Turbo Cider
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Turbo Cider
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.61 / 5
The Turbo Cider is a bold and vibrant cocktail that combines the crispness of traditional cider with the sweetness of blue WKD and the spicy kick of Aftershock (Blue), which ... more The Turbo Cider is a bold and vibrant cocktail that combines the crispness of traditional cider with the sweetness of blue WKD and the spicy kick of Aftershock (Blue), which contributes a set of complex flavors and a striking blue color. This beverage is typically served in a pint glass, suggesting its popularity in larger servings suitable for relaxed sipping over extended periods. The contrasting sweet and sharp notes make it a unique choice for those looking to explore combinations outside of the classic cocktail realm. With its visually appealing hue and layered taste profile, Turbo Cider appeals to adventurous drinkers looking for something unconventional and full of character.
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Aftershock (Blue)
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5.82% | 3.38 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Turbo Cider

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Get half a pint of Strongbow and add a bottle of WKD Blue
Take a sip then drop a shot glass of Aftershock slowly in to the bottom of the glass, then serve


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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Turbo Cider compare to a standard beer?

The alcohol content of Turbo Cider is approximately 5.82%, which is slightly higher than the average alcohol content of standard beers, which typically ranges from 4% to 6%. This means Turbo Cider can be slightly stronger than many beers, depending on the specific brand and type of beer being compared.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended way to serve Turbo Cider?

Turbo Cider is best served cold in a pint glass. As it is not meant to be shaken or stirred, simply pour the ingredients in the correct proportions directly into the glass. The unique combination of Aftershock Blue, WKD Blue, and cider brings out its distinctive flavor when chilled.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular variations of Turbo Cider?

While Turbo Cider has a specific recipe, you can experiment with it by adjusting the proportions of its ingredients or by swapping WKD Blue or Aftershock Blue with their different flavored versions to suit your taste. Some might also add a slice of lime or lemon for an extra zest, although this is not traditional.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with Turbo Cider?

Given its unique taste, Turbo Cider pairs well with casual, hearty foods such as burgers, barbecue, or pizza. The effervescence and sweetness can complement spicy dishes or fatty, greasy meals by providing a refreshing contrast.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Why are Aftershock Blue and WKD Blue used in Turbo Cider?

Aftershock Blue and WKD Blue are used in Turbo Cider primarily for their unique flavors and vibrant colors. Aftershock Blue adds a spicy cinnamon taste with a cool after-effect, while WKD Blue offers a fruity and somewhat tropical flavor. Their inclusion in Turbo Cider not only contributes to its distinctive taste profile but also its eye-catching appearance.

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