Niagra
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Niagra
Cocktail recipe

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The Niagra cocktail is a vibrant and energetic drink that marries the clear, smooth essence of vodka with the sweet and citrusy notes of orange liqueur, all brought to life ... more The Niagra cocktail is a vibrant and energetic drink that marries the clear, smooth essence of vodka with the sweet and citrusy notes of orange liqueur, all brought to life by the effervescent kick of an energy drink. Served in a highball glass, this cocktail presents a bright and zesty flavor profile that makes it perfect for those looking for a bubbly and invigorating experience. The use of an energy drink not only contributes to the unique taste but also adds a dynamic burst of energy, making it a popular choice in lively social settings or as a pick-me-up.
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5.5% | 1.65 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Niagra

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour a shot of Bols blue curaçao, a shot of vodka and a can of Red Bull into a highball glass with ice
Stir and serve

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·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another liqueur for Blue Curaçao in the Niagra cocktail?

Yes, if you don't have Blue Curaçao, you can substitute it with Triple Sec or any other orange-flavored liqueur. However, keep in mind that substituting Blue Curaçao may alter the color of the Niagra cocktail, as Blue Curaçao provides its distinctive blue color.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Niagra cocktail?

A slice of orange or a lemon twist works well with the Niagra cocktail, adding a citrusy zing that complements its flavors. Additionally, a maraschino cherry can add a pop of color and sweetness.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Niagra cocktail to impress guests?

Serving the Niagra cocktail in a well-chilled highball glass adds an extra touch of elegance. Consider chilling the glass in the freezer for a few minutes before serving. Adding a couple of ice cubes and garnishing with a slice of orange or a lemon twist can further enhance its presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Niagra cocktail compare to that of a standard beer?

The Niagra cocktail has an alcohol content of 5.5%, which is slightly higher than that of most standard beers, which typically range from 4% to 5%. This makes the Niagra a bit stronger in terms of alcohol content compared to a standard serving of beer.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Niagra cocktail, and if so, what are the ingredients?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of the Niagra can be made by substituting the vodka and Blue Curaçao with non-alcoholic alternatives such as seedlip or a blue-colored, non-alcoholic syrup for the Blue Curaçao. Use a non-alcoholic energy drink to maintain the flavor profile while eliminating the alcohol.

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