Are you looking for an easy cocktail that is clear, crisp, and straightforward? Then, here is the blue lagoon cocktail for you. This cocktail turns vodka, blue curacao, and lemonade into a crisp drink that you would love to test.
According to reports, Andy MacElhone, the son of the famous bartender Harry MacElhone created Blue Lagoon at Harry’s New York bar. It is assumed that Andy MacElhone created this drink in the 1960s or early 1970s. Unfortunately, though, no one knows the exact date or year when it was created.
This cocktail has two versions. One is a blended version, and another one is a shaken version. The blended version was created by Andy Macelhone, but no one knows who created shaken version and when. Though because of the deliciousness and simplicity, the shaken version is more popular than the blended one. We would talk about each version but first, let’s jump to the recipe.
How to make Blue Lagoon Cocktail:-
- 40 ml Ketel one vodka
- 15 ml blue curacao.
- Fill with lemonade
- Garnish: Lemon wheel and Maraschino Cherry
- Pour the vodka, blue curacao, into a shaker.
- Add cubed ice to it and shake until it is well-chilled.
- Pour it into a glass (Hurricane glass preferred).
- Fill with lemonade.
- Garnish it with a lemon wheel and maraschino cherry.
- Enjoy! It’s ready to serve.
If you want the blended version, follow this measurement. Add 60 ml vodka and 60 ml lemonade for a chilled and refreshing drink. Hire a bartender and have the blue lagoon cocktail made for your birthday party.
This delicious drink has a sweet taste and maintains a very simple look that attracts people to love this drink. However, the colour is what makes the cocktail a very requested one in the UK for private events.
You can try using different ganishes such as orange wedge and some mint sprig. The coolness of this drink makes it perfect for enjoying on a sunny beach when the temperature is high. Although you are welcome to enjoy Blue Lagoon Cocktail at any time, you want.