If you are a sweet fruity cocktails lover, then try Liquid Marijuana,s shot. It’s a combination of blue curacao, coconut rum, pineapple juice, and some other ingredients. It’s the best option to enjoy your party with this cocktail drink.
This is really a yummy drink and the shot is called liquid marijuana punch because of its brilliant green color.
About Liquid Marijuana Shot
When you hear the words liquid marijuana, don’t get alarmed. It has nothing to do it getting high or pot! In fact, liquid marijuana is the name given to a specific drink you can order on a summer day or a breezy day.
This cocktail has a beautiful bluish green color which is very visually appealing and exciting. It has a complex, spicy yet fruity flavor that comes from spiced rum, coconut rum, Melon Liqueur, and pineapple juice.
This drink is super easy to make. You literally have to mix all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, and that’s it! This dress is made effortlessly, and you can serve it at your parties as well. Its color and spicy flavor make it fun and a great choice for events and parties!
Who invented the Liquid Marijuana cocktail?
If you are wondering how did this cocktail come into being? Let me tell you, and its true origin is a bit unclear. We can only guess that this drink was created to celebrate and pay homage to the marijuana plant. Moreover, we can also think that the liquid marijuanas shot cocktail was created as a way to get tipsy without using the actual plant or its components.
Because of the high alcohol content in this cocktail, you definitely will get tipsy and boozy, but the effect won’t be as much as with the marijuana plant. This drink is very popular in US and Canada, and you can find it on the menu of several bars.
The following ingredients are used to make liquid marijuanas shot recipe:
- Melon Liqueur: This liqueur is very sweet. It offers a sweet flavor that resembles honeydew melon a lot. You get an almost candy-like feel.
- Spiced Rum: This rum is loaded with aroma and flavors of spices like cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, star anise, etc.
- Coconut Rum: It’s sweet, yet the tropical flavor is just right for this drink.
- Sweet & Sour: This liqueur offers a perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess to the cocktail. There are several types of sweets and sours available in the market. You can use a simple sweet and sour mix or a whiskey sour mix as well. Whatever you have on hand will work.
- Blue Curaçao: This ingredient is responsible for the bluish tone of the liquid marijuana cocktail. It has a citrusy flavor which a hint of bitterness to balance out the sweetness from other ingredients.
- Pineapple Juice: Pineapple juice adds a deliciously sweet, slightly tangy, and tropical feel to this cocktail giving it its signature flavor.
How to make Liquid Marijuana Shot?
To make this shot drink we need six different ingredients with some ice cubes. These are spiced rum, coconut rum, sweet and sour, melon liqueur, blue curacao, and pineapple juice.
To make the drink we need a cocktail shaker. Fill the cocktail shaker with some ice cubes, and add spiced rum, coconut rum, sweet and sour, melon liqueur, blue curacao, and pineapple juice. Shake well for 30-40 seconds then strain into a shot glass.
Here is the simplest way to make your own sweet cocktail drink. Don’t forget to see the recipe card below.
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Liquid Marijuana Shot
- ½ ounce Melon Liqueur
- ½ ounce Spiced Rum
- ½ ounce Coconut Rum
- 1 splash Sweet & Sour
- ½ ounce Blue Curaçao
- 1 ounce Pineapple Juice
- Some Ice cubes