M.I.T.
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M.I.T.
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The M.I.T. cocktail is a vibrant and energetic drink, served in a pint glass, that offers a unique blend of tropical and citrus flavors with a caffeinated kick. Combining coconut ... more The M.I.T. cocktail is a vibrant and energetic drink, served in a pint glass, that offers a unique blend of tropical and citrus flavors with a caffeinated kick. Combining coconut rum, vodka, melon liqueur, white rum, and orange liqueur, this cocktail creates a symphony of sweet and fruity notes, accented by the zest of lime. The addition of an energy drink not only amplifies its flavor profile with a slight tart edge but also injects a burst of vitality into the mix. The M.I.T. is a playful and modern concoction that caters to those looking for a spirited and refreshing beverage with a tropical twist.
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Coconut rum
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Lime
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7.38% | 2.32 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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15ml ½oz 1.5cl
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240ml 8.12oz 24cl
Wedge Wedge Wedge
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

Method
How to make a M.I.T.

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a pint glass with ice
Squeeze in lime
Pour in all ingredients and stir
Add a lime wedge to garnish and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute something else for the Blue Curaçao in the M.I.T. cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute Blue Curaçao with Triple Sec or another orange-flavored liqueur if you don't have it. To maintain the blue color of the cocktail, you might add a drop of blue food coloring to the substitute liqueur.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some creative garnishing ideas for the M.I.T. cocktail?

Aside from the lime wedge, you could garnish the M.I.T. cocktail with a sprig of mint for freshness or a few blueberries skewered on a cocktail pick to complement the blue color of the drink and add a fruity touch.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve the M.I.T. cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The M.I.T. cocktail is best served cold in a pint glass. Adding ice to the glass before pouring in the mixed ingredients helps to keep the drink chilled and dilutes it slightly for a smoother taste. Stirring gently before serving ensures all the flavors are well blended.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the M.I.T. cocktail compare to a standard glass of wine?

The M.I.T. cocktail has an alcohol content of approximately 7.38%, which is slightly higher than the average glass of wine, which typically has an alcohol content of about 12-14% by volume. However, because the M.I.T. is served in a larger volume (315ml), the overall alcohol intake might be closer to that of a glass of wine.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the M.I.T. cocktail?

Due to its vibrant color and energetic ingredients, the M.I.T. cocktail is perfect for festive occasions, summer parties, or any lively gatherings where a refreshing and visually striking drink is desired. Its ingredients also make it a great choice for events celebrating innovation or technology themes.

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