Poolside Extra
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Poolside Extra
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.9 / 5
This drink is named after a strong chemical used to clean swimming pools that is blue in colour. This drink is named after a strong chemical used to clean swimming pools that is blue in colour.
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Vodka
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5.5% | 1.65 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Poolside Extra

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a tall glass pour a shot of vodka and a shot of blue curaçao
Fill the glass with large ice cubes and top up with lemonade
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Poolside Extra?

The Poolside Extra is best served in a highball glass, with plenty of ice to keep it cold. Top it up with lemonade after pouring in the vodka and Blue Curaçao. A stirrer can be provided for guests to mix their drink to their liking.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another ingredient for Blue Curaçao if I don’t have it?

Yes, if you don’t have Blue Curaçao, you can substitute it with Triple Sec or another orange-flavored liqueur. To maintain the color, you could add a drop or two of blue food coloring. However, the taste will slightly vary.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Poolside Extra?

To garnish the Poolside Extra, consider adding a slice of lemon or lime on the rim of the glass. A cherry or a sprig of mint can also add a refreshing touch and visual appeal to the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Poolside Extra compare to other cocktails?

The Poolside Extra has a relatively low alcohol content at 5.5%. This is on the lower end compared to more potent cocktails like Margaritas or Martinis. It makes the Poolside Extra a lighter option, suitable for those who prefer a milder drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Poolside Extra?

Given its refreshing and light characteristics, the Poolside Extra is perfect for summer parties, poolside gatherings, and casual outdoor events. Its vibrant color and refreshing taste make it a hit during warm weather occasions.

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