Kermit
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Kermit
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The cocktail known as "Kermit" is a vibrant and refreshing mixed drink, appealing in its simplicity and flavor. It meshes the clear, smooth essence of vodka with the unique, fruity ... more The cocktail known as "Kermit" is a vibrant and refreshing mixed drink, appealing in its simplicity and flavor. It meshes the clear, smooth essence of vodka with the unique, fruity sweetness of Pisang Ambon, a bright green banana-flavored liqueur which hints at the cocktail’s namesake color. The addition of lemon-lime soda contributes a bubbly, citrusy zing, balancing the sweetness with a gentle tartness. Traditionally served in a highball glass, Kermit is a casual and enjoyable beverage fitting for social gatherings or a relaxed evening. Its playful color and sweet, easy-going taste profile make it a fun choice for those exploring fruit-infused vodka cocktails.
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5.7% | 1.71 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Kermit

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients except the Sprite to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into a highball glass over ice
Top up with Sprite and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Pisang Ambon with another liqueur in the Kermit cocktail?

Yes, if you don't have Pisang Ambon, you can substitute it with another banana-flavored liqueur or a melon liqueur for a slightly different but still fruity profile. The unique taste of Pisang Ambon is hard to replicate exactly, so expect a variation in taste.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why do the instructions for Kermit specify shaking the cocktail rather than stirring?

Shaking the Kermit cocktail, as opposed to stirring, is recommended to properly mix the heavier ingredients like the sour mix and liqueurs with the lighter soda. Shaking also introduces a small amount of dilution and chills the drink more effectively, creating a more refreshing beverage.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Kermit cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The Kermit cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass, topped up with lemon-lime soda for a refreshing finish. Adding ice will keep it chilled longer, and serving it with a lemon or lime wedge can enhance its citrusy flavors.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Kermit cocktail, and how can it be made?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of the Kermit by substituting the vodka with a non-alcoholic spirit or more lemon-lime soda, and replacing Pisang Ambon with a banana-flavored syrup. Adjust the sour mix accordingly for a balanced taste.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What type of occasions is the Kermit cocktail best suited for?

Given its refreshing and fruity profile, the Kermit cocktail is perfect for summer parties, outdoor barbecues, or any casual gathering where a light, refreshing drink can be appreciated. Its vibrant color and unique taste make it a memorable choice for guests.

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