I want to make a cocktail garnished with the Szechuan flower. It needs to be balanced with elements of citrus present.

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I have found a cocktail that features a balance of citrus elements and is highly rated. This cocktail would be a great choice for you as it combines the citrusy flavors with a high rating.
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You asked: Balanced cocktail with citrus and Szechuan flower garnish. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Sweet Flower

The Sweet Flower cocktail is a fruity and refreshing mix that combines the sweetness of peach schnapps with the tangy...

Peach Schnapps (15ml), Orange juice (30ml), Lemon Juice (45ml), Grenadine (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.61 / 5

Cherry Blossom

The Cherry Blossom cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing concoction that combines the sweet, fruity allure of cherry brandy with...

Triple Sec (15ml), Lemon Juice (30ml), Cherry Brandy (30ml), Sugar (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.35 / 5

Cherry Popper

I came up with this on a whim in my kitchen. I wanted something green, clear, refreshing, a little sweet...

Peach Schnapps (30ml), Lime juice (15ml), Gin (45ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Lemon-Lime soda (120ml), Creme De Menthe (30ml)

6 ingredients
3.88 / 5


Featured in Imbibe Magazine Issue 4, this summertime cocktail is a refreshing drink with a good citrus kick.

Honey (Teaspoon), Mint Leaves (6), Lemon (3 slices), Gin (60ml), Cucumber (3 slices)

5 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Floral Martini

The Floral Martini is a delicate and aromatic twist on the classic martini, designed to enchant the palate with its...

Gin (60ml), Cucumber (2 slices), White vermouth (15ml), Rose vodka (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.81 / 5

Lotus Blossom Martini

This drink looks great, fading from bottom to top, blue to purple.

Peach Schnapps (60ml), Cranberry Juice (Dash), Vodka (90ml), Lime juice (Dash), Blue Curaçao (Dash)

5 ingredients
3.7 / 5

Orange Blossom

The Orange Blossom is a classic cocktail that offers a simple yet refreshing blend of flavors. With its core components...

Orange juice (15ml), Gin (15ml), Grenadine (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.6 / 5


Budsfizz is a refreshing and unique cocktail that combines the sweetness of orange juice and the bubbly effervescence of champagne...

Orange juice (60ml), Mint Leaves (3), Champagne / prosecco (150ml), Salt (Pinch), Cayenne Pepper (Dash), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

6 ingredients
3.56 / 5

China Club

The China Club cocktail is a refreshing blend that showcases the cool flavor of mint leaves against the tartness of...

Mint Leaves (6), Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (22.5ml)

4 ingredients
3.56 / 5

Exotic Trish

The Exotic Trish is a tropical and fruity cocktail that encapsulates the flavors of a luscious orchard. Starring a blend...

Peach Schnapps (10ml), Pineapple Juice (500ml), Orange juice (90ml), Grenadine (Dash), Peach vodka (45ml), Orange vodka (60ml), Raspberry vodka (15ml), Cherry liqueur (7.5ml)

8 ingredients
3.52 / 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 are some common citrus elements used in cocktails?

Common citrus elements in cocktails include lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice, and grapefruit juice. These ingredients add a fresh, zesty flavor to drinks, making them more vibrant.

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How can you balance a cocktail that has strong citrus flavors?

Balancing a cocktail with strong citrus flavors can be achieved by adding sweetness or bitterness. Ingredients like simple syrup, honey, or bitters can help round out the sharpness of citrus.

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What is the Szechuan flower and how is it used in cocktails?

The Szechuan flower, also known as the buzz button or electric daisy, is often used as a garnish in cocktails. It adds a unique tingling sensation to the drink, enhancing the overall flavor experience.

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Are there non-alcoholic options that use citrus elements?

Yes, there are many non-alcoholic options that use citrus elements, such as lemonades, limeades, and citrus spritzers. These refreshing drinks are great for those who prefer to avoid alcohol.

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What are some tips for garnishing cocktails with unusual ingredients like the Szechuan flower?

When garnishing with unusual ingredients like the Szechuan flower, less is often more. Use sparingly to ensure the garnish enhances rather than overwhelms the drink. Make sure to inform guests about the unique effects for a memorable experience.

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