Tsunami
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Tsunami
Cocktail recipe

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The Tsunami cocktail is a vibrant and tropical concoction, comprised of a balanced blend of melon liqueur and coconut rum. Served in a shot glass, this drink capitalizes on the ... more The Tsunami cocktail is a vibrant and tropical concoction, comprised of a balanced blend of melon liqueur and coconut rum. Served in a shot glass, this drink capitalizes on the sweet, fruity notes of melon and the creamy, nutty essence of coconut to create a wave of flavors that ebb and flow with each sip. Its name evokes the powerful surge of ocean waves and hints at the bold, refreshing impact it aims to deliver. Perfect for a beach-themed party or as a fun, quick sip, the Tsunami is a colorful addition to the world of layered shots.
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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30% | 0.9 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Tsunami

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add half a shot of coconut rum to a shot glass then carefully add half a shot of Midori on top so it layers, then serve


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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Tsunami compare to other cocktails?

The Tsunami has an alcohol content of 30%, which is relatively high for its total volume of 30ml. This places it in the higher range of alcohol content compared to many classic cocktails but is in line with or slightly higher than many shot-style cocktails, which often range from 25% to 40% alcohol by volume.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve a Tsunami cocktail?

The ideal way to serve a Tsunami cocktail is cold, directly into a shot glass without shaking or stirring. This method preserves the potency and flavor profile designed for the cocktail, making it perfect for quick consumption.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Are there any popular substitutions for the ingredients in a Tsunami?

For a Tsunami, substitutions can vary based on personal taste or availability. You might replace melon liqueur with another fruity liqueur if you're looking for a different but similar taste profile. Alternatively, banana or pineapple liqueurs can offer a tropical twist. If coconut rum is not to your liking or unavailable, spiced rum or even plain white rum can provide a less sweet, more nuanced flavor profile.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving Tsunami cocktails?

Tsunami cocktails, given their high alcohol content and shot form, are particularly suited for celebratory moments or as a party starter. They are a great choice for occasions requiring a quick, strong drink that energizes the atmosphere like bachelor/bachelorette parties, college parties, or any casual gathering among friends looking for a fun drinking experience.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What foods pair well with a Tsunami cocktail?

Given the sweet and tropical nature of the Tsunami, it pairs well with spicy or salty appetizers that can balance its sweetness. Think along the lines of grilled shrimp, spicy chicken skewers, or nachos with cheese. These pairings can help cleanse the palate between sips and balance the overall flavor experience.

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