Twisted E
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Twisted E
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The Twisted E cocktail is a vibrant and playful drink that embodies a sweet and citrusy flavor profile. Its base ingredient is vodka that has been infused with the colorful ... more The Twisted E cocktail is a vibrant and playful drink that embodies a sweet and citrusy flavor profile. Its base ingredient is vodka that has been infused with the colorful essence of Skittles, giving it a unique and fruity taste. This is complemented by the sharp tang of lime juice and the sweet, orange liqueur notes of Triple Sec. The addition of lemonade provides a refreshing, bubbly lift, while a touch of sugar balances the drink with a final note of sweetness. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Twisted E offers a whimsical twist on classic citrus cocktails, appealing to those who enjoy a sweet and zesty beverage experience.
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25.95% | 4.8 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Twisted E

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Make “Skittles vodka” by soaking Skittles in vodka
Pour the Skittle vodka, triple sec, lime juice and sugar into a cocktail shaker
Continue to shake three or four times after the shaker goes frosty to ensure the sugar is broken down
Pour all the contents of the shaker (including the ice) inot a highball glass
Top up about two or three centimetres of the glass with lemonade, then serve

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·  Shake  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake the Twisted E cocktail to blend its ingredients?

To properly shake the Twisted E cocktail, fill a cocktail shaker about halfway with ice cubes. Pour in the vodka, lime juice, triple sec, and sugar. Secure the lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for about 10 to 15 seconds. This ensures the mixture is well chilled and the sugar is fully dissolved. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass and top up with lemonade.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Twisted E to enhance its flavors?

The best way to serve the Twisted E is in a chilled cocktail glass to keep the drink cold and refreshing. Before pouring the drink, you can rim the glass with sugar or a mix of sugar and lime zest for an extra touch of sweetness and zesty flavor. Adding a slice of lime or lemon on the rim as garnish can also enhance the presentation and give a hint of additional citrus aroma.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of citrus juice in the Twisted E if I don't have lime juice?

Yes, you can substitute lime juice with other citrus juices such as lemon juice or even grapefruit juice for a different flavor profile. The key is to maintain the balance between the sweetness and tartness in the cocktail. Start with an equal amount of the substitute juice and adjust according to taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Twisted E compare to other classic cocktails?

The Twisted E cocktail has an alcohol content of 25.95%, which places it in the mid-to-high range of alcohol content compared to classic cocktails. For instance, a Margarita typically has an alcohol content around 20%, while a Long Island Iced Tea can go up to 22%. Therefore, the Twisted E is on the stronger side, similar to a Martini, which can also exceed 25% alcohol content.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Twisted E that still captures its essence?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic variation of the Twisted E by replacing the vodka and triple sec with non-alcoholic substitutes like seedlip or another non-alcoholic spirit and a splash of orange extract for the triple sec flavor. Use the same amounts of lime juice and lemonade, and sweeten with sugar as needed. This version maintains the citrus and sweet profile of the original cocktail, making it enjoyable for those abstaining from alcohol.

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