Kansas City Margarita
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Kansas City Margarita
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.5 / 5
The Kansas City Margarita is a playful twist on the classic Margarita that showcases a harmonious blend of fruity and tart flavors. This cocktail combines the sweet and tangy essence ... more The Kansas City Margarita is a playful twist on the classic Margarita that showcases a harmonious blend of fruity and tart flavors. This cocktail combines the sweet and tangy essence of raspberry liqueur with the citrus notes of orange liqueur and the crispness of lemon vodka, creating a vibrant and refreshing drinking experience. Often served in a sophisticated cocktail glass, it's a delightful choice for those who enjoy a fruit-forward beverage with a sharp, invigorating edge. The presence of raspberry not only introduces a unique berry twist to the palate but also lends the drink a charming pink hue, making it as visually appealing as it is delicious.
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Base ingredient
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Lemon vodka
Garnish
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Cranberry
Alcohol content
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29.15% | 1.54 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Kansas City Margarita

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice
Add all ingredients and shake well
Strain cocktail into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with skewered cranberries and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another fruit liqueur for raspberry liqueuer in the Kansas City Margarita?

Yes, you can substitute another fruit liqueur for raspberry liqueuer, such as strawberry or black currant liqueur, to alter the flavor profile while maintaining the fruity character of the cocktail.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What's the best method to achieve a well-shaken Kansas City Margarita?

To achieve a well-shaken Kansas City Margarita, fill a shaker with ice and all ingredients, then shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This method ensures a chilled, well-mixed beverage with a slight dilution, enhancing its smoothness.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes pair well with the Kansas City Margarita?

A lime wheel or a raspberry skewer would pair beautifully with the Kansas City Margarita, complementing its flavor profile and adding a pop of color.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What type of glass is best for serving the Kansas City Margarita?

Although it's recommended to serve in a cocktail glass as per the details, a chilled margarita glass could also be a fun and thematic choice, aligning with the margarita inspiration.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Kansas City Margarita compare to a traditional Margarita?

The Kansas City Margarita has an alcohol content of 29.15%, which is relatively high compared to a traditional Margarita that typically has an alcohol content around 20-25% depending on the recipe. This difference is primarily due to the potent combination of raspberry liqueuer, Blue Curaçao, and lemon vodka.

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