Pea Soup
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Pea Soup
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The Pea Soup cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing beverage that combines the clear, smooth taste of vodka with the sweet citrus burst of orange juice, complemented by the subtle ... more The Pea Soup cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing beverage that combines the clear, smooth taste of vodka with the sweet citrus burst of orange juice, complemented by the subtle hints of complexity from orange liqueur. Served in a pint glass, this cocktail is usually enjoyed cold and presents a mix of flavors that are both fruity and spirited. The name "Pea Soup" might suggest something savory, but this drink is firmly on the sweeter, fruitier side of the spectrum, making for a delightful and easy-drinking experience.
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8.92% | 1.65 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Pea Soup

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add vodka to half pint glass then add small measure of blue curaçao
Then add a bottle of orange juice mixer and a dash of lemonade
Stir and serve
~ Ice is optional. ~

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·  Mixer  ·  Dash  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Pea Soup cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The Pea Soup cocktail is best served cold in a pint glass. After stirring the ingredients together, including vodka, orange juice, lemonade, and Blue Curaçao, gently pour the mixture over ice. The chill not only enhances the flavors but also makes the cocktail more refreshing, especially during warm weather.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in the Pea Soup cocktail if I don't have them on hand?

Certainly! If you're missing Blue Curaçao, you can substitute it with another citrus-flavored liqueur; though the unique color might change, the taste profile will remain similar. For a non-alcoholic version, you can use blue food coloring in water in place of Blue Curaçao and a non-alcoholic spirit alternative for vodka.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it crucial to stir the Pea Soup cocktail rather than shaking it?

Yes, for the Pea Soup cocktail, stirring is preferred over shaking. Stirring gently combines the ingredients, preventing too much dilution and preserving the delicate balance of flavors among vodka, orange juice, lemonade, and Blue Curaçao. Shaking could overly aerate the mix, affecting its texture and appearance.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Pea Soup compare to that of other popular cocktails?

The Pea Soup cocktail has an alcohol content of 8.92%, which places it on the lower end of the alcohol spectrum compared to many classic cocktails. For instance, a Margarita typically has an alcohol content around 13-15%, making Pea Soup a lighter option perfect for those seeking a milder alcoholic beverage.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Pea Soup cocktail?

Given its unique color and refreshing taste, the Pea Soup cocktail lends itself well to summertime gatherings, pool parties, or casual get-togethers. Its visually striking appearance makes it a fun conversation starter, while its lighter alcohol content makes it a suitable choice for extended social events.

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