Brazilian Sunrise
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Brazilian Sunrise
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Rating

4.5 / 5
The Brazilian Sunrise cocktail is a vibrant and effervescent drink that vividly captures the lively spirit and colorful landscapes of Brazil. Served in a highball glass, this refreshing beverage is ... more The Brazilian Sunrise cocktail is a vibrant and effervescent drink that vividly captures the lively spirit and colorful landscapes of Brazil. Served in a highball glass, this refreshing beverage is a harmonious blend of sweet and tangy flavors. It features a sumptuous combination of apple liqueur and vanilla vodka that provides a smooth and fruity base. These are paired with a bubbly fizzy orange drink, which adds a fizzy zest, enhancing the tropical feel of the cocktail. A drizzle of grenadine creates a stunning visual effect, mimicking the hues of a sunrise, which not only makes the cocktail a feast for the eyes but also imparts a subtle tart sweetness. Adorned with a slice of pineapple, the Brazilian Sunrise is reminiscent of a picturesque morning on the sun-kissed coast of Brazil.
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Vanilla vodka
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Pineapple
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5.5% | 1.65 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Brazilian Sunrise cocktail is a picturesque tribute to the vibrant hues of Brazil’s dawn, beautifully layered with the syrupy sweetness of apple liqueur and the creamy notes of vanilla vodka. The effervescence of the fizzy orange drink adds a delightful zing that balances the sweetness, while the dash of grenadine not only deepens the visual appeal but also introduces a hint of tartness, making each sip a complex and enjoyable experience.

Method
How to make a Brazilian Sunrise

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a highball glass with ice and add the vodka and Apple Sourz
Pour in the fizzy orange so that you maintain the vodka and Sourz near the bottom
Finally drizzle the grenadine in to form a sunrise look
Garnish with a pineapple slice and serve!

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·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What is the ideal occasion for enjoying a Brazilian Sunrise?

The Brazilian Sunrise, with its vibrant mix of apple liqueur, grenadine, vanilla vodka, and a fizzy orange drink, is perfect for summer parties, beach gatherings, or any occasion where a refreshing and fruity cocktail is desired. Its tropical flavors and colorful appearance make it a great choice for celebrations or as a festive start to the weekend.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Brazilian Sunrise?

Absolutely! To create a non-alcoholic version of the Brazilian Sunrise, simply substitute the apple liqueur and vanilla vodka with non-alcoholic alternatives or use appropriate flavored syrups. Maintain the grenadine and fizzy orange drink proportions to keep its signature taste and look. This version makes it enjoyable for everyone, including those who prefer or need to avoid alcohol.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Brazilian Sunrise to suit my personal taste?

The Brazilian Sunrise is quite versatile. If you prefer a sweeter cocktail, consider adding more grenadine or a splash of simple syrup. For a less sweet, more citrus-forward drink, reduce the grenadine slightly and include a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Additionally, you can experiment with different types of fizzy orange drinks or even swap the apple liqueur for another fruit liqueur to create a new flavor profile.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What is the best type of food to pair with a Brazilian Sunrise?

The Brazilian Sunrise pairs wonderfully with light appetizers, seafood, and tropical-inspired dishes. The sweetness of the cocktail complements spicy foods well, whereas its citrus notes can enhance the flavors of grilled fish or chicken. For a unique experience, try it with fruit-based desserts or citrus-flavored cakes to cap off a meal.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Brazilian Sunrise compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 5.5%, the Brazilian Sunrise is considered a relatively light cocktail. It's similar in strength to a glass of wine but lower in alcohol compared to stronger cocktails like martinis or old fashioneds. This makes it a fantastic option for those looking for a less intoxicating choice, allowing for enjoyment over a longer period without overwhelming alcohol effects.

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