Surprise me with something tangy, but not too sweet.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a cocktail that might suit your taste preferences. It has a tangy flavor profile without being overly sweet. Enjoy!
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You asked: Tangy but not too sweet cocktail. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Tropical Fruit Punch

The cocktail Tropical Fruit Punch is a vibrant and refreshing beverage that embodies the essence of a tropical getaway. It...

Lime juice (60ml), Pineapple Juice (300ml), Orange juice (300ml), White rum (90ml), Ginger (1 teaspoon), Sugar (15ml), Mango (1)

7 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Midori sour apple

I made this based on a cocktail I had previously in a bar using apple Smirnoff, however I wanted the...

Vodka (30ml), Melon liqueur (30ml), Lemonade (Top up), Apple liqueur (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.99 / 5

Fruit Blast

The Fruit Blast cocktail is a vibrant, non-alcoholic concoction that features a refreshing mix of citrus and tropical flavors. Incorporating...

Pineapple (1), Lemon (1), Orange (2)

3 ingredients
3.98 / 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 liqueur (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Tropical Cooler

The Tropical Cooler is a non-alcoholic beverage that offers a refreshing escape to a sunny paradise with its blend of...

Pineapple Juice (Dash), Orange juice (Dash), Lemon Juice (Dash), Grenadine (30ml), Grapefruit Juice (Dash)

5 ingredients
3.79 / 5

Juicy Julie

The Juicy Julie cocktail is a fruity and tropical drink that combines the clear, crisp flavors of vodka with the...

Vodka (60ml), Peach Schnapps (30ml), Pineapple Juice (Top up), Lime (Dash), Passion fruit Juice (Top up)

5 ingredients
3.73 / 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

A Lovers’ Tiff

A Lovers' Tiff is a refreshing and fruity cocktail that is perfect for a romantic evening. It is believed to...

Pineapple Juice (150ml), Lemonade (Dash), Cherry Brandy (30ml), Cherry (2), Blue Curaçao (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.65 / 5

Randy Little Kiwi

The Randy Little Kiwi is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that combines the smooth essence of vodka with the sweet,...

Vodka (30ml), Melon liqueur (30ml), Lemonade (Top up), Sugar (Half teaspoon), Kiwi (1)

5 ingredients
3.61 / 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 but not too sweet?

A tangy but not too sweet cocktail often features ingredients like citrus juices, which provide a sharp, refreshing flavor without relying heavily on sugar.

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Can you make a tangy cocktail with natural ingredients?

Yes, natural ingredients like fresh lime, lemon, and orange juice are perfect for creating tangy cocktails with balanced sweetness.

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What types of spirits work well in tangy cocktails?

Spirits like vodka, gin, and tequila are ideal for tangy cocktails because they blend well with citrus and other tangy ingredients, resulting in a refreshing drink.

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How can I control the sweetness in a tangy cocktail?

You can control the sweetness by adjusting the amount of sugar or syrup added. Using fresh fruit juices instead of pre-sweetened mixers can also help manage sweetness.

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Are there any classic cocktails that are tangy but not too sweet?

Yes, the Margarita is a classic example of a tangy cocktail that is not overly sweet. It typically includes lime juice, tequila, and a touch of triple sec or agave syrup.

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