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LA Water Cocktail Recipe

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The LA Water Cocktail is a vibrant and complex drink that combines a variety of spirits for a uniquely bold experience. This cocktail features equal parts vodka, gin, tequila, rum, triple sec, melon liqueur, raspberry liqueur, blue curacao, and sweet & sour mix. The result is a dark green, murky concoction inspired by the LA River, offering a strong and flavorful mix that’s perfect for adventurous drinkers looking for something new.

Tasting Notes

LA Water

LA Water

Experience the Bold Taste of the Urban Jungle


  • 0.5 oz vodka
  • 0.5 oz gin
  • 0.5 oz tequila
  • 0.5 oz rum
  • 0.5 oz triple sec
  • 0.5 oz melon liqueur
  • 0.5 oz raspberry liqueur
  • 0.5 oz blue curacao
  • 0.5 oz sweet & sour mix
  • orange wedge and cherry to garnish


  1. Fill a tall glass with ice, then pour each ingredient into the glass.
  2. Stir to combine, then garnish with orange and cherry before serving.


This is an amazingly strong drink, the only thing thinning this out is the sweet and sour mix. Feel free to add a splash of cub soda if you feel it needs it. However the 'genuine' LA Water experience is as shown in the recipe.

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The LA Water Cocktail delivers a powerful and intriguing mix of flavors. The combination of vodka, gin, tequila, and rum provides a robust alcoholic base, while the triple sec adds a hint of citrus sweetness. The melon and raspberry liqueurs bring a fruity complexity, balanced by the tartness of the sweet & sour mix. The blue curacao adds a touch of orange flavor and contributes to the cocktail’s distinctive green color. Each sip is a blend of sweet, tart, and strong notes, making it a memorable drink.

Tips & Tricks

Modify the amount of sweet & sour mix to balance the sweetness and tartness to your liking.

Substitute regular rum with coconut or spiced rum for a different flavor profile.

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