Um Bongo
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Um Bongo
Cocktail recipe

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3.86 / 5
The apple juice serves to cut the sweetness of the pineapple in this, and the orange vodka gives a subtle kick to the recipe. The apple juice serves to cut the sweetness of the pineapple in this, and the orange vodka gives a subtle kick to the recipe.
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Base ingredient
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Orange vodka
Garnish
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Pineapple
Alcohol content
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2.53% | 1.27 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Um Bongo

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill the glass with ice
Add the Passoa and orange vodka, then top with equal parts apple and pineapple juice and stir
Garnish with a wedge of pineapple and serve

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·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of vodka if I don't have orange vodka for making an Um Bongo?

Yes, you can use plain vodka as a substitute for orange vodka when making an Um Bongo. To maintain the fruity flavor profile, consider adding a splash of orange juice or a few drops of orange extract to mimic the citrus notes of orange vodka.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Do I need any special equipment to prepare an Um Bongo?

No special equipment is needed to prepare an Um Bongo cocktail. A spoon or stirrer to mix the ingredients and a highball glass for serving are all that's required, as the drink is simply stirred, not shaken.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in an Um Bongo compare to a typical cocktail?

The alcohol content of an Um Bongo is relatively low at 2.53%, making it lighter in alcohol compared to many classic cocktails which often have an alcohol content ranging from 10% to 25%. It's a good option for those seeking a milder drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve an Um Bongo?

An Um Bongo is best served cold in a highball glass. It can be further enhanced by adding ice and garnishing with a slice of orange or a cocktail umbrella to complement its tropical theme and flavors.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving an Um Bongo?

Given its light alcohol content and refreshing, fruity flavor, an Um Bongo is most suitable for daytime events, summer parties, or casual get-togethers. It's a great option for those who prefer a flavorful yet less intoxicating beverage.

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