The Lurve Monkey
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The Lurve Monkey
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.62 / 5
The Lurve Monkey is a dessert-like cocktail that intermingles the creaminess of milk and vanilla ice cream with the richness of white rum and the nutty sweetness of amaretto. Enhanced ... more The Lurve Monkey is a dessert-like cocktail that intermingles the creaminess of milk and vanilla ice cream with the richness of white rum and the nutty sweetness of amaretto. Enhanced by the tropical essence of crème de banane and a hint of vanilla essence, this creamy concoction serves up a playful blend of flavors that is reminiscent of a banana split with a tipsy twist. Served in a cocktail glass, The Lurve Monkey presents a luxurious and indulgent experience for those who enjoy a sweet, creamy cocktail with layers of complex flavors and a subtle alcoholic warmth.
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Base ingredient
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White rum
Alcohol content
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7.67% | 1.65 units *

Method
How to make a The Lurve Monkey

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Mix a dash of amaretto, the crème de banane, the milk, a dash of vanilla essence, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and the white rum to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

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

·  Dash  ·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best glass to serve The Lurve Monkey in?

The best glass to serve The Lurve Monkey in is a cocktail glass, as recommended. This helps to enhance the presentation and the overall drinking experience, making it visually appealing and easy to enjoy.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute milk with a non-dairy alternative in The Lurve Monkey?

Yes, you can substitute milk with a non-dairy alternative in The Lurve Monkey. Almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk make good alternatives, providing a similar texture with a slight variation in flavor that complements the other ingredients.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Should The Lurve Monkey cocktail be shaken or stirred?

The Lurve Monkey cocktail should be shaken. This preparation method helps to thoroughly mix the ingredients, particularly the vanilla ice cream, creating a perfectly smooth and well-incorporated beverage.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in The Lurve Monkey compare to a standard cocktail?

The alcohol content in The Lurve Monkey is about 7.67%, which is relatively low compared to many standard cocktails that can range from 10% to 25% alcohol by volume. This makes The Lurve Monkey a lighter option, suitable for those preferring a less potent drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving The Lurve Monkey?

The Lurve Monkey, with its unique blend of flavors and creamy texture, is most suitable for dessert or romantic themed occasions. Its playful name and sweet taste make it perfect for Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or any event where a light-hearted, indulgent drink is desired.

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