A Day At The Beach
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A Day At The Beach
Cocktail recipe

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A Day At The Beach is a tropical-inspired cocktail that evokes the laid-back vibes of a seaside getaway. It brings together the sweet, nutty flavor of amaretto with the creamy, ... more A Day At The Beach is a tropical-inspired cocktail that evokes the laid-back vibes of a seaside getaway. It brings together the sweet, nutty flavor of amaretto with the creamy, sun-kissed taste of coconut rum. This is underpinned by the fresh, tangy essence of orange juice, creating a vibrant citrus base. A drizzle of grenadine adds a hint of pomegranate sweetness along with a beautiful gradient sunset effect, reminiscent of an actual day at the beach. The garnish of a pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry provides a fruity finishing touch that complements the drink's island character. Typically served in a lowball glass, this cocktail is a popular choice for those seeking a refreshing and fruity beverage.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry, pineapple
Alcohol content
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9% | 1.62 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a A Day At The Beach

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add orange juice, rum and amaretto to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into a chilled rocks glass and float grenadine on top
Garnish with a pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry, and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Float  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the appropriate glassware for serving A Day At The Beach?

A Day At The Beach should be served in a lowball glass to complement its composition and presentation, enhancing the drinking experience.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another liqueur for Amaretto in A Day At The Beach?

Yes, if Amaretto isn't to your taste or you're simply looking to explore, you can substitute it with a hazelnut liqueur, or for a nut-free option, try using a vanilla liqueur. These alternatives will change the flavor profile but can offer a delightful twist.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with A Day At The Beach?

For A Day At The Beach, garnishing with a slice of orange or a cherry can add a vibrant touch and enhance the tropical feel of the cocktail. A small umbrella or edible flowers can also elevate the presentation.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving A Day At The Beach?

A Day At The Beach, with its refreshing and tropical vibe, is perfect for summer parties, beach-themed events, or as a relaxing drink on a warm day. Its light alcohol content makes it suitable for daytime gatherings as well.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in A Day At The Beach compare to other cocktails?

A Day At The Beach has a relatively low alcohol content at 9%, making it a light cocktail. Compared to stronger cocktails like a Classic Martini or a Manhattan, which can range from 15% to 30% alcohol by volume, A Day At The Beach offers a more moderate option for those seeking a gentler drink.

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