Mean Green
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Mean Green
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.59 / 5
The Mean Green cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing drink with a unique color and a mix of fruity and tart flavors. Served in a highball glass, this drink combines ... more The Mean Green cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing drink with a unique color and a mix of fruity and tart flavors. Served in a highball glass, this drink combines the richness of dark rum with the tangy sweetness of lemonade. It's further enhanced by the sharp taste of apple schnapps and the mellow flavor of peach juice, creating a balanced yet invigorating beverage. The Mean Green is a fantastic choice for those who enjoy a cocktail that offers a mix of sweetness and a subtle kick, making it suitable for a variety of occasions, especially during warm weather.
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Dark rum
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4.75% | 1.43 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Mean Green

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add dark rum, peach juice and Apple Sour Puss to a highball glass with ice
Top up glass with lemonade
Stir and serve

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

·  Sour  ·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute peach juice in the Mean Green cocktail?

Yes, if peach juice is not available, you can substitute it with apricot juice or nectarine juice for a similar fruity sweetness. Keep in mind that the substitution might slightly alter the original taste of the Mean Green cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Mean Green cocktail?

The Mean Green cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass. You can enhance its presentation by garnishing it with a slice of lime or a sprig of mint for a refreshing look and added aroma.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Mean Green?

For the Mean Green cocktail, a lime wheel, mint leaves, or even a thin slice of green apple are great garnishing choices. These garnishes complement the drink's fruity and refreshing profile and can enhance its visual appeal.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What are the best occasions to serve the Mean Green cocktail?

The Mean Green cocktail, with its refreshing and fruity flavor profile, is particularly suited for summer gatherings, outdoor barbecues, or any casual event where a light and refreshing alcoholic beverage is desired. Its vibrant color and taste make it a hit for poolside parties or as a fun drink to enjoy on a warm day.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Mean Green compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 4.75%, the Mean Green is relatively light in comparison to many classic cocktails. For example, a typical Margarita may have an alcohol content around 13-15%, making the Mean Green a gentler choice for those seeking a less potent cocktail option.

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