Lazy Afternoon
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Lazy Afternoon
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The Lazy Afternoon cocktail is a refreshing and fruity blend that combines the sweet and citrusy notes of orange juice with the effervescence of lemon-lime soda. Whiskey adds a smooth, ... more The Lazy Afternoon cocktail is a refreshing and fruity blend that combines the sweet and citrusy notes of orange juice with the effervescence of lemon-lime soda. Whiskey adds a smooth, nuanced depth to the drink, while Pisang Ambon, a banana-flavored liqueur, introduces a tropical twist, making this cocktail reminiscent of carefree, sunny days. The colorful concoction is typically served in a highball glass, creating a visually appealing and easy-sipping beverage perfect for sipping on a leisurely afternoon. Its flavor profile is a balance of tangy, sweet, and spirited tones, perfect for those who enjoy a cocktail with a hint of exotic flair.
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7.7% | 2.31 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Lazy Afternoon

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour into a highball half filled with ice the Southern Comfort, then the Pisang Ambon and the orange juice
Fill up with Sprite
Stir for a few seconds
Add straws and a slice of orange to garnish and serve

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

·  Highball  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Pisang Ambon in the Lazy Afternoon cocktail?

Yes, if you can't find Pisang Ambon, you can substitute it with another type of banana liqueur or even a splash of melon liqueur for a slightly different but equally tropical flavor.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What's the best way to serve a Lazy Afternoon?

The Lazy Afternoon is best served in a highball glass, already part of its description, with plenty of ice. Garnish with a slice of orange or a cherry to enhance its sunny, lazy vibe.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What is the best occasion to enjoy a Lazy Afternoon cocktail?

The Lazy Afternoon cocktail, with its refreshing and easy-going profile, is perfect for summer afternoons, outdoor barbecues, or any casual gathering where relaxation is the goal.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Lazy Afternoon compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 7.7%, the Lazy Afternoon is slightly lower in alcohol compared to many standard cocktails, which usually range from 10% to 15%. It makes for a lighter option suitable for sipping over a longer period.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it necessary to use a specific technique to mix a Lazy Afternoon cocktail?

The Lazy Afternoon cocktail requires stirring, not shaking. This method is chosen to gently mix the ingredients without diluting the drink too much and to maintain the carbonation of the Lemon-Lime soda.

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