KC's
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KC's
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The KC's cocktail is a refreshing and tropical blend that transports you to a sunny beach with its combination of flavors. It features the creamy taste of coconut rum, which ... more The KC's cocktail is a refreshing and tropical blend that transports you to a sunny beach with its combination of flavors. It features the creamy taste of coconut rum, which provides a rich and smooth foundation. The dominant volume of pineapple juice lends a sweet and tangy fruitiness to the drink, creating a harmonious balance with the rum. Melon liqueur adds a hint of bright, juicy melon flavor, enhancing the overall tropical profile, while a splash of white rum introduces a slightly stronger rum essence without overpowering the other components. Served in a highball glass, this drink is a delightful concoction for those who enjoy a sweet, fruit-forward beverage with a mellow island vibe.
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Coconut rum
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5% | 1.5 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a KC's

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Malibu and Bacardi to a highball glass over ice
Pour pineapple juice over the top until it is nearly full, then finish with the Midori and serve

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

·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of coconut rum is best used in KC's cocktail?

For the KC's cocktail, a smooth and not overly sweet coconut rum is ideal to complement the other flavors without overpowering them. Brands like Malibu or Captain Morgan Coconut Rum are popular choices that provide a nice balance of coconut flavor.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving KC's cocktail?

The ideal glassware for serving KC's cocktail is a highball glass. This allows for a good mix of the ingredients with ice, making the drink more enjoyable while highlighting the cocktail’s colors and visually appealing garnishes, if any.

GARNISHING_TIPS

How can I garnish the KC's cocktail to enhance its visual appeal?

To enhance the visual appeal of the KC's cocktail, consider garnishing it with a slice of pineapple on the rim and a maraschino cherry. A sprig of mint can also add a fresh color contrast and a subtle aroma that complements the tropical flavors of the drink.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in KC's compare to other tropical cocktails?

The KC's cocktail has a relatively low alcohol content of 5%, making it lighter compared to many other tropical cocktails. For example, a traditional Mai Tai or Pina Colada often has an alcohol content around 10-15%, making KC's a more moderate choice for those who prefer a milder drink.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the KC's cocktail, and how is it made?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of the KC's cocktail can be created by substituting the coconut rum and white rum with coconut water or coconut milk, and the melon liqueur with a melon-flavored syrup. Adjust the proportions to taste and top up with pineapple juice as in the alcoholic version for a refreshing tropical drink without the alcohol.

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