What drinks can I make with Skyy Blood Orange?

Cocktail Colin says:

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If you're looking for a cocktail that features the vibrant and tangy goodness of blood orange, the "Blood and Sand" cocktail might be right up your alley. This classic drink has a rich history dating back to the 1920s and offers a perfect balance of sweet, tangy, and slightly bitter flavors. Made with blood orange juice, red vermouth, cherry liqueur, and whiskey, it provides a complex and satisfying flavor profile, with blood orange juice adding a unique and tangy note that stands out beautifully. Another option to consider is the "Blood Orange Margarita," which offers a modern and refreshing twist on the traditional margarita. This cocktail combines tequila, orange liqueur, and blood orange juice to create a lively and flavorful drink. The inclusion of lime juice and sugar syrup adds a nice balance of tartness and sweetness, and a pinch of salt on the rim provides an extra layer of complexity. Served with a lime wedge, it's not only delicious but visually appealing as well. Both these cocktails leverage the distinct taste and vibrant color of blood orange, making them excellent choices for anyone looking to enjoy this unique fruit in a stylish beverage.

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You asked: Cocktails with Skyy Blood Orange. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

The Real Blood and Sand

The Real Blood and Sand is a vibrant and complex cocktail that tweaks the classic Blood and Sand by incorporating...

Orange juice (30ml), Cherry liqueur (15ml), Red vermouth (30ml), Tequila Añejo (40ml)

4 ingredients
4.84 / 5

Miss Ruby

The Miss Ruby cocktail is an elegant and vibrant beverage that combines the zesty sweetness of orange liqueur with the...

Orange liqueur (30ml), Vodka (60ml), Pomegranate Juice (30ml)

3 ingredients
4.49 / 5

Berry Blush

The Berry Blush is a refreshing and fruity cocktail that is perfect for a night out with friends or a...

Vodka (30ml), Orange juice (60ml), Cranberry Juice (Top up), Sugar Syrup (12.5ml), Raspberry (5), Red vermouth (30ml)

6 ingredients
4.42 / 5

Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand is a classic cocktail that gets its unique name and vibrant color from the combination of ingredients...

Blood orange juice (20ml), Red vermouth (20ml), Cherry liqueur (20ml), Whiskey (20ml)

4 ingredients
4.34 / 5

Arizona Sunset

This mocktail is perfect for trying to beat that Arizona heat.

Orange juice (240ml), Lemon-Lime soda (240ml), Grenadine (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.86 / 5

Orange Mojito

The Orange Mojito is a citrusy twist on the classic mojito cocktail, incorporating the bright, zesty flavor of orange. Traditionally,...

Vodka (90ml), Mint Leaves (8), Orange (1), Sugar (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
3.75 / 5

Vodka Sunrise

The Vodka Sunrise is a vibrant and citrusy cocktail that conjures up images of leisurely mornings and sun-dappled terraces. A...

Orange juice (90ml), Lemon-Lime soda (30ml), Grenadine (Dash), Vodka (90ml)

4 ingredients
3.69 / 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

Blood Orange Margarita

The Blood Orange Margarita is a spin on the classic Mexican cocktail that is both vibrant in colour and burst...

Orange liqueur (30ml), Lime juice (30ml), Tequila (45ml), Sugar Syrup (45ml), Blood orange juice (45ml), Salt (Pinch), Lime (Wedge)

7 ingredients
3.58 / 5

Death Valley Sunrise

The Death Valley Sunrise is a vibrant and citrus-forward cocktail that captures the visual splendor of a desert sunrise in...

Orange liqueur (30ml), Vodka (30ml), Orange juice (180ml), Grenadine (Dash)

4 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 flavors pair well with blood orange?

Blood orange pairs well with flavors like vanilla, honey, and spices like cinnamon. It also complements other citrus fruits and dark spirits like whiskey and tequila.

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How do you make a cocktail with blood orange juice?

To make a cocktail with blood orange juice, combine it with complementary spirits like vodka, tequila, or whiskey, and add balancing ingredients like sweeteners or bitters. Shaking or stirring with ice enhances the flavors.

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What is a Blood and Sand cocktail?

A Blood and Sand cocktail is a classic drink made with blood orange juice, red vermouth, cherry liqueur, and whiskey. It's known for its balanced sweet, tangy, and slightly bitter flavors.

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Can I use regular orange juice instead of blood orange juice in cocktails?

Yes, you can substitute regular orange juice for blood orange juice, but note that blood oranges have a unique tangy and slightly berry-like flavor that regular oranges lack.

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What are some ways to garnish a blood orange cocktail?

Garnish a blood orange cocktail with slices or twists of blood orange peel, fresh herbs like mint or basil, and even edible flowers for an elegant touch.

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