Green Pineapple Sour
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Green Pineapple Sour
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.64 / 5
The Green Pineapple Sour cocktail blends the citrusy zing of Cointreau and lime juice with the tropical sweetness of pineapple juice, rounded off by the kick of white rum. It's ... more The Green Pineapple Sour cocktail blends the citrusy zing of Cointreau and lime juice with the tropical sweetness of pineapple juice, rounded off by the kick of white rum. It's a vibrant concoction designed to tantalize the palate, balancing sour and sweet notes, finished with a hint of effervescence from a splash of cola. Typically served in a lowball glass, this cocktail offers a refreshing, fruity experience, perfect for those who appreciate a drink with a little punch and a lot of character. Its vivid color and tropical flavors make it an eye-catching and appetizing choice for a summery refreshment or a lively social gathering.
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Base ingredient
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Pineapple Juice
Garnish
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Lime
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18.18% | 2 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Green Pineapple Sour

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients, except the coke, to a shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously to get nice thick foam from the pineapple juice
Add the coke to the mix and shake again, very lightly
Strain into a lowball glass filled with ice
Garnish with a lime wheel and grate some lime peel on top, and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the best method to combine the ingredients for a Green Pineapple Sour to ensure it maintains its flavor profile?

The Green Pineapple Sour should be shaken, not stirred, to properly combine the Cointreau, lime juice, pineapple juice, cola, and white rum. This method also chills the cocktail effectively, ensuring its flavors are well-blended and vibrant. Use a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour in all the liquid ingredients, shake vigorously for about 15 seconds, and then strain into a lowball glass.

GARNISHING_TIPS

How can I garnish a Green Pineapple Sour to enhance its appearance?

A slice of pineapple or a lime wheel makes an ideal garnish for a Green Pineapple Sour. You can also add a cocktail cherry for a pop of color and sweetness. Place the garnish on the rim of the glass or float it on top of the drink right before serving to add visual appeal.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Green Pineapple Sour, and how can it be made?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of the Green Pineapple Sour can be created by substituting the Cointreau and white rum with non-alcoholic alternatives like seedlip or another non-alcoholic spirit that has a citrus profile. Replace the Cointreau and white rum with an equal volume of the non-alcoholic substitute, then mix with the lime juice, pineapple juice, and a dash of cola as usual.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the optimal way to serve a Green Pineapple Sour to preserve its intended taste and presentation?

The Green Pineapple Sour should be served in a lowball glass to maintain its aesthetic and temperature. Ensure the glass is chilled before pouring in the shaken mix to keep the cocktail cold longer without dilution. The low profile of the glass also makes it easier to enjoy the garnishes and the aroma of the ingredients.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Green Pineapple Sour compare to a classic Margarita?

The Green Pineapple Sour has an alcohol content of 18.18%, which is slightly lower than a classic Margarita, which typically has an alcohol content around 20% to 30% depending on the recipe. The lower alcohol content in the Green Pineapple Sour makes it a lighter option, suitable for those preferring a less potent cocktail.

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