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Acapulco Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Acapulco, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Light Rum, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Sugar, Egg White, or Mint, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Acapulco Cocktail Description

The Acapulco falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Old-fashioned glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Let the Acapulco transport you to a realm of flavor and elegance. A careful selection of 6 ingredients, featuring Light rum, Triple sec, Lime juice, Sugar, Egg white, Mint, combines to create this masterpiece. It’s a drink that resonates with the essence of fine cocktail-making. Companion drinks like Solaris, Blueberry Daiquiri, Orange Margarita also offer a taste of this excellence.

Acapulco Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Acapulco, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 1/2 oz Light rum
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Triple sec
  • 1 tblsp Lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1 Mint sprig
  • 1.63 dl Light rum
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Triple sec
  • 15 ml Lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1 Mint sprig

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make an Acapulco Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Acapulco cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by vigorously shaking the following ingredients: 1 1/2 oz Light rum, 1 1/2 tsp Triple sec, 1 tblsp Lime juice, 1 tsp Sugar, 1 Egg white, 1 Mint sprig. Once blended to perfection, pour into the old-fashioned glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Acapulco Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
600.0 0.0 150.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Acapulco are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Acapulco Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Light Rum, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Sugar, Egg White, and Mint.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Acapulco.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Acapulco cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Light Rum 554 times 3.39%
Triple Sec 1182 times 7.23%
Lime Juice 1003 times 6.13%
Sugar 689 times 4.21%
Egg White 63 times 0.39%
Mint 117 times 0.72%

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Acapulco FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Acapulco Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Acapulco.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Acapulco?
  • A: The ingredients include Light Rum, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Sugar, Egg White, and Mint, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Acapulco cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Old-fashioned glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 464 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 2.84% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Acapulco cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Acapulco is the perfect addition to any occasion.