Surprise me with something tangy but not too sweet.

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I have just the thing for you! A tangy cocktail with a perfect balance of sweetness.
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You asked: Tangy cocktails with balanced sweetness. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Trinidad Sour

The Trinidad Sour is a distinctive cocktail that flips the script on traditional sour recipes by using a generous amount...

Lemon Juice (20ml), Angostura Bitters (30ml), Rye Whiskey (15ml), Orgeat Syrup (30ml)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Sourz #2

The Sourz #2 cocktail is a fruity and refreshing beverage with a sweet and slightly tart flavor profile. It combines...

Vodka (240ml), Pineapple Juice (Top Up), Apple liqueur (480ml)

3 ingredients
3.89 / 5


The Sourz cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction designed to tantalize the taste buds with a mix of citrus...

Lemonade (Top up), Apple liqueur (60ml), Tropical Sourz (60ml), Raspberry liqueuer (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Tango Mango

The Tango Mango is a vibrant and fruity cocktail that dances on the palate with its tropical and refreshing flavors....

White rum (60ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Soda water (30ml), Grenadine (30ml), Mango Juice (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.78 / 5

Michelada Verde

A twist on the Michelada cocktail, this cocktail adds a kick with a combination of Tabasco® Sauce and Tabasco® Green...

Lime juice (15ml), Pineapple Juice (30ml), Lime (Wedge), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Lager (240ml)

5 ingredients
3.78 / 5

The Vietnam

This delicious and sweet cocktail is named The Vietnam because it was created the night before a friend left for...

Vodka (30ml), Melon liqueur (30ml), Lemonade (200ml), Lime Cordial (30ml), Lime (Wedge), Frangelico (30ml)

6 ingredients
3.71 / 5

Fruit Tingle

The Fruit Tingle cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing drink that captures the spirited essence of fruit-infused beverages. Echoing the...

Vodka (30ml), Soda water (Top up), Raspberry Syrup (15ml), Blue Curaçao (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.66 / 5


The Tipple is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail ideal for those looking for a fruity and slightly tropical drink experience....

Pineapple Juice (30ml), Blue Taboo (60ml), Lemonade (Top Up)

3 ingredients
3.62 / 5


The cocktail named Trendies is a sweet, fruity concoction with a striking color palette that combines the sharpness of vodka...

Vodka (15ml), Cointreau (30ml), Grenadine (30ml), Blue Curaçao (15ml), Peach Juice (45ml)

5 ingredients
3.57 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What makes a cocktail tangy?

A tangy cocktail typically includes ingredients like citrus fruits or tart flavors that provide a sharp and vibrant taste.

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How can I balance the sweetness and tanginess in a cocktail?

To balance sweetness and tanginess, you can use a combination of sweet syrups or juices and tangy ingredients like lemon or lime juice.

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Is grenadine sweet or tangy?

Grenadine is primarily sweet but can add a slight tartness depending on the quantity used in a cocktail.

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Can tropical fruits be used for tangy cocktails?

Yes, tropical fruits like mango, pineapple, and passion fruit can provide a tangy flavor with a hint of sweetness.

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What is a good soda to use for a tangy cocktail?

Soda water or lemonade can be good choices for maintaining a tangy flavor in a cocktail without adding too much sweetness.

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