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Orange Crush Cocktail Recipe

Feb 17, 2018 | Post By Danny Mahoney
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Orange flavour lovers will rejoice at this liqueur-fuelled version of a glass of fresh orange juice. This drink is just about as refreshing as any cocktail can get. If you’re extremely thirsty and a little too down at the end of the day, this drink is the perfect medicine for your ailment.

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Full of zesty citrus flavours, the Orange Crush cocktail is so irresistible that you’ll have to stop yourself from reaching for glass after glass. Serving this classic cocktail with anything but freshly squeezed orange juice would amount to a crime among bartenders and cocktail lovers alike.

Although this drink has been around for quite a while, and is exceedingly popular around the world due to its simple yet universally popular flavour, its persona is far more adventurous and fun than it is classy. This uncomplicated drink calls for no fancy liqueur or unique, rare ingredient, not does it need to be shaken like a maraca. The Orange Crush cocktail was created in Maryland USA.

This vitamin-C laden drink is a summer favourite, and although like most fruity cocktails its popularity grows near beaches, every bar in the world could whip one up for you. Many like to switch up the original flavour of this drink now and again with the addition of difference juices and spirits, but the classic recipe is a classic for a reason.

Here is a recipe for this extremely refreshing cocktail.

Ingredients:

  • 60 ml Orange Liqueur
  • 30 ml Cointreau
  • 120 ml freshly squeezed Orange Juice
  • 1 can Sprite or 7-Up

Preparation:

  1. Fill cocktail shaker with ice
  2. Shake the Orange Liqueur, Cointreau, and freshly squeezed Orange Juice in the cocktail shaker
  3. Top with the soft drink
  4. Garnish with a slice of orange

Equipment:

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Ice cubes
  • Slice of orange for garnish

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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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