Suck Me Sideways!
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Suck Me Sideways!
Cocktail recipe

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The Suck Me Sideways! cocktail is a vibrant and citrusy drink, combining the orange liqueur sweetness of Cointreau with the tartness of fresh orange juice. This fruity base is given ... more The Suck Me Sideways! cocktail is a vibrant and citrusy drink, combining the orange liqueur sweetness of Cointreau with the tartness of fresh orange juice. This fruity base is given a deeper, more complex flavor profile with the addition of blackcurrant vodka, which contributes a rich berry note. The cocktail is finished off with a splash of lemon-lime soda, adding effervescence and crispness that makes the drink refreshing and easy to sip. The Suck Me Sideways! finds a perfect balance between sweet, tart, and fizzy components, making it a colorful concoction served in a cocktail glass, often enjoyed in social settings for its playful name and delightful taste.
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Blackcurrant vodka
Alcohol content
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7.27% | 2.4 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Suck Me Sideways!

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Cointreau, Absolut Kurrant and orange juice to cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well
Pour into the glass and top up with bitter lemon and ice, then serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute blackcurrant vodka in Suck Me Sideways! cocktail with another type of vodka?

Yes, you can substitute blackcurrant vodka with another flavored vodka that complements the citrus notes of the cocktail, such as raspberry or blueberry vodka. If you prefer a less fruity profile, plain vodka can also work, but consider adding a splash of blackcurrant syrup or liqueur to maintain the intended flavor profile.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for Suck Me Sideways! cocktail?

A slice of orange or a twist of orange peel would complement the citrus notes of the cocktail beautifully. For an added touch, consider incorporating a few blackcurrants or a sprig of mint as garnish to enhance its visual appeal and introduce a fresh aroma.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a specific technique to shaking Suck Me Sideways! cocktail?

Yes, to properly mix and chill Suck Me Sideways!, it's recommended to fill a shaker with ice, add the Cointreau, blackcurrant vodka, and orange juice, and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This ensures the cocktail is well-chilled and the flavors are blended. Add the lemon-lime soda after shaking and gently stir to incorporate, to preserve its carbonation.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving Suck Me Sideways!?

Suck Me Sideways! is best served in a cocktail glass, also known as a martini glass, to highlight its vibrant color and sophisticated appeal. The wide rim of the cocktail glass also allows for an optimal scent experience, enhancing the citrus and blackcurrant aromas.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Suck Me Sideways! compare to that of a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 7.27%, Suck Me Sideways! is on the lighter side compared to many standard cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume (ABV). Its lower ABV makes it a suitable choice for those preferring a milder cocktail experience, especially ideal for social sipping occasions.

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