Screaming Banana
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Screaming Banana
Cocktail recipe

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The Screaming Banana is a tropical cocktail that harmoniously blends the sweetness of banana with the refreshing zest of pineapple and orange juices. Served in a classic cocktail glass, this ... more The Screaming Banana is a tropical cocktail that harmoniously blends the sweetness of banana with the refreshing zest of pineapple and orange juices. Served in a classic cocktail glass, this drink is known for its vibrant, fruity flavor profile, with the creme de banane liqueur imparting a rich, unmistakable banana taste that's both indulgent and invigorating. The Screaming Banana's vivacious palate makes it a popular choice among those who enjoy a luscious, exotic beverage with a playful twist. Its light and cheerful character is often associated with summertime festivities and casual social gatherings.
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Base ingredient
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Creme De Banane
Garnish
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Pineapple, umbrella
Alcohol content
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3.75% | 0.9 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Screaming Banana

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ingredients together with ice to a cocktail shaker and shake until thoroughly chilled
Strain into a tall glass over ice cubes with a straw
Garnish with a chunk of pineapple and a cocktail umbrella and serve
~ You can make the drink stronger without harming the taste by adding vodka. ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Creme De Banane in the Screaming Banana cocktail?

Yes, if you can't find Creme De Banane or prefer a different flavor, you can substitute it with banana liqueur or even a banana-flavored syrup for a non-alcoholic version. The taste profile will change slightly, but it will still retain its banana essence.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Screaming Banana cocktail?

A slice of fresh banana or a pineapple wedge makes excellent garnishes for the Screaming Banana cocktail. You can also add a cherry for a pop of color or a sprinkle of grated nutmeg for an aromatic touch.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Screaming Banana cocktail?

The Screaming Banana cocktail is best served chilled in a cocktail glass. It's important to shake the ingredients with ice before straining into the glass to ensure it is well-cooled. Offering it with a straw can also enhance the drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Screaming Banana compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 3.75%, the Screaming Banana is considered to be on the lower end of the alcoholic spectrum compared to many classic cocktails. This makes it a lighter choice, ideal for those who prefer a milder cocktail.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Screaming Banana cocktail?

The Screaming Banana, with its fun name and tropical flavors, is perfect for summer parties, beach gatherings, or any casual event where a refreshing, light alcoholic beverage is desired. Its playful nature makes it a hit at themed parties or as a conversation starter.

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