Spavinaw Sundowner
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Spavinaw Sundowner
Cocktail recipe

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The Spavinaw Sundowner is a tropical-inspired cocktail that presents a lush blend of bright pineapple juice with a hint of sweetness from the grenadine. Tequila provides the base spirit, introducing ... more The Spavinaw Sundowner is a tropical-inspired cocktail that presents a lush blend of bright pineapple juice with a hint of sweetness from the grenadine. Tequila provides the base spirit, introducing a subtle agave warmth that balances the fruit-forward profile. Traditionally served in a lowball glass, this cocktail exudes a sunset hue, reminiscent of the picturesque views over Spavinaw Lake. Perfect for sipping as the day winds down, the Spavinaw Sundowner brings the relaxed vibe of a beach vacation to any setting.
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7.74% | 1.2 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Spavinaw Sundowner

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the tequila silver and pineapple juice to a lowball glass
Stir well then add grenadine on top, then serve

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Spavinaw Sundowner?

The Spavinaw Sundowner is best served in a lowball glass, chilled to maintain its cool temperature. Before pouring, you can also chill the glass itself in the freezer to enhance the experience. Since it is not shaken but stirred, ensure all ingredients are mixed well directly in the serving glass with ice to keep it refreshing.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the tequila in the Spavinaw Sundowner with another alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute tequila with a different alcohol to suit your taste or availability. A light rum or vodka would work well as they both complement the sweet and fruity profile of the cocktail without overpowering the other flavors. Adjust the quantity if needed to keep the balance.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Spavinaw Sundowner?

Yes, a non-alcoholic variation of the Spavinaw Sundowner can easily be made by omitting the tequila and replacing it with a non-alcoholic spirit or more pineapple juice to maintain the volume. You can also add a splash of soda water for a little fizz, enhancing the refreshing nature of the drink.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Spavinaw Sundowner?

To complement the tropical flavors of the Spavinaw Sundowner, a slice of pineapple or a maraschino cherry works beautifully as a garnish. For an extra dash of color and freshness, a sprig of mint or a lime wheel can also be added. These garnishes enhance both the drink's appearance and its aromatic appeal.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Spavinaw Sundowner compare to that of other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 7.74%, the Spavinaw Sundowner sits on the lower end of the spectrum compared to stronger cocktails like Margaritas or Martinis, which can range anywhere from 10% to upwards of 20% alcohol by volume. Its lighter alcohol content makes it a pleasant choice for those seeking a milder cocktail option.

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