Blue Ice
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Blue Ice
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The Blue Ice cocktail is a refreshing and flavorful drink that combines the smooth and crisp taste of vodka with the sweet and tangy flavors of lemonade and orange liqueur. ... more The Blue Ice cocktail is a refreshing and flavorful drink that combines the smooth and crisp taste of vodka with the sweet and tangy flavors of lemonade and orange liqueur. This cocktail was created as a variation of the famous Blue Hawaiian, with a twist of using vodka instead of rum. The main ingredient, vodka, adds a clean and neutral flavor to the cocktail, while the lemonade brings a refreshing and slightly sour taste. The orange liqueur adds a subtle hint of citrus and complements the other ingredients perfectly. The blue color of the cocktail comes from the addition of blue curaçao, giving it a playful and eye-catching appearance. This cocktail is a perfect choice for those looking for a fruity and balanced beverage to sip on during a warm summer day.
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9.5% | 2.85 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Blue Ice

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add some ice to a tall glass, add the shots of vodka and top up with lemonade
Add the shot of blue curaçao and watch the mixture turn a beautiful blue before serving


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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Blue Ice cocktail?

The Blue Ice cocktail is best served in a highball glass. To enhance its aesthetic and cold nature, ensure the glass is well-chilled before serving. Add ice to the glass before pouring in the mixed ingredients for an extra refreshing experience.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute something else for Blue Curaçao in a Blue Ice cocktail?

Yes, if Blue Curaçao isn't available, you can substitute it with a combination of triple sec or another clear orange liqueur and a few drops of blue food coloring to achieve the signature blue color. However, this may slightly alter the flavor profile of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Blue Ice cocktail compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 9.5%, the Blue Ice cocktail sits on the lower end of the spectrum compared to more potent cocktails like a Long Island Iced Tea. However, it's slightly stronger than light cocktails such as a Mimosa.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with a Blue Ice cocktail?

For garnishing a Blue Ice cocktail, consider using a slice of lemon or a twist of lemon peel to complement its citrusy notes. A cherry or a sprig of mint can also add a nice touch of color contrast and enhance its visual appeal.

SEASONAL_TIME_RECOMMENDATIONS

Is there a best season or time of year to enjoy a Blue Ice cocktail?

The Blue Ice cocktail, with its refreshing and cold characteristics, is ideally suited for hot summer months or springtime. Its bright color and refreshing taste make it a perfect choice for poolside sipping or as a cooling beverage during warm weather gatherings.

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