Sun Tan Lotion #2
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Sun Tan Lotion #2
Cocktail recipe

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The Sun Tan Lotion #2 is a creamy, coconut-flavored cocktail that embodies the essence of tropical leisure. It combines the smooth taste of Bailey's Irish Cream with the sweet notes ... more The Sun Tan Lotion #2 is a creamy, coconut-flavored cocktail that embodies the essence of tropical leisure. It combines the smooth taste of Bailey's Irish Cream with the sweet notes of coconut rum and the kick of tequila. This rich and indulgent concoction is often served in a lowball glass, embodying a summery vibe that can transport one's senses to a beachside getaway. The flavors are evocative of a sunscreen scent, reinforcing its playful name and making it a quirky choice for those looking to enjoy a dessert-like alcoholic beverage.
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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32.33% | 2.91 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Sun Tan Lotion #2

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into a lowball glass over ice and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake the cocktail Sun Tan Lotion #2?

To properly shake the Sun Tan Lotion #2, fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add 30ml each of Bailey's, coconut rum, and tequila, secure the lid, and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds. This combines the ingredients thoroughly, chills the mixture, and adds a slight dilution that enhances its flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving Sun Tan Lotion #2?

The ideal glassware for serving the Sun Tan Lotion #2 is a lowball glass. This choice complements the cocktail's rich and creamy texture while providing just the right capacity to enjoy its unique flavor profile without diluting its strength too much.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute anything for Bailey's in the Sun Tan Lotion #2 cocktail?

Yes, if you want to substitute Bailey's in the Sun Tan Lotion #2, consider using another type of Irish cream or a homemade alternative. While the taste might slightly differ, it will still provide the creamy texture and richness Bailey's is known for. Homemade versions often use a combination of cream, whiskey, vanilla extract, and sweetener.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Sun Tan Lotion #2 compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 32.33%, Sun Tan Lotion #2 falls into the stronger category of cocktails. It is significantly stronger than light cocktails such as a standard Mojito or a Sea Breeze, which usually contain around 10-20% alcohol by volume. It's a choice for those who prefer a cocktail with a bit more kick.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Sun Tan Lotion #2?

Given its unique name and the use of ingredients like coconut rum and Bailey's, the Sun Tan Lotion #2 is particularly suited for summer gatherings, beach parties, or any event where a playful and indulgent drink is desired. Its strong alcohol content and rich flavor make it a great option for evening socials or a themed night in.

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