Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail
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Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.66 / 5
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This cocktail is part of our Paris Olympics 2024 collection, and was created specifically to celebrate the sport of Swimming at the event. Find out more
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The Swimming Feeling Good is a tropical twist on the standard Whiskey Sour. While whiskey and passion fruit syrup are featured heavily, we actually think it’s the vanilla syrup that ... more The Swimming Feeling Good is a tropical twist on the standard Whiskey Sour. While whiskey and passion fruit syrup are featured heavily, we actually think it’s the vanilla syrup that ties it all together, grounding and highlighting the bright fruit and oakey rye (or bourbon, if you prefer).
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Mint leaves or passion fruit
Alcohol content
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22% | 0 units *

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail brilliantly merges the robust depth of whiskey with the vibrant zest of grapefruit and lemon juices. The passion fruit and vanilla syrups provide a luscious sweetness that balances the tartness beautifully, making each sip a tropical and harmonious experience.

Method
How to make a Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into an ice-filled short glass
Garnish with a mint leaves and lemon wheel

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the Whiskey with another type of alcohol in the Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail?

Yes, while the cocktail traditionally uses whiskey, you can substitute it with other spirits like bourbon or rye for a similar but slightly different flavor profile. Alternatively, rum or tequila could be interesting substitutions for a more drastic change.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail shaken and not stirred?

Shaking the cocktail ensures that all the ingredients, especially the juices and syrups, are properly mixed and chilled. Shaking also adds a bit of aeration, which can slightly change the texture and make it more refreshing.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail?

This cocktail is best served cold in a standard cocktail glass. You can enhance the presentation by straining the cocktail into a chilled glass to keep it cool for longer.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What types of food pair well with the Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail?

The bright, fruity flavors of the Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail pair well with light appetizers like shrimp cocktails, ceviche, or fresh salads with citrus-based dressings. The vanilla and passion fruit notes also complement spicy dishes, as the drink's sweetness helps balance the heat.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is the Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail most suitable?

The Swimming Feeling Good Cocktail is perfect for summer gatherings, tropical-themed parties, or any occasion where a refreshing, fruity drink is desired. It can also be a great choice for a casual evening with friends or as a unique cocktail option at a celebration.

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