The Smurf #2
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The Smurf #2
Cocktail recipe

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3.52 / 5
The Smurf #2 is a vibrant, playful cocktail known for its striking blue color, reminiscent of the blue hue of the beloved cartoon characters it's named after. This refreshing beverage ... more The Smurf #2 is a vibrant, playful cocktail known for its striking blue color, reminiscent of the blue hue of the beloved cartoon characters it's named after. This refreshing beverage combines the crisp tartness of lemonade with the smooth strength of vodka, and it's sweetened by a hint of orange liqueur. The distinctive blue shade comes from the addition of WKD Blue, a brightly colored alcopop. Overall, The Smurf #2 offers a sweet and citrusy flavor profile with a festive appearance, typically served in a highball glass for a casual yet eye-catching presentation. It's a whimsical choice for themed parties or simply for those who enjoy a sweet, fruit-forward cocktail with a touch of nostalgia.
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7.84% | 4.55 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a The Smurf #2

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Bols blue curaçao and Smirnoff vodka to a cocktail shaker with crushed ice
Shake well and strain into a tall glass
Top up with lemonade and WKD Blue, and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake The Smurf #2 cocktail?

To properly shake The Smurf #2 cocktail, start by adding the vodka, WKD blue, and blue Curaçao into a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds to chill and mix the ingredients well. Then strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice and top up with lemonade. This method ensures a cold, well-mixed drink with a smooth texture.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute something else for Blue Curaçao in The Smurf #2?

Yes, if Blue Curaçao is unavailable, you can use another blue liqueur like Blue Bols to maintain the color theme. If the color is not a concern, triple sec or orange Curaçao can be used as substitutes; they will provide a similar orange flavor profile but will alter the drink's color.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The Smurf #2?

The best way to serve The Smurf #2 is in a highball glass filled with ice, ensuring it's cold and refreshing. Since it's a visually appealing drink, using a transparent glass highlights its vibrant blue color, making it not only tasteful but also aesthetically pleasing. Optionally, a slice of lemon or a cherry could be added as a garnish for an extra touch.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of The Smurf #2 compare to a standard cocktail?

The Smurf #2 has an alcohol content of 7.84%, which is slightly lower than the average for cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 15% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes The Smurf #2 a moderately strong drink, suitable for those who prefer a less potent cocktail experience.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some creative garnishing ideas for The Smurf #2?

For The Smurf #2, consider garnishing with a twist of lemon peel or a couple of fresh berries to add a pop of color and subtle flavor contrast. Edible flowers or a sprig of mint can also add a visually striking element to the drink. These garnishes not only enhance the visual appeal but can complement the flavors of the cocktail.

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