Use Cococnut Water To Make Cocktails In 5 Innovative Ways
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A fresh drink of tender coconut water is not only a refreshing beverage to enjoy on its own but also makes for a freat mixer that can be treated in different ways within cocktail craft. There is more than one method to make use of coconut water in your bar creations and create innovative cocktails which make you seem like a pro in front of your family and friends. Not only can coconut water act as an excellent medium to enhance the taste of tropical fruit juices or bitters, but also seamlessly blend with spirits which need to shine while mixing a cocktail.

Steeping Flavours

Coconut water is being considered as an excellent agent to harness the flavours of different ingredients which are added to cocktails. A technique that is most prominently applied in the making of tea or coffee, infused cocktails require you to first brew beverages before adding them to a drink recipe. Coconut water is used these days as an agent to steep tea or coffee to extract their potent flavours and directly added to a cocktail containing rum or vodka and a citrus element like lime juice.

Infusing Aromas

Create a cocktail by using coconut water as your base but infuse the mixer with different aromas and flavours that will add a layer of complexity to your blend. One of the advantages of infusing coconut water with herbs, fruits and spices like cinnamon or cloves is that their flavours will absorb into the mixer uniformly and spread throughout the cocktail.

Frozen Coconut Water

Incorporate coconut water into cocktail recipes in an interesting way by turning your boozy mixes into slushies. Blend all the ingredients with ice cubes or crushed ice to craft a frozen mojito that incorporates coconut water into its recipe instead of carbonated water or soda. This also allows for cutting down on the simple syrup added to the recipe since coconut water introduces a pleasing sweetness into the cocktail blend.

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Fizzy Coconut Water

The slight fizz that one might enjoy while sipping on aperitifs or pre-dinner cocktails, would definitely be a great reason to experiment with fizzy coconut water creations that mix this ingredient with sparkling water. To this, add a splash of tequila, Aperol or Cointreau for boozy potency. The effervescence in the carbonated water helps enhance the flavours of the cocktail and give the drink a light quality.

Coconut Water Highball

The easiest ways to incorporate coconut water into a cocktail recipe is by preparing classic highballs that are served in tall glasses. This would constitute blending a generous 30 ml pour of a spirit of your choice coupled with sweet, nutty coconut water and just a dash of lime juice for a zesty finish.