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5 Must Have Coconut Water Cocktails For Chilled-Out Summer

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Coconut water is supreme. It is naturally sweet, hydrating, and packed with antioxidants. And while it is great as it is, it makes cocktails even better! It should be hardly surprising to know that this tropical drink has become a favourite among chefs and bartenders across the world. When you have a day at the beach, or dealing with the rising temperatures, a coconut water cocktail acts like the perfect pick-me-up. With its silky texture and smooth taste, coconut water adds a flavourful twist to the cocktail. Moreover, many experts believe that coconut water helps cure nasty hangovers!

So here are five coconut water cocktails that you simply must try! Get to know them below.

Caribeño

The perfect beachside drink that is as tasty as a Daquiri but comes in a larger glass! Find out how to make it

Ingredients

30 ml Captain Morgan Dark Rum
60 ml coconut water
7 ml lime juice, freshly squeezed
7 ml ounce  simple syrup
Ice
Lime wedge, for garnish

Method

Take a shaker, add ice and all the ingredients for the drink as mentioned above. Shake well until the mix has cooled. Squeeze a lime wedge into the glass and drop it in the drink to garnish.

Coconut Water Vodka

This drink has so much coconut water than vodka, you can basically label it as a health drink. Jokes apart, this tasty cocktail has subtle sweetness and sourness and feels like an elixir from heaven on a hot day.

coconut water vodka

Ingredients

45 ml CÎROC vodka
180 ml coconut water
Ice
Orange twist, for garnish

Method

Take a highball glass and fill it up with ice. Add vodka and coconut water to it and stir well. Garnish using the orange twist.

Gin and Coconut Water

A cocktail that takes inspiration from the widely popular Moscow Mule, Gin and Coconut Water has a complex flavour that none can beat.

Ingredients

45 ml Tanqueray No. Ten Gin
45 ml  pure coconut water
20 ml fresh lime juice
Dash of pressed ginger juice
Large ice cubes
Fresh lime wedge, for garnish

Method

Take a shaker, add ice to it and top it with the ingredients mentioned above. Shake well for 20 seconds. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass. Use the lime wedge for garnish.

Cucumber-Coconut Margarita

Ingredients

45 ml Don Julio Blanco
60 ml coconut water
15 ml Fresh lime juice
15 ml Simple syrup
7 thin slices of cucumber, 3 for garnish

Method

Mix all ingredients (including four of the cucumber slices) in a shaker and shake vigorously with ice until the mixture chills. Strain the blend onto fresh ice in a highball glass. Garnish using the remaining three cucumbers.

Rum and Coconut Water

This cocktail is super easy to make and tastes simply delicious. Check out below to know how it is made.

rum and coconut water

Ingredients

60 ml Captain Morgan Dark Rum
120 ml chilled coconut water

Method

Take a highball glass and fill it with ice. Add Captain Morgan and the chilled coconut water. Insert a straw in the glass. Voila! The cocktail is ready for serving.

While coconut water is healthy and believed to even cure hangovers, cocktails made using it must be consumed moderately. It is important to always serve and drink responsibly. This will keep you and your guests healthy and out of harm's way. If you know anyone who has difficulty controlling their liquor consumption, please refer them to a professional immediately.