Bananarama
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Bananarama
Cocktail recipe

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Bananarama is a tropical and fruity cocktail that is perfect for a summer day. Its main ingredients include coconut rum, vodka, lemonade, and creme de banane. The use of coconut ... more Bananarama is a tropical and fruity cocktail that is perfect for a summer day. Its main ingredients include coconut rum, vodka, lemonade, and creme de banane. The use of coconut rum and creme de banane gives this cocktail a rich and creamy coconut and banana flavor, while the vodka adds a subtle kick. The lemonade adds a refreshing and tangy element, making this drink a well-balanced combination of sweet and sour. This cocktail is reminiscent of a tropical vacation, with its beachy and fruity flavors. It is a perfect choice for those who enjoy fruity and refreshing drinks, and is sure to transport you to a tropical paradise with every sip.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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9.5% | 2.85 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Bananarama

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a highball glass with ice
Stir and serve

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·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Creme De Banane in the Bananarama cocktail?

Yes, if Creme De Banane is not available, you can use banana liqueur as a substitute. The flavor profile will be slightly different, but it will still impart a banana flavor to the cocktail. For a non-alcoholic version, banana syrup can be used, but adjust the quantity to taste as it may be sweeter.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Bananarama cocktail?

A slice of fresh banana or a lemon twist makes an excellent garnish for the Bananarama cocktail. For a more tropical look, add a small umbrella or a cherry. These garnishes enhance the visual appeal and can complement the flavors of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Bananarama cocktail?

The Bananarama cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass. Ensure all ingredients are well chilled before mixing. Adding ice to the glass before pouring the mixture will keep the drink colder for longer. Stir the ingredients well before serving to ensure the flavors are well combined.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Bananarama compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 9.5%, the Bananarama cocktail is slightly less potent than many standard cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 15% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes it a good choice for those who prefer a milder cocktail.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with the Bananarama cocktail?

The tropical flavors of the Bananarama cocktail pair well with light appetizers, seafood dishes, and tropical fruit salads. Its sweet yet tangy profile also complements spicy foods, providing a refreshing balance.

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