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Cactus Cooler Shot Recipe

Dec 08, 2017 | Post By Danny Mahoney
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The Cactus Cooler Cocktail is an ideal summer drink, best enjoyed when you’re having a picnic with friends or lazing by the pool side. The cocktail can also be made into a shot.

As the name suggests, the Cactus Cooler is so cool and refreshing that it could quench even the thirst of a cactus frying under the desert sun. It is a very flavourful and energy-packed drink, and perfect to have with a bunch of friends at the bar. This chilling cocktail is surprisingly easy to throw back, and will bring you to life in the way water revives a cactus.

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The Cactus Cooler is one of those rare drinks which cocktail enthusiasts and people new to drinking can both enjoy just as well. It is as potent as it is refreshing, and has the potential to knock you out if you’re not careful with the quantity. Some say that the taste is very similar to the American soft drink of the same name which many have enjoyed in their childhood.

The drink is an invigorating take on the standard cocktail recipes. It is a must-have on a summer drink list, anywhere, anytime, any occasion. So enjoyable is this drink that many call it their favourite cocktail of all time. When someone makes variations to the classic recipe, it is generally just to switch up the energy drink band based on personal taste. Otherwise, the cocktail has a complete recipe that needs no substitutions or variations.

Ingredients

  • 30 ml Peach Schnapps
  • A splash of Orange Juice
  • 45 ml cup Red Bull
  • 60 ml Mandarin Vodka

Preparation

  1. Pour the Red Bull in a lowball glass
  2. Pour in the orange juice over the top
  3. Then take a shot glass and add Mandarin Vodka and Peach Schnapps to it
  4. To drink, drop the Shot glass into the Lowball glass

Equipment

  • Lowball glass
  • Shooter/shot glass

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Danny is a Melburnian liquor enthusiast and ex bartender turned web developer. Although an avid whiskey drinker he likes to practice the arts of cocktail making and mixing drinks. Danny believes there are always new concoctions just waiting to be explored and enjoyed.

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