Jamaican Orange
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Jamaican Orange
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While trekking through the jungles of Jamaica, searching for the elusive caper berry MJ came across a mythical fruit hanging from an ancient tree. MJ pulled one of the hard ... more While trekking through the jungles of Jamaica, searching for the elusive caper berry MJ came across a mythical fruit hanging from an ancient tree. MJ pulled one of the hard round fruits off and cracked it open with one crushing blow to his forehead, holding it above his head he squeezed the juice straight down his throat. Eyes exploding with excitement, two words were born... Jamaican Orange!
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Spiced rum
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Orange
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10% | 1.2 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Jamaican Orange is an easygoing concoction that combines spiced rum with the zestiness of fresh orange ,rounded out by a backdrop of lemonade. It’s a simple, fruity mixture that dances on the palate, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a tropical, leisurely drink.

Method
How to make a Jamaican Orange

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour one part spiced rum into a glass
Add four cubes of ice and top up with lemonade
Squeeze half a chunky slice of orange into the glass and stir
Garnish with another chunky slice of orange and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of rum instead of spiced rum for the Jamaican Orange cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute spiced rum with white rum for a lighter flavor or dark rum for a deeper, more intense flavor profile. However, using spiced rum is recommended to best capture the intended taste of the Jamaican Orange.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Jamaican Orange?

A slice of orange or a twist of orange peel makes an excellent garnish for the Jamaican Orange. You can also add a sprig of mint for a refreshing aroma or a cherry for a touch of sweetness and color.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Jamaican Orange cocktail?

The Jamaican Orange cocktail is best served in a lowball glass over ice, ensuring it is cold as recommended. Stir the ingredients well before serving to combine the flavors and garnish as desired for an enhanced drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Jamaican Orange compare to that of a standard cocktail?

With a 10% alcohol content, the Jamaican Orange cocktail has a relatively lower alcohol content compared to many standard cocktails, which typically range from 15% to 30%. This makes it a lighter option, suitable for those preferring a milder drink.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic variation of the Jamaican Orange cocktail?

Yes, for a non-alcoholic version of the Jamaican Orange, you can substitute the spiced rum with a non-alcoholic rum alternative or simply increase the amount of lemonade while adding a dash of non-alcoholic rum flavoring or a spice blend to mimic the spiced aspect.

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