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Continental Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Continental, 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, Green Creme De Menthe, Lime Juice, Powdered Sugar, or Lemon Peel, 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

Continental Cocktail Description

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

Indulge in the Continental, where each of the 5 ingredients, including Light rum, Green Creme de Menthe, Lime juice, Powdered sugar, Lemon peel, plays a crucial role in creating an unforgettable experience. This cocktail is a testament to the fusion of tradition and innovation. For similar adventures in taste, try Nevada Cocktail, Gorilla Smile, Magic Woman.

Continental Ingredients

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

US Metric
  • 1 3/4 oz Light rum
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Green Creme de Menthe
  • 1 tblsp Lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Powdered sugar
  • 1 twist of Lemon peel
  • 96 ml Light rum
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Green Creme de Menthe
  • 15 ml Lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Powdered sugar
  • 1 twist of Lemon peel

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

How to Make a Continental Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Continental 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 3/4 oz Light rum, 1 1/2 tsp Green Creme de Menthe, 1 tblsp Lime juice, 1/2 tsp Powdered sugar, 1 twist of Lemon peel. Once blended to perfection, pour into the cocktail glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Continental Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
500.0 0.0 125.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Continental 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 Continental Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Light Rum, Green Creme De Menthe, Lime Juice, Powdered Sugar, and Lemon Peel.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Continental.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Continental 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%
Green Creme De Menthe 124 times 0.76%
Lime Juice 1003 times 6.13%
Powdered Sugar 208 times 1.27%
Lemon Peel 135 times 0.83%

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Continental FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Continental Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Continental.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Continental?
  • A: The ingredients include Light Rum, Green Creme De Menthe, Lime Juice, Powdered Sugar, and Lemon Peel, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Continental cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Cocktail glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 1145 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 7.00% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Continental 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 Continental is the perfect addition to any occasion.