Pale Indigo
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Pale Indigo
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The Pale Indigo is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that combines the effervescence of lemonade with the crisp bite of vodka and the exotic flavors of Tropical Sourz. Served in ... more The Pale Indigo is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that combines the effervescence of lemonade with the crisp bite of vodka and the exotic flavors of Tropical Sourz. Served in a highball glass, this drink offers a tantalizing blend of sweetness and tartness, with tropical undertones that transport the imbiber to a sun-drenched paradise. Its bright, pleasing color evokes the rare beauty of an indigo sky at twilight, while the name "Pale Indigo" hints at the light and breezy nature of this summery concoction. Perfect for sipping on a warm afternoon or as a lively addition to any social gathering, the Pale Indigo cocktail is an intriguing choice for those who enjoy fruit-forward mixed drinks with a playful edge.
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11% | 3.3 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Pale Indigo

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ice to the glass, add a double measure of vodka and a double measure of Tropical Sourz
Top up with lemonade and stir before serving

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Double  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Pale Indigo compare to a standard cocktail?

The Pale Indigo has an alcohol content of 11%, which is relatively low compared to many standard cocktails that often range between 15% and 30%. This makes Pale Indigo a milder option, suitable for those preferring a less potent drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Pale Indigo?

The best way to serve a Pale Indigo is cold, in a highball glass, topped up with lemonade. Ensure the ingredients are stirred well rather than shaken to maintain the texture and effervescence of the lemonade.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Tropical Sourz with another ingredient in the Pale Indigo?

Yes, if Tropical Sourz is not available, you can substitute it with another fruity liqueur of a similar profile, such as a tropical or citrus-flavored schnapps. The aim is to maintain the tropical and slightly sour taste profile that characterizes the Pale Indigo.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasion is the Pale Indigo best suited for?

Given its vibrant look, moderate alcohol content, and refreshing flavor, the Pale Indigo is well-suited for summer parties, casual gatherings, or as a cool-down drink on a hot day.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with a Pale Indigo?

For the Pale Indigo, consider garnishing with a slice of lemon, a sprig of mint, or even a few edible flowers to enhance its visual appeal and add a touch of freshness that complements its tropical and sour notes.

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