Beach blonde
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Beach blonde
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4.8 / 5
The Beach Blonde cocktail is a tropical and refreshing drink that combines the creamy texture of banana and advocaat with the citrus tang of orange juice, all given an extra ... more The Beach Blonde cocktail is a tropical and refreshing drink that combines the creamy texture of banana and advocaat with the citrus tang of orange juice, all given an extra kick with overproof rum. This delightful concoction is typically served in a highball glass and garnished with a chunk of banana, embodying the relaxed and sunny vibes of a beachside getaway. Its luscious, fruity blend provides a sweet escape, making it a perfect choice for sipping on a warm day or whenever one wishes to invoke the carefree spirit of summer lounging on the sand.
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Base ingredient
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Banana
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Banana
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13.21% | 1.85 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Beach Blonde cocktail is a playful twist on tropical indulgence, blending creamy advocaat and banana with zesty orange juice, uplifted by a daring splash of overproof rum for a spirited finish. This flavor fusion creates a rich yet refreshingly fruity experience, capturing the essence of summer with every sip, offering a creamy texture that beautifully contrasts with the vibrant citrus notes.

Method
How to make a Beach blonde

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a blender add all the ingredients and crushed ice and blend
Pour the mixture into a long glass with ice
Garnish with a banana chunk and serve with straws

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FAQ's

FAQ

What is the ideal serving temperature for a Beach Blonde cocktail?

The Beach Blonde cocktail is best served cold. To achieve this, you can chill the glass beforehand, ensure that the orange juice is cold, and you might even mix the ingredients in a mixer with ice before straining into the serving glass to ensure it is well chilled.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Beach Blonde?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of the Beach Blonde by substituting the advocaat with a non-alcoholic egg nog and using a non-alcoholic rum alternative for the overproof rum. Keep the banana and orange juice as is to retain the fruity flavor profile.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What is advocaat and can I substitute it in a Beach Blonde cocktail?

Advocaat is a traditional Dutch liqueur made from eggs, sugar, and brandy, with a creamy texture and rich flavor. If you don't have advocaat, you can substitute it with another creamy liqueur like Irish Cream or even a homemade egg custard liqueur, though this will slightly alter the cocktail's taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Beach Blonde compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 13.21%, the Beach Blonde falls into the medium-strength category of cocktails. It's stronger than light cocktails like a Mimosa (around 10%) but weaker than strong cocktails like a Margarita (up to 20% or more), making it a good choice for those who prefer a milder alcoholic drink.

FAQ

Is the Beach Blonde cocktail suitable for all seasons, or is it more of a seasonal drink?

The Beach Blonde, with its refreshing mix of orange juice, banana, and creamy advocaat, is particularly suited to warm weather and summer seasons due to its fruity and refreshing nature. However, its unique flavor profile allows it to be enjoyed any time of the year, especially for those who appreciate a tropical twist.

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