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Laila
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.11 / 5
The cocktail named Laila is a fruit-forward and vibrant mixed drink that showcases a delightful melange of berry flavors. The ingredients highlight the fragrant essence of strawberry and the sweet-tart ... more The cocktail named Laila is a fruit-forward and vibrant mixed drink that showcases a delightful melange of berry flavors. The ingredients highlight the fragrant essence of strawberry and the sweet-tart profile of blueberries, complemented by a generous measure of raspberry vodka that imparts a rich berry core to the concoction. With an underlying tropical hint from mango puree, the Laila is a colorful and aromatic cocktail that appeals to those with a taste for sweet, fruity beverages. Served in a stylish cocktail glass, this drink not only tantalizes the taste buds but also presents an alluring visual appeal, making it a charming choice for social gatherings or a sophisticated night in.
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Raspberry vodka
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Blueberry
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33.33% | 2.4 units *

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Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

The Laila cocktail is a delightful symphony of berry flavors that radiates through each sip, underpinned by the lush, complex notes of raspberry vodka. The addition of mango puree introduces a subtle tropical twist, enhancing the natural sweetness and aromatic bouquet of the berries, making it an excellent choice for those who favor vibrant, fruit-laden drinks.

Method
How to make a Laila

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Muddle two lime wedges, four strawberries, eight blueberries and two dashes of mango purée in the bottom of a cocktail shaker
Add the raspberry vodka and some ice cubes and shake vigorously
Double-strain into two chilled martini glasses, decorate with three blueberries on a cocktail stick and serve
~ Recipe is enough to make two drinks. ~

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·  Muddle  ·  Shake  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute raspberry vodka with another type of vodka in the Laila cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute raspberry vodka with another flavored vodka if raspberry is not available. Citrus or vanilla vodka could provide a pleasant contrast to the cocktail's fruity flavors. Just keep in mind that the substitution will slightly alter the original taste profile of the Laila.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Laila cocktail to enhance its presentation?

For garnishing the Laila cocktail, consider using a skewer of fresh blueberries, a strawberry slice, or a small lime wheel placed on the rim of the glass. Edible flowers or a sprig of mint could also add a touch of elegance and enhance the drink's visual appeal.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What type of occasion is the Laila cocktail best suited for?

The Laila cocktail, with its vibrant colors and refreshing fruit flavors, is perfectly suited for summer parties, outdoor gatherings, or as a festive addition to a brunch menu. Its visually appealing presentation and sweet, fruity taste make it a great choice for celebrations and special occasions.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

How can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Laila cocktail?

To prepare a non-alcoholic variation of the Laila cocktail, you can substitute the raspberry vodka with raspberry syrup or raspberry-flavored sparkling water. Adjust the amount to taste, keeping the balance of flavors in mind. This substitution allows everyone to enjoy a similar taste experience without the alcohol.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the importance of shaking the ingredients for the Laila cocktail?

Shaking the ingredients for the Laila cocktail is crucial for several reasons. It ensures that all the components, especially the mango puree, are well combined, resulting in a smooth texture. This process also chills the mixture effectively, enhancing the fresh and cold drink experience that is characteristic of the Laila.

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