Rising Sun
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Rising Sun
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The Rising Sun cocktail is an invigorating and tropical drink that features a vibrant blend of flavors. Combining the robust and clear notes of vodka with the tangy and slightly ... more The Rising Sun cocktail is an invigorating and tropical drink that features a vibrant blend of flavors. Combining the robust and clear notes of vodka with the tangy and slightly bitter taste of grapefruit juice, this cocktail is balanced with the sweet and exotic flavor of passionfruit syrup, creating a citrusy and refreshing beverage. Served in a lowball glass, it's typically garnished with a slice of ruby grapefruit, which not only enhances the drink's visual appeal but also complements its bright and zesty taste profile. The Rising Sun is a delightful choice for those who enjoy a fruity cocktail with a lively kick.
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15% | 4.8 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Rising Sun

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Half-fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes and put 6–8 ice cubes into each glass
Add all the ingredients to the shaker and shake until a frost forms on the outside
Strain over the ice in the glasses, decorate each with a ruby grapefruit slice and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What is the flavor profile of the Rising Sun cocktail?

The Rising Sun cocktail offers a refreshing and tangy flavor profile, thanks to the combination of sharp vodka, tart grapefruit juice, and the sweet, exotic touch of passion fruit syrup. This mix results in a well-balanced drink with a complex taste that's both fruity and invigorating.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Rising Sun?

Yes, you can easily create a non-alcoholic version of the Rising Sun by substituting the vodka with sparkling water or a non-alcoholic spirit designed to mimic vodka's clean taste. This way, you still get to enjoy the refreshing blend of grapefruit and passion fruit flavors.

GARNISHING_TIPS

How should I garnish a Rising Sun cocktail?

A Rising Sun cocktail can be beautifully garnished with a slice of grapefruit or a twist of grapefruit peel to enhance its visual appeal and subtly add to its citrus aroma. A sprig of mint or a few passion fruit seeds can also add color and a hint of additional flavor.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What type of food pairs well with a Rising Sun?

Given its bright and tangy profile, the Rising Sun pairs well with seafood dishes, like shrimp cocktails or grilled fish, and light salads. Its refreshing nature also complements spicier foods by providing a palate-cleansing effect.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

Is the Rising Sun suitable for all seasons or specific occasions?

While its refreshing nature makes the Rising Sun particularly suitable for warmer seasons like spring and summer, its vibrant flavor profile allows it to be enjoyed year-round. It's also a great choice for brunch gatherings, outdoor barbecues, or any occasion that calls for a light and fruity cocktail.

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