Shooting Easy Cocktail
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Shooting Easy Cocktail
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Rating

4.01 / 5
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This cocktail is part of our Paris Olympics 2024 collection, and was created specifically to celebrate the sport of Shooting at the event. Find out more
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The Shooting Easy Cocktail is crafted in homage to the Shooting Competition at the Paris Olympics 2024, celebrating precision and skill. This refreshing drink combines 45ml of whisky, 25ml of ... more The Shooting Easy Cocktail is crafted in homage to the Shooting Competition at the Paris Olympics 2024, celebrating precision and skill. This refreshing drink combines 45ml of whisky, 25ml of passion fruit juice, and 5ml of lime juice, topped with soda and served over crushed ice. The use of fresh juices enhances its vibrant flavor, making it a perfect tribute to the athletes' dedication and accuracy. To prepare, shake the whisky, passion fruit juice, and lime juice with ice, then strain into an ice-filled rock glass and top with soda. Garnish with a mint leaf or dried lemon for an extra touch. Enjoy this cocktail as you celebrate the spirit of the Olympic games.
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Mint leaves and dry lemon slice
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10.3% | 1.8 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

The Shooting Easy Cocktail is a refreshing blend where the boldness of whiskey meets the tropical sweetness of passion fruit juice, balanced perfectly by a hint of lime's citrusy tang. The soda water provides a crisp finish, making it an invigorating tribute to the spirit of the Paris Olympics.

Method
How to make a Shooting Easy Cocktail

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a shaker with ice
Add the whiskey, passion fruit juice and lime juice and shake well
Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass
Top up with soda water and garnish with mint leaves and a dry lemon
~ The original recipe calls for Arrack, a Sri Lankan-based whiskey. ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Dry  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of whiskey in the Shooting Easy Cocktail?

Yes, you can use a different type of whiskey such as bourbon or rye. However, note that it might slightly alter the flavor profile of the cocktail. Experiment to find your preferred taste.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing options for the Shooting Easy Cocktail?

You can garnish the Shooting Easy Cocktail with a mint leaf or a slice of dried lemon for a fragrant and visually appealing touch. Other options include a lime wheel or a passion fruit slice.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is the Shooting Easy Cocktail particularly suitable?

The Shooting Easy Cocktail is perfect for sports events, particularly those involving precision and skill, like shooting competitions. It's also a refreshing choice for summer parties, casual gatherings, and celebrations of sporting achievements.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How should I properly shake and strain the ingredients for the Shooting Easy Cocktail?

To prepare the Shooting Easy Cocktail, shake the whiskey, passion fruit juice, and lime juice vigorously with ice to chill the mixture. Use a cocktail shaker for this step. Then, strain the mixture into an ice-filled lowball glass and top with soda water.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food goes well with the Shooting Easy Cocktail?

The Shooting Easy Cocktail pairs well with light appetizers such as grilled shrimp, citrus-infused chicken skewers, or a fresh fruit salad. The cocktail's vibrant flavors complement dishes with similar refreshing and zesty profiles.

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