Tango Mango
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Tango Mango
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The Tango Mango is a vibrant and fruity cocktail that dances on the palate with its tropical and refreshing flavors. Its primary ingredient is white rum, which provides a smooth ... more The Tango Mango is a vibrant and fruity cocktail that dances on the palate with its tropical and refreshing flavors. Its primary ingredient is white rum, which provides a smooth and versatile base, complementing the sweet and tangy notes from the lemon and mango juices. The addition of grenadine not only enhances the sweetness but also imparts a rich, red hue that makes the drink visually appealing. A splash of soda water introduces a subtle fizz, adding to the overall lightness and drinkability of the cocktail. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Tango Mango is a delightful concoction for those who enjoy a balance of sweet and citrus in their beverages.
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White rum
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14.55% | 2.4 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Tango Mango

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put two parts rum to one part mango and one part lemon juice into a shaker with ice
Shake well then strain into chilled cocktail glass
Add a splash of grenadine and soda water to taste and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the Tango Mango cocktail to ensure the ingredients are well mixed?

To properly shake the Tango Mango cocktail, fill a shaker with ice and add the white rum, lemon juice, grenadine, and mango juice. Secure the lid or shaker tin on top and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This ensures that the ingredients are well chilled and thoroughly mixed, giving the cocktail a smooth, even flavor.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing ideas for the Tango Mango to enhance its presentation?

A slice of fresh mango or a lemon twist makes great garnishes for the Tango Mango cocktail. You can also add a cherry for a pop of color or a sprig of mint for a refreshing aroma. Place the garnish on the rim of the cocktail glass or drop it into the drink before serving.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

How can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Tango Mango?

To create a non-alcoholic version of the Tango Mango, simply replace the white rum with additional soda water or a non-alcoholic spirit alternative designed to mimic rum's flavor. Keep the rest of the ingredients the same, and ensure you shake well to combine all the flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Tango Mango cocktail?

The best way to serve the Tango Mango cocktail is cold. After shaking the mixture with ice, strain it into a chilled cocktail glass. If desired, top up with a splash of soda water for a slightly lighter taste and a bit of fizz. Serve immediately with your chosen garnish.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Tango Mango compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 14.55%, the Tango Mango sits in the moderate range of cocktail strengths. It’s slightly less potent than a classic Margarita, which averages around 20% alcohol by volume (ABV), but stronger than light cocktails like the Mimosa, which typically has about 8-10% ABV. This makes the Tango Mango a good middle-ground choice for those who prefer a cocktail that’s neither too strong nor too light.

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