Sunset Paradise
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Sunset Paradise
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.71 / 5
The Sunset Paradise is a tropical cocktail that conjures images of golden sunsets and sandy beaches. This delightful drink features the sweet and creamy flavor of coconut rum harmoniously blended ... more The Sunset Paradise is a tropical cocktail that conjures images of golden sunsets and sandy beaches. This delightful drink features the sweet and creamy flavor of coconut rum harmoniously blended with the tangy sweetness of pineapple juice and the citrus zest of orange juice. A splash of grenadine not only adds a touch of sweetness but also gives the drink a layered, sunset-like appearance. Typically served in a highball glass, the Sunset Paradise is a refreshing option for those who enjoy fruit-forward beverages and the evocative taste of the tropics.
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Coconut rum
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5.71% | 2.4 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Sunset Paradise

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add vodka, Malibu, orange juice, pineapple juice and a dash of grenadine to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a highball glass over ice and serve

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

·  Dash  ·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Sunset Paradise cocktail?

The Sunset Paradise cocktail is best served in a highball glass, chilled to enhance its tropical flavors. To serve, first fill the glass with ice, then pour in the cocktail that has been shaken with ice to ensure it is cold. Garnishing with a slice of pineapple or an orange wheel can add to its visual appeal and introduce a refreshing aroma.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Sunset Paradise?

For the Sunset Paradise, tropical or citrus garnishes complement its flavor profile beautifully. Consider using a lime wheel, pineapple slice, or an orange twist. Adding a cherry or a small umbrella can also enhance its tropical theme and make the presentation more visually appealing.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Sunset Paradise?

Sunset Paradise, with its fruity and tropical profile, is perfect for summer parties, beach gatherings, or any outdoor event that calls for refreshing and visually attractive drinks. It's also a great choice for themed occasions, like a Caribbean night, or simply to bring a touch of paradise to a casual get-together.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Sunset Paradise, and how is it made?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of Sunset Paradise can easily be made by omitting the coconut rum and vodka. Substitute these with equal parts of coconut water or additional pineapple juice to maintain the tropical flavor profile. Still use the grenadine to achieve the signature sunset look. Serve chilled in a highball glass.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Sunset Paradise compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 5.71%, Sunset Paradise falls into the lower range of alcohol content for cocktails. Most classic cocktails have a higher alcohol content, typically ranging from 10% to 25%. This makes Sunset Paradise a lighter option, ideal for those preferring a less potent drink or wishing to enjoy a few over the course of an evening without heavy alcohol consumption.

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