Easy Ways To Enhance Your Blue Coconut Cocktail Shot!

Easy Ways To Enhance Your Blue Coconut Cocktail Shot!

There are lots of alcoholic drinks with coconut but not many of them are blue cocktails. Prepare to embark on a flavour-packed journey as we unveil effortless ways to take your Blue Coconut Shot to new heights. This delightful cocktail, blending the zesty notes of fresh lemon juice, the vibrant hues of blue curaçao, and the tropical essence of coconut rum, is about to transform your cocktail-tasting buds. Let’s explore creative twists, garnishing options, and a few secrets to ensure your Blue Coconut Shot becomes the star of every gathering.

Unveiling the Essence of Blue Coconut Bliss

Blue Curaçao Liqueur Exploration:

Blue curaçao (also called just “curaçao”) is a liqueur flavoured with the dried peel of the bitter orange laraha, a citrus fruit grown on the Dutch island of Curaçao -according to Wikipedia definition. It’s a lot like triple sec, which is a generic name used for any orange-flavoured spirit, such as Cointreau

Coconut Rum Bliss:

You can elevate your cocktail by selecting a high-quality coconut rum. The richness and depth of flavour will add a layer of sophistication to your drink. Explore different brands and find the perfect coconut rum so that transform your Blue Coconut Shot into a tropical masterpiece. I usually prefer Bacardi coconut rum for my cocktails.

Lemon Zest Extravaganza:

Try to stick to fresh ingredients, especially when it’s about juices. Adjust the amount of fresh lemon juice to achieve your preferred level of tartness. Whether you enjoy a zesty kick or a more subdued citrus flavour, finding the right balance will make your Blue Coconut Shot uniquely yours.

Garnishing Galore:

3 shot glasses filled with blue coconut cocktail shots, made with rum, blue curacao and fresh lemon juice.

I believe that cocktails should appeal not only to the palate but also to the eye. I’m not a person that can create sophisticated visuals but I try my best when I have the chance.

You can the visual appeal of your Blue Coconut Shot by experimenting with garnishes. While shredded coconut adds texture, consider other options like a twist of lemon peel or even a pineapple wedge. The garnish not only enhances aesthetics but also contributes to the overall taste experience.

Pina Colada Fusion:

Infuse the creamy goodness of piña colada into your Blue Coconut Shot by adding a splash of coconut milk or coconut cream. This luxurious touch brings a velvety texture, creating a sipping experience reminiscent of a tropical paradise.

Blue Hawaiian Influence on Blue Coconut Cocktail:

You can draw inspiration from the classic Blue Hawaiian cocktail by incorporating pineapple juice into your Blue Coconut Shot. This addition introduces a sweet, tangy note that harmonizes beautifully with existing flavours. I would recommend having the Blue Hawaiian cocktail as a regular one, not as a shot.

Recipe of the Blue Coconut Cocktail Shot

In conclusion, the journey to enhance your Blue Coconut Shot is a delightful exploration of flavours and creativity. From selecting the perfect blue curaçao liqueur to experimenting with garnishes and additional ingredients, these easy techniques allow you to customize your cocktail to match your unique taste preferences.

Whether you’re a seasoned mixologist or a casual enthusiast, these enhancements are sure to make your Blue Coconut Shot an irresistible favourite. You can find more delicious cocktail shots with easy recipes on my blog post 5 Easy Christmas Cocktail Shot Recipes. Cheers to elevating your sipping experience!

3 slim cocktail glasses with blue coconut cocktail high angle view with shredded coconut spreaded all around

Blue Coconut Cocktail Shot

A delicious coconut rum cocktail with a vibrant colour of blue curacao.
Prep Time 3 minutes
Course Cocktails


  • 1/4 part Lemon juice Freshly squezed
  • 1/4 part Blue curacao
  • 1 part Coconut rum
  • Shredded coconut to garnish (optional)


  • Add all the liquids in a shaker with lots of ice and shake well.
  • Strain into your shot glasses, and garnish the glasses with shredded coconut if you like. Enjoy!
Keyword blue curacao, christmas, coconut, rum, shot

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