Salsa Monkey
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Salsa Monkey
Cocktail recipe

Rating

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The Salsa Monkey is a relatively simple cocktail that combines the familiar sweetness and fizz of cola with the tropical notes of white rum and banana liqueur. Typically served in ... more The Salsa Monkey is a relatively simple cocktail that combines the familiar sweetness and fizz of cola with the tropical notes of white rum and banana liqueur. Typically served in a highball glass over ice, it offers a refreshing option with a flavor profile that leans towards the playful and sweet. The addition of banana liqueur gives this beverage a fruity twist, making it a unique choice for those looking to experiment with classic cola and rum combinations. Despite its playful name, the Salsa Monkey delivers a straightforward, sweet drink experience that can be enjoyed in relaxed settings.
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Base ingredient
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White rum
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7.14% | 2.25 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Salsa Monkey

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a highball glass with ice
Stir and serve

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

·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the white rum in the Salsa Monkey with another type of rum?

Yes, you can substitute the white rum with another type of rum, such as spiced rum or dark rum, for a different flavor profile. Keep in mind that these substitutions may alter the original taste and color of the Salsa Monkey cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing ideas for the Salsa Monkey cocktail?

For the Salsa Monkey, consider garnishing with a slice of banana or a lime wheel to complement its tropical flavor. A sprig of mint could also add a refreshing aroma.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it important to use cold ingredients for the Salsa Monkey cocktail?

Yes, using cold ingredients for the Salsa Monkey cocktail is important to enhance its refreshing quality. Cold ingredients help maintain the cocktail's temperature and prevent it from becoming diluted too quickly.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Salsa Monkey cocktail?

The Salsa Monkey cocktail is best served in a highball glass with plenty of ice. Stirring the ingredients well before serving ensures a well-blended drink. Optionally, you can top it with a splash of soda for a little fizz.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Salsa Monkey compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 7.14%, the Salsa Monkey falls into the lower to moderate range of alcohol content for cocktails. Standard cocktails generally have an alcohol content between 10% and 15%, making the Salsa Monkey a lighter option.

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