Nellie’s Frog
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Nellie’s Frog
Cocktail recipe

Rating

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The cocktail known as Nellie’s Frog is a vibrant and refreshingly sweet beverage that combines the crisp, citrus flavor of Smirnoff Ice with the fruity punch of WKD Blue. Served ... more The cocktail known as Nellie’s Frog is a vibrant and refreshingly sweet beverage that combines the crisp, citrus flavor of Smirnoff Ice with the fruity punch of WKD Blue. Served in a pint glass, this effervescent drink offers a playful twist on the ready-to-drink category, presenting a blue-hued concoction reminiscent of tropical leisure. With its uncomplicated preparation and casual presentation, Nellie’s Frog caters to those looking for a simple yet enjoyable drinking experience, often favored in relaxed and informal settings.
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Smirnoff Ice
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4.25% | 2.81 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Nellie’s Frog

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a bottle of WKD Blue, a bottle of Smirnoff Ice and a bottle of watermelon Bacardi Breezer to a jug
Stir well then pour into a pint glass to serve
~ Recipe is enough for a pitcher, or two pint glasses. ~

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Nellie’s Frog to enhance its taste?

Nellie’s Frog is best served cold in a pint glass. Ensuring that both the Smirnoff Ice and the WKD blue are chilled before mixing will enhance the taste. It is recommended to stir the ingredients gently after pouring them into the glass to maintain their fizzy quality.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving Nellie’s Frog?

Given its unique mix and playful name, Nellie’s Frog is most suitable for casual gatherings, summer parties, or as a fun novelty drink for themed events. Its bright color and sweet taste make it a hit for light-hearted celebrations.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Nellie’s Frog compare to that of a standard beer?

Nellie’s Frog has an alcohol content of 4.25%, which places it very close to the average alcohol by volume (ABV) of many standard beers, which typically range from 4% to 6%. It's a good alternative for those looking for something different but with a similar alcohol level.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular customizations for Nellie’s Frog to suit personal tastes?

While Nellie’s Frog follows a simple recipe, it can be customized by adding fruit garnishes like lime wedges or berries for added freshness and a pop of color. For a sweeter twist, a splash of lemonade or a fruit-flavored syrup can be added.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can any ingredients be substituted in Nellie’s Frog if WKD blue or Smirnoff Ice aren’t available?

If WKD blue or Smirnoff Ice aren’t available, similar alternatives could include any blue-colored, fruit-flavored alcopop for WKD blue, and any lemon-lime flavored alcopop or clear lemonade with a splash of vodka for Smirnoff Ice. The goal is to maintain the color and fruity, fizzy characteristics of the original cocktail.

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