Limbo
/

Limbo
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.84 / 5
The Limbo cocktail is a tantalizing blend of tropical and citrus flavors, primarily defined by the combination of white rum, orange juice, and Creme De Banane. This concoction strikes a ... more The Limbo cocktail is a tantalizing blend of tropical and citrus flavors, primarily defined by the combination of white rum, orange juice, and Creme De Banane. This concoction strikes a balance between the rich sweetness of bananas and the zesty punch of oranges, underpinned by the smooth and versatile taste of white rum. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Limbo invites drinkers to a dance of fruit-infused notes, ideal for those seeking an escape into a Caribbean-inspired flavor adventure. As a chilled beverage, it captures the essence of a beachside refreshment, making it a suitable choice for warm-weather sipping or themed parties that call for a touch of tropical flair.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
White rum
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
25% | 2.63 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Method
How to make a Limbo

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

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Limbo cocktail shaken and not stirred?

The Limbo cocktail is shaken and not stirred to ensure that all the ingredients, especially the white rum, Creme De Banane, and orange juice, are thoroughly mixed together. Shaking helps in chilling the mixture quickly and integrating the flavors better, creating a smoother and more enjoyable drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of juice for orange juice in the Limbo cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute other types of juice for orange juice in the Limbo cocktail. Pineapple juice or mango juice can be great alternatives, offering a different but equally delightful taste profile. Just ensure to adjust the quantity as needed to maintain the balance of flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Limbo cocktail?

The best way to serve the Limbo cocktail is in a chilled cocktail glass. Optionally, you can garnish with a slice of orange or a maraschino cherry to enhance its appeal. Serving it cold accentuates the flavors and makes it more refreshing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Limbo compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 25%, the Limbo cocktail has a slightly lower alcohol content compared to some classic cocktails, which can range from 30% to 40% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes the Limbo a milder option, suitable for those preferring a less potent beverage.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular customizations for the Limbo cocktail to enhance its flavor or presentation?

Popular customizations for the Limbo cocktail include adding a splash of soda water or tonic for some fizz, incorporating a dash of bitters for complexity, or rimming the glass with sugar for a sweet contrast. Experimenting with garnishes like exotic fruit slices or edible flowers can also elevate its presentation and add to the drinking experience.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Olympic Cocktails and More

Discover a host of cocktails inspired by the Paris 2024 Olympics, meet the bartenders behind the cocktails and win yourself some juicy Amazon vouchers.

Our Olympic Cocktail Hub
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar