Mimi
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Mimi
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.95 / 5
The Mimi cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing beverage that combines the crispness of cider with the smooth strength of vodka, topped with the fruity zest of WKD Blue, a ... more The Mimi cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing beverage that combines the crispness of cider with the smooth strength of vodka, topped with the fruity zest of WKD Blue, a popular British alcopop. Designed to be enjoyed in casual settings, this drink is often served in a pint glass, emphasizing its laid-back, party-ready character. Its color is visually striking, thanks to the distinctive bright blue of the WKD Blue, making the Mimi both a taste experience and a visual delight for those who enjoy a sweet and tangy punch in their cocktail.
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10.95% | 3.61 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Mimi combines vodka and cider with a splash of WKD blue for a visually striking and tasteful experience that caters to a fun-loving, casual drinking environment. This cocktail blends simplicity with a festive touch, creating a pleasingly sweet-tart drink that's sure to captivate those in a light-hearted mood.

Method
How to make a Mimi

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir half a pint of cider, two shots of vodka and half a bottle of WKD Blue together in a pint glass and serve

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Mimi cocktail to enhance its flavor?

The Mimi cocktail is best served cold in a pint glass. Pour the vodka first, then add the WKD blue, and finally top it with cider to ensure a thorough mix of flavors. Stir gently to combine without vigorously shaking to maintain the integrity of the cider's carbonation. Serve immediately.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another flavored alcoholic beverage for WKD blue in a Mimi cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute WKD blue with another flavored alcoholic beverage that has a similar sweet and fruity profile. Options like Smirnoff Ice or any blueberry or berry-flavored alcopop can work well. Keep in mind that the substitution may alter the final taste and color of the Mimi cocktail.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it essential to stir a Mimi cocktail, or can it be shaken?

For the Mimi cocktail, it is recommended to stir the ingredients rather than shaking. Stirring combines the vodka, WKD blue, and cider gently, helping to maintain the cider's carbonation and preventing the drink from becoming overly aerated, which can affect its texture and presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Mimi compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 10.95%, the Mimi cocktail is moderately strong. This is higher than light cocktails like a standard Mimosa or Pimm's Cup, which are under 10%, but lower than stronger cocktails like a Long Island Iced Tea or a Martini, which can exceed 20% alcohol by volume (ABV). It strikes a balance, making it suitable for those who prefer a middle-ground in terms of strength.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving a Mimi cocktail?

The Mimi cocktail, with its unique blend of vodka, WKD blue, and cider, is ideal for casual gatherings, summer parties, or as a refreshing drink option at BBQs. Its sweet and fruity profile makes it a hit among those who enjoy vibrant, flavorful cocktails without the strong alcohol bite, making it versatile for various social settings.

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