It's Absolut-ly Time for Lime

Hard is it may be to believe, Absolut’s extensive portfolio has never featured lime as one of its flavors. Absolut Citron and Mandrin can be found on just about every back bar out there, and along with those two iconic citrus-forward Absolut flavors, many bars carry Pears, Berry Acaí, Apeach and the other fruit flavors in the brand’s catalog.

Finally, however, Absolut Lime has arrived! Bearing in mind that lime and cocktails are a classic pairing, Absolut recognized that they needed to take their time to ensure they struck a balance between full-bodied citrus flavor and a refreshing, light finish.

Absolut Lime will also be the official spirits partner on music’s biggest night of the year: the 2017 GRAMMY Awards, which will be held on February 12.

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Absolut Lime will be rolling out nationwide starting in January 2017. The MSRP is $19.99 for 750ml bottles and $24.99 for 1L bottles. Absolut Lime will also be available on www.reservebar.com.

 

Read below for Absolut Lime cocktail recipes

Absolut Lime - Absolut Lime Drop cocktail recipe

 

Absolut Lime Drop

2 parts Absolut Lime
1 part Lime Juice
¾ part Simple Syrup

Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a shot glass. Garnish with sugared lime.

Absolut Lime Mule cocktail recipe - Absolut Lime

 

Absolut Lime Mule

1.5 parts Absolut Lime
½ Freshly Squeezed Limes
Premium Ginger Beer

Squeeze in a half lime into a copper mug. Add ice, Absolut, and top up with ginger beer.

Absolut Lime - Absolut Lime Vojito cocktail recipe

 

Absolut Lime Vojito

2 parts Absolut Lime
1 part Lime Juice
¾ parts Simple Syrup

Lightly muddle 5-7 mint leaves in the bottom of a highball glass. Add remaining ingredients over ice and top up with soda. Garnish with a bundle of mint sprigs.

Absolut Lime Vodkarita cocktail recipe - Absolut Lime

 

Absolut Lime Vodkarita

2 parts Absolut Lime
1 part Lime Juice
½ part Agave Nectar

Shake all ingredients with ice until cold.  Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and a half salted rim. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Absolut Lime - Absolut Lime & Soda cocktail recipe

 

Absolut Lime & Soda

1.5 parts Absolut Lime
5 parts Soda
1 slice Lime

Build in your desired drinking vessel over ice. Garnish with lime.

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