Raspberry Blonde
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Raspberry Blonde
Cocktail recipe

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The Raspberry Blonde is a fruit-forward cocktail with a vivid blend of sweet and tart flavors. This drink combines the zesty citrus notes of triple sec with the deep red ... more The Raspberry Blonde is a fruit-forward cocktail with a vivid blend of sweet and tart flavors. This drink combines the zesty citrus notes of triple sec with the deep red sweetness of cranberry and grenadine, balanced by the crispness of apple juice and the sharpness of lemon juice. Vanilla vodka provides a smooth, aromatic base that complements the cocktail's berry-like characteristics. Served in a highball glass, the Raspberry Blonde is a colorful and refreshing choice, perfect for those who enjoy a cocktail with a rich tapestry of fruity flavors.
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Vanilla vodka
Alcohol content
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10% | 3 units *

Method
How to make a Raspberry Blonde

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well
Strain into a highball glass over ice and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I achieve the best results when shaking the Raspberry Blonde cocktail?

To achieve the best results, start with filling your shaker with ice, then add the Triple Sec, cranberry juice, lemon juice, grenadine, apple juice, and vanilla vodka. Shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds to chill and mix the ingredients well. This not only cools the drink but also dilutes it slightly, making it smoother to drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of vodka if I don't have vanilla vodka for the Raspberry Blonde?

Yes, you can substitute plain vodka for vanilla vodka if you don't have it. To mimic the vanilla flavor, you can add a tiny drop of pure vanilla extract to the cocktail. Start with a small amount and adjust to taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the 10% alcohol content of the Raspberry Blonde compare to other classic cocktails?

The Raspberry Blonde, with its 10% alcohol content, is on the lower end of the alcohol spectrum compared to classic cocktails like a Margarita or a Martini, which can range from 15% to as high as 30% alcohol by volume. It's a lighter option, making it suitable for those preferring a less potent drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Raspberry Blonde cocktail?

Given its light, fruity, and refreshing taste profile, the Raspberry Blonde is perfect for spring and summer gatherings, such as brunches, picnics, or pool parties. Its casual and refreshing nature makes it an excellent choice for daytime events or as a pleasant drink to enjoy in warm weather.

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