat. It's a cold ... more The Joker cocktail is a vibrant blend of flavors, primarily merging the crispness of vodka with the citrus sweetness of Cointreau and the creamy texture of Advocaat. It's a cold drink, presenting a harmonious mix of tart and sweet, with the lemonade complementing the bright notes of the fizzy orange drink. Often served in a highball glass, the Joker offers a refreshing taste suited for those who enjoy a citrus-dominated cocktail with a unique creamy twist, making it a playful and potentially divisive choice.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Vodka
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.45% | 5.85 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Joker creatively combines vodka, Cointreau, Advocaat, and fizzy orange for a cocktail that is as enigmatic as its namesake, offering a citrusy, creamy profile with a vibrant kick. This concoction might split opinions, serving best those who favor novelty and a complex, layered taste over subtlety.

Method
How to make a Joker

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a highball glass with ice
Stir and serve

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

·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use as a substitute for Advocaat in the Joker cocktail?

If Advocaat is not available, you can substitute it with Eggnog for a similar texture and flavor profile, albeit with a potential difference in alcohol content. Alternatively, for a non-alcoholic option or if you're aiming for a slightly different taste, you can use custard for the texture but note this will alter the flavor.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Joker cocktail to preserve its flavor and appearance?

The Joker cocktail should be served cold in a highball glass. After combining the ingredients directly in the glass, gently stir rather than shake to mix. This preserves the carbonation from the fizzy orange drink and lemonade, ensuring a vibrant presentation and optimal taste. Adding ice before serving will keep it chilled without diluting the flavor too quickly.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work best with the Joker cocktail to enhance its presentation?

To compliment the Joker cocktail's vibrant and playful character, consider garnishing with a slice of orange or lemon on the rim of the glass or a cherry dropped in the drink. A twist of orange zest can also add aroma and a touch of elegance to the overall presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Joker cocktail compare to that of a standard cocktail?

The Joker cocktail has an alcohol content of 10.45%, which is relatively moderate compared to the typical range of 10-15% ABV found in many standard cocktails. This positions the Joker as a relatively lighter option, suitable for those who prefer a milder alcoholic experience.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Joker cocktail to suit my personal taste or make it more unique?

To customize the Joker cocktail, consider adjusting the ratio of the main ingredients based on your taste preference. For a sweeter version, increase the amount of lemonade or the fizzy orange drink. To make it creamier, add more Advocaat. You can also experiment with flavored vodkas or add a few dashes of bitters for a more complex flavor profile. Additionally, try garnishing with different fruits or edible flowers to make the cocktail visually striking.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Have you tried our Wordpress Plugin?

Download our plugin and embed cocktail recipes directly onto your own site or blog.

Choose from our whole recipe database, or choose a specific cocktail made with a certain ingredient, and let us place a beautiful recipe on your own site.

Find out more
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar