Blue Curaçao Sour
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Blue Curaçao Sour
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Blue Curaçao Sour is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that combines the flavors of citrus, berries, and a splash of sweetness. It is made with a blend of vodka, sour ... more Blue Curaçao Sour is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that combines the flavors of citrus, berries, and a splash of sweetness. It is made with a blend of vodka, sour mix, lemon-lime soda, blueberry schnapps, and orange liqueur, creating a cocktail that is both zesty and sweet. The bold blue color of the drink comes from the addition of Blue Curaçao, a popular liqueur flavored with the dried peel of the Laraha fruit. With its bright color and balanced flavors, Blue Curaçao Sour is the perfect cocktail for a hot summer day or a night out with friends. Its fruity and citrusy profile makes it a crowd pleaser and an excellent choice for those who enjoy a little sweetness in their drinks. Whether sipping by the pool or dancing at a party, Blue Curaçao Sour is sure to be a hit.
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Vodka
Alcohol content
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17.5% | 2.1 units *

Method
How to make a Blue Curaçao Sour

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients except for the 7up to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Pour into a hurricane glass and top up with 7up before serving

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

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Blue Curaçao with something else if I don't have it?

Yes, you can substitute Blue Curaçao with another orange-flavored liqueur, such as Triple Sec or Cointreau. However, these alternatives will not give the cocktail its distinctive blue color. You might add a drop of blue food coloring for aesthetics if desired.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Blue Curaçao Sour?

The Blue Curaçao Sour is best served in a hurricane glass, chilled. Garnishing with a slice of orange or a maraschino cherry can add to its visual appeal and enhance the flavor profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Blue Curaçao Sour compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 17.5%, the Blue Curaçao Sour falls into the moderate range of cocktail strengths. It's stronger than light cocktails like a Mimosa (around 10% alcohol) but less potent than high-abv options like a Martini (up to 30% alcohol).

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Should the Blue Curaçao Sour be shaken or stirred?

The Blue Curaçao Sour is best prepared by shaking. This technique ensures that the ingredients are well mixed, the cocktail is properly chilled, and it helps to introduce a slight aerated texture which enhances the overall drinking experience.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Blue Curaçao Sour to make it less sweet?

To make the Blue Curaçao Sour less sweet, you can reduce the amount of sour mix and Blue Curaçao, or increase the vodka portion. Another option is to add a splash of club soda to dilute the sweetness while adding a fizzy texture.

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