Blue Lagoon Special
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Blue Lagoon Special
Cocktail recipe

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The Blue Lagoon Special is a refreshing and vibrant cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. It first gained popularity in the 1970s and has remained a beloved choice for ... more The Blue Lagoon Special is a refreshing and vibrant cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. It first gained popularity in the 1970s and has remained a beloved choice for cocktail lovers ever since. The main ingredients of this drink are vodka, white wine and orange liqueur. The combination of these three ingredients creates a unique blend of flavors that is sure to tantalize the taste buds. The vodka brings a smooth and crisp taste, while the white wine adds a subtle sweetness. The orange liqueur adds a bright citrus note, giving the cocktail a refreshing and zesty kick. Served over ice with a splash of lemon-lime soda, the Blue Lagoon Special is a beautiful blue color that evokes images of tropical sea waters. Whether sipping poolside or enjoying a night out with friends, this cocktail is sure to be a hit.
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Cocktail cherry
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15.44% | 4.17 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Blue Lagoon Special

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients into a highball glass with ice, giving it a quick stir
Garnish with a cherry and serve

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

·  Highball  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Blue Lagoon Special?

The Blue Lagoon Special is best served in a highball glass, cold, with plenty of ice. Garnish with a slice of lemon or a cherry for an extra touch of elegance and a splash of color.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in the Blue Lagoon Special if I don't have Blue Curaçao?

Yes, if Blue Curaçao is unavailable, you can substitute it with Triple Sec dyed with a bit of blue food coloring. It will still give you a similar flavor profile and the iconic blue color of the drink.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Blue Lagoon Special compare to a standard cocktail?

The Blue Lagoon Special has an alcohol content of 15.44%, which is slightly higher than many standard cocktails. Most cocktails have an alcohol content ranging from 10% to 15%. It's a moderately strong drink.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some customization ideas for the Blue Lagoon Special?

To customize the Blue Lagoon Special, you could add a splash of lemonade or sparkling water for a refreshing twist. Experimenting with different ratios of vodka, white wine, and Blue Curaçao can also alter the taste to suit your preference.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with the Blue Lagoon Special?

The Blue Lagoon Special, with its unique blend of flavors, pairs well with seafood dishes, particularly grilled fish or shrimp. Its refreshing nature also complements light salads and fruit-based desserts.

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