Sip into a Blue Haze

If you're looking for a delicious, refreshing and unique drink to enjoy, the Blue Haze cocktail is just the thing for you. This popular cocktail is a mix of blue , , triple sec orange and lemonade, creating a vibrant and eye-catching hue that's sure to impress.

The Blue Haze cocktail was first created in the 1960s or early 1970s by Andy MacElhone, the son of famed bartender Harry MacElhone at Harry's New York Bar in Paris. It has since become a classic cocktail that can be found in many bars around the world.

At its core, Blue Haze contains two measures of vodka and one measure of blue curaçao liqueur. The blue curaçao is what gives this cocktail its signature color—it is made with dried peel from Laraha citrus fruit and then doctored with artificial blue coloring to give it an extra pop of color. The other two ingredients are one measure of triple sec orange liqueur (which adds sweetness) and lemonade (which helps to balance out the taste).

When served as a tall drink over ice, the Blue Haze offers a refreshing taste that will quickly become one of your favorite summertime drinks. Its vibrant hue makes it perfect for pool parties or barbecues, making it an ideal choice when you want to add some flair to your event.

For those looking for something unique and delicious to add their next gathering or just want something special for themselves on a hot summer day, look no further than the Blue Haze cocktail! With its bold color and tantalizing flavor combination, this drink is sure to please everyone who tris it!

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Creating Blue Haze

To make a ‘Blue Haze' cocktail, you will need Blue Curaçao, vodka, triple sec orange liqueur and lemonade. Start by measuring out 1 measure of Blue Curaçao into a shaker. Next, add 2 measures of vodka and 1 measure of triple sec orange liqueur. Shake the ingredients together until they are well combined. Finally, pour the shaken cocktail into a glass and top up with lemonade. Enjoy your ‘Blue Haze'!

The Taste of Blue Haze

Blue Haze has a sweet and fruity flavor, with some hints of spice on the exhale. It can be likened to a combination of blueberry and black pepper. It has an earthy aroma that is reminiscent of pine and mint. On the palate, it is smooth and creamy, with notes of blueberry, blackberry, and a slight hint of spice. The smoke is light and easy to inhale, making it perfect for novice smokers.


In conclusion, the Blue Haze cocktail is an easy-to-make and refreshing summer drink that packs a powerful punch. It contains blue curaçao, vodka, triple sec orange liqueur and lemonade which creates a bright blue hue reminiscent of a Caribbean sky. The grain bill for the Blue Moon which is often served with a slice of orange complements the flavor of the cocktail. With 5.4% by volume, this popular summertime drink is sure to be hit among friends and family alike.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.