Miss Piki
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Miss Piki
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.95 / 5
This cocktail was inspired by the colourful feathers of tropical birds. It is sweet and fresh, ideal for a pool party. This cocktail was inspired by the colourful feathers of tropical birds. It is sweet and fresh, ideal for a pool party.
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Vodka
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22.86% | 1.6 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Miss Piki blends vodka with lime juice and enchanting tropical hints, promising a burst of freshness. Ideally suited for lively gatherings, its crisp and zesty profile offers a quick escape to tropical paradise with every sip.

Method
How to make a Miss Piki

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the kiwi syrup to a highball glass
Fill the glass with crushed ice
Add the vodka with the lime juice to a shaker and shake for about 20 seconds
Add it carefully to the glass
Add the carrot and orange juice and complete with some red isotonic water before serving
~ You can also use white rum instead of vodka. ~

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

·  Highball  ·  Shake  · 

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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Miss Piki compare to other popular cocktails?

The Miss Piki has an alcohol content of 22.86%, which is relatively moderate compared to other popular cocktails. For example, a classic Margarita has an alcohol content around 33%, while a Mojito is closer to 10-15% depending on the recipe. This makes Miss Piki a good middle-ground option for those who want a bit of a kick without the cocktail being overly strong.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Miss Piki?

A Miss Piki is best served cold in a highball glass. Given its simplicity and the refreshing qualities of lime juice, it’s ideal for sipping on a warm day. You can enhance its presentation by garnishing with a lime wheel or zest to echo the lime flavor in the drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the vodka in a Miss Piki for another spirit?

Yes, you can substitute the vodka in a Miss Piki with another clear spirit to suit your taste preferences or to experiment with flavors. Gin or white rum could be interesting alternatives, offering a more botanical or sweeter base respectively, without straying too far from the original profile of the drink.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is shaking the preferred method for making a Miss Piki, or can it be stirred?

While the Miss Piki is described as being shaken and not stirred, both methods can be used depending on your texture preference. Shaking will aerate the mixture more, creating a slightly frothy texture, while stirring will maintain the clarity and density of the ingredients, resulting in a smoother drink.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some creative garnishing ideas for a Miss Piki?

For a Miss Piki, consider garnishing with a twist for visual appeal and to add a slight aromatic component. You can also add a sprig of mint or basil for a herbaceous touch, or even a thinly sliced cucumber for a refreshing and elegant look. These garnishes not only enhance the presentation but can complement the crisp, refreshing notes of the lime juice.

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