One Of Those
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One Of Those
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The cocktail "One Of Those" combines the tropical flavors of coconut rum and melon liqueur with the refreshing taste of orange juice, creating a fruity and vibrant mix. This drink ... more The cocktail "One Of Those" combines the tropical flavors of coconut rum and melon liqueur with the refreshing taste of orange juice, creating a fruity and vibrant mix. This drink typically has a bright, refreshing palate with the sweetness of the melon liqueur harmonizing with the creamy notes of coconut, while the orange juice adds a zesty acidity to balance the concoction. It is served in a highball glass, which allows for plenty of ice to keep the drink cold and dilutes it to a pleasant sipping strength, enhancing its reputation as a delightful, casual beverage that might be sipped on a sunny beach or during a laid-back gathering.
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Coconut rum
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6% | 1.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a One Of Those

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir together the Midori and the Malibu in the glass over ice
Top up with orange juice before serving

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is One Of Those stirred and not shaken?

Stirring is a gentler technique than shaking, used for cocktails where clarity and a smooth texture are desired. For 'One Of Those', stirring helps to integrate the coconut rum and melon liqueur with the orange juice without creating the froth or air bubbles that shaking would, preserving a clear appearance and ensuring a smooth, well-blended flavor.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of rum if I don't have coconut rum for making One Of Those?

Yes, you can substitute white rum or another flavored rum, such as pineapple rum, if you don't have coconut rum. Keep in mind that the replacement will alter the cocktail's flavor profile. If using unflavored white rum, consider adding a splash of coconut syrup or extract to maintain the tropical essence of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve One Of Those to guests?

One Of Those is best served in a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a slice of orange or a sprig of mint for an extra touch of freshness and elegance. This presentation emphasizes the tropical and inviting nature of the cocktail, making it an appealing choice for parties or gatherings.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some appropriate garnishes for One Of Those?

Considering its tropical and fruity flavor profile, One Of Those can be garnished with a variety of items such as a slice of orange, a cherry, a lime wheel, or a sprig of mint. These garnishes not only add to the visual appeal of the drink but also complement its flavors, enhancing the overall drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in One Of Those compare to other tropical cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 6%, 'One Of Those' falls into the lower range of alcohol by volume (ABV) for tropical cocktails. Many tropical drinks, like Mai Tais or Pina Coladas, typically have a higher ABV, ranging from 10 to 15%. This makes 'One Of Those' a lighter option, suitable for those preferring a less potent but still flavorful cocktail.

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