Pole-dancing Parrot
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Pole-dancing Parrot
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The Pole-dancing Parrot is a vibrant and fruity cocktail that reflects an exotic blend of flavors, perfect for those who enjoy tropical notes with a hint of tartness. It combines ... more The Pole-dancing Parrot is a vibrant and fruity cocktail that reflects an exotic blend of flavors, perfect for those who enjoy tropical notes with a hint of tartness. It combines the sweetness of coconut rum with the clear, strong kick of vodka, balanced by the freshness of orange juice and the tartness of cranberry juice. The addition of apple liqueur introduces a subtle layer of complexity, adding to the cocktail's overall fruitiness. Served in a highball glass, this colorful drink is reminiscent of a tropical paradise and is ideal for sipping on a relaxed sunny day or during a lively night out.
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Coconut rum
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5.7% | 2.85 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Pole-dancing Parrot

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour into a highball glass the shots of Malibu, vodka and Apple Sourz over ice
Top up with equal amounts of cranberry and orange juice
Give it a quick stir and serve

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

·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What is coconut rum, and how does it differ from regular rum in the Pole-dancing Parrot cocktail?

Coconut rum is a type of flavored rum infused with coconut or coconut flavoring, giving it a sweet, tropical taste distinct from regular, unflavored rum. It's used in the Pole-dancing Parrot cocktail to add a tropical, sweet flavor that complements the fruit juices.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Pole-dancing Parrot cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Pole-dancing Parrot cocktail is stirred instead of shaken to gently mix the ingredients without diluting the drink too much. Stirring helps to maintain the integrity and strength of the flavors, especially since it includes juices that don't need to be aerated through shaking.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What garnishes work well with the Pole-dancing Parrot cocktail?

For the Pole-dancing Parrot cocktail, garnishing with a slice of orange or a maraschino cherry can add a visually appealing touch and enhance its tropical theme. A small umbrella or a twist of orange peel could also complement its fun and vibrant character.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Pole-dancing Parrot compare to that of a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 5.7%, the Pole-dancing Parrot is on the lower end compared to many standard cocktails, which usually range from 10% to 25% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes it a lighter option, suitable for those seeking a less potent drink.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can the Pole-dancing Parrot cocktail be made into a non-alcoholic version?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of the Pole-dancing Parrot can be made by substituting the coconut rum, vodka, and apple liqueur with non-alcoholic alternatives or by simply omitting the alcoholic components and increasing the amounts of orange and cranberry juices. You can also add a splash of non-alcoholic coconut flavor or apple juice to maintain the tropical taste.

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