Rocky’s Delight
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Rocky’s Delight
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Rating

3.93 / 5
Rocky's Delight is a cocktail that combines the tropical flavors of coconut rum and orange juice with the clear, strong essence of vodka, all balanced by the refreshing fizz of ... more Rocky's Delight is a cocktail that combines the tropical flavors of coconut rum and orange juice with the clear, strong essence of vodka, all balanced by the refreshing fizz of lemonade. The unique addition of Stiffy Kola Kubez adds an intriguing depth, reminiscent of cola with a twist, to this vibrant mix. Typically served in a pint glass, the drink presents a substantial volume designed for sipping over a leisurely conversation or a casual get-together. Its taste profile is a delightful medley of citrus and coconut with an effervescent zing, making it a playful, fruity option for those who enjoy their cocktails with a soda kick and a complex flavor landscape.
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Coconut rum
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5.7% | 2.85 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Rocky’s Delight dazzles with its playful dance of tropical and soda flavors, where coconut rum and orange juice meet the intriguing Stiffy Kola Kubez, creating a layered, effervescent sip. This cocktail's sweet citrus blend, complimented by a soda kick, offers a complex yet delightful treat perfect for leisurely sipping.

Method
How to make a Rocky’s Delight

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put all of the shots together in a pint glass with ice and top with the lemonade
Give it a good stir and serve
~ Double up the vodka, Malibu and Stiffy’s for an extra big kick. ~

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the Rocky’s Delight cocktail to ensure the best flavor?

To stir Rocky’s Delight properly, fill the pint glass about half full with ice, add all the liquid ingredients (coconut rum, vodka, orange juice, and Stiffy Kola Kubez) over the ice, and stir gently but thoroughly for about 20-30 seconds. This method evenly chills the drink and combines the flavors without diluting it too much. Finally, top up with lemonade and give it one last gentle stir.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Rocky’s Delight to enhance its unique taste?

Rocky’s Delight is best served in a pint glass with plenty of ice to keep it cold, and topped up with lemonade for a refreshing fizz. To enhance its unique taste, serve immediately after preparation to enjoy the perfect balance of its citrus and sweet flavors. A slice of orange or a cherry could be added for garnish, adding visual appeal and a slight aroma that complements the drink.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Rocky’s Delight compare to a standard beer?

Rocky’s Delight has an alcohol content of 5.7%, which places it in a similar range as many craft beers and slightly higher than most standard lagers, which typically hover around 4-5% alcohol by volume. This makes Rocky’s Delight a moderately strong cocktail choice, comparable to enjoying a pint of beer.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any customization ideas for Rocky’s Delight for those who prefer a sweeter or more citrusy flavor?

For a sweeter version of Rocky’s Delight, consider adding a splash more of coconut rum or a bit of simple syrup. If it’s a more citrusy flavor you’re after, increase the orange juice component or add a squeeze of fresh lime juice for an extra zesty kick. Adjustments should be made in small amounts, tasting as you go, to not overpower the balanced flavor of the original cocktail.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use if I can’t find Stiffy Kola Kubez for my Rocky’s Delight?

If Stiffy Kola Kubez is unavailable, a good substitution would be any cola-flavored liqueur or a kola syrup if you're looking for a non-alcoholic version. It adds a similar cola nut flavor to the cocktail. In absence of these, caramel syrup mixed with a dash of bitters can mimic the complex, sweet-yet-spicy flavor profile of Stiffy Kola Kubez, though the taste may slightly differ from the original recipe.

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