Kamikaze Blue
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Kamikaze Blue
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The Kamikaze Blue is a vibrant take on the classic Kamikaze cocktail, known for its sharp and citrusy flavor profile. It combines vodka with the tanginess of lime juice and ... more The Kamikaze Blue is a vibrant take on the classic Kamikaze cocktail, known for its sharp and citrusy flavor profile. It combines vodka with the tanginess of lime juice and the sweet, orange notes of orange liqueur, resulting in a punchy and refreshing concoction. This cocktail, served in a shot glass, is a favorite for those who enjoy a bold, fruity taste with a zesty kick, perfect for a quick, yet memorable, sipping experience. Its bright blue hue adds an eye-catching visual appeal, making it a festive choice for parties and celebrations.
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18.33% | 0.82 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Kamikaze Blue

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain carefully into a shot glass and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Blue Curaçao in a Kamikaze Blue if I don't have it?

Yes, you can substitute Blue Curaçao with Triple Sec or another orange-flavored liqueur if you don't have it. To maintain the blue color, you could add a drop of blue food coloring to the Triple Sec. However, note that this will slightly alter the drink's original taste and appearance.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What's the correct way to combine the ingredients for a Kamikaze Blue?

The Kamikaze Blue should be prepared by shaking the ingredients together with ice. Firstly, fill a shaker with ice, then add 15ml each of Vodka, Lime Juice, and Blue Curaçao. Shake vigorously until well chilled, then strain the mixture into a shot glass. This method ensures the drink is cold and has a smooth texture.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is it better to serve the Kamikaze Blue in a shot glass or can it be served in other types of glasses?

While the Kamikaze Blue is traditionally served in a shot glass, signifying its consumption in a single gulp, it can be served in a cocktail glass if preferred. Serving it in a cocktail glass might be ideal if you wish to savor it slowly. However, the choice of glass can affect the drinking experience, so it's all about personal preference.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving a Kamikaze Blue?

The Kamikaze Blue, with its striking appearance and alcoholic content, is perfect for lively and celebratory occasions. It's an excellent choice for parties, gatherings with friends, or night-time events where you wish to offer a memorable and visually appealing drink. Its vibrant color makes it stand out, making it ideal for themed parties or as a conversation starter.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Kamikaze Blue compare to other typical cocktails?

A Kamikaze Blue has an alcohol content of approximately 18.33%. This places it on the moderately strong side when compared to other cocktails. For example, a classic Margarita typically has around 13% to 15% alcohol content, whereas a Long Island Iced Tea might have as high as 22% or more. Therefore, the Kamikaze Blue finds itself somewhat in the middle, making it a strong choice but not the strongest among popular cocktails.

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