One In The Eye
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One In The Eye
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.5 / 5
The One In The Eye is a citrus-forward cocktail that combines the tanginess of fresh lemon and lime juices with the rich depth of dark rum. Complemented by the sweetness ... more The One In The Eye is a citrus-forward cocktail that combines the tanginess of fresh lemon and lime juices with the rich depth of dark rum. Complemented by the sweetness of lemonade and the subtle complexity of lemon liqueur, this drink offers a refreshing blend of flavors with a tropical twist. Served in a cocktail glass and traditionally garnished with a strawberry, the One In The Eye provides a balance of sweet and sour notes, making it a lively choice for those who appreciate citrus-infused concoctions. Its presentation and garnish add a touch of elegance to this easy-sipping beverage.
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Base ingredient
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Dark rum
Garnish
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Strawberry
Alcohol content
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4.58% | 0.82 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a One In The Eye

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Squeeze the lime and lemon juice into a glass with the limoncello and rum and stir
Add a few ice cubes and then the lemonade
Garnish with a strawberry on the rim of the glass and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Garnish  ·  Rim  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly stir the One In The Eye cocktail?

To properly stir the One In The Eye cocktail, first, add the dark rum, lemon liqueur, and the juice from the quarter lemon and half lime into the cocktail glass. Then, fill the glass with ice and pour the lemonade over the top. Use a long spoon to gently stir the mixture for about 20-30 seconds to chill and combine the flavors without diluting the cocktail too much.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the One In The Eye cocktail?

The One In The Eye cocktail is best served in a chilled cocktail glass. Before pouring the cocktail, you can chill the glass in the freezer for about 15 minutes or fill it with ice and water for a quick chill. This ensures the drink stays cold longer. Serve immediately after stirring to enjoy its refreshing quality.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the One In The Eye cocktail?

For the One In The Eye cocktail, a slice of lemon or lime works well as a garnish. Additionally, a sprig of fresh mint or a twist of lemon peel can add a visually appealing touch and a fragrant aroma, enhancing the overall drinking experience.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of rum in the One In The Eye cocktail?

Yes, while the original recipe calls for dark rum, you can substitute it with light rum if you prefer a milder rum flavor. Another option is spiced rum, which can add an additional layer of flavor to the cocktail. Keep in mind that substituting the type of rum may slightly alter the flavor profile of the drink.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the One In The Eye cocktail?

Yes, you can make a non-alcoholic version of the One In The Eye cocktail by substituting the dark rum and lemon liqueur with non-alcoholic alternatives. You can use a non-alcoholic rum alternative and a lemon syrup or non-alcoholic lemon-flavored spirit. Adjust the quantities to taste, and enjoy a refreshing mocktail version of this cocktail.

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