Are you lookig for a delicious cocktail with a twist? The Key Lime Martini is the perfect choice! Combining GREY GOOSE® Le Citron Flavored Vodka, white grape juice, fresh basil, mint, premium elderflower liqueur and freshly squeezed lemon juice, this martini has a unique flavor that is sure to delight your taste buds. The key lime flavor in this martini comes from the freshly harvested limes found in Florida. The tartness of the lime is balanced out by the sweetness of the coconut, blueberries and raspberries, making it an incredibly refreshing drink.
This drink is low in calories (469.9) and sodium (32.4 mg) but still packs a flavorful punch! It's also high in potassium (102.2 mg) and carbohydrates (57 g). If you're looking for a tasty cocktail without too many calories or sodium, this is the perfect drink for you!
Whether you're havig it as an aperitif before dinner or sipping it slowly on a summer evening, the Key Lime Martini is sure to be one of your favorite drinks. With its complex flavors and delicate balance between sweet and tart, it's sure to be an instant hit! So grab some GREY GOOSE® Le Citron Flavored Vodka and get ready to enjoy this delicious cocktail!
Is There a Key Lime Vodka?
Yes, Florida Key Lime Vodka is made usng Key Limes that are harvested in the sunshine state! This vodka is made from real Key Limes, giving it a unique and delicious flavor. It's a great addition to any cocktail or just enjoy it neat for a refreshing treat. The vodka is distilled and bottled in Florida to ensure quality and freshness. So, if you're looking for a vodka with an intense lime flavor, look no further than Florida Key Lime Vodka!
Pairing Key Lime with Other Flavors
Key limes are a tart, citrusy fruit that have been popular since the 1800s. They work well with other fruits to create a flavorful and refreshing dish or dessert. Key limes pair wonderfully with sweet flavors like coconut, blueberries, and raspberries. The tartness of the lime complements the sweetness of these other fruits to create a delicious flavor combination.
Try adding key lime juice to your favorite smoothie recipe and topping it off with fresh blueberries or shredded coconut for an extra layer of flavor. Alternatively, make a classic Key Lime Pie by combining the juice with condensed milk and baking it in a graham cracker crust, then topping it off with fresh raspberries or blueberry compote for an even more decadent treat. No matter how you use them, key limes are sure to add an irresistibly zesty touch to any dish!
Calorie Count of a Key Lime Martini
A key lime martini cntains 469.9 calories per serving. It also contains 32.4 mg of sodium, 102.2 mg of potassium, and 57.0 g of total carbohydrate with no dietary fiber.
The Origin of the Name Key Lime
The Key lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) is native to the Florida Keys and other parts of the Caribbean and was once known as the ‘West Indian Lime'. It has a unique flavor compared to other limes, with a higher acidity, stronger aroma, and thinner rind than the Persian lime. The tartness of this citrus fruit gives it its distinctive flavor that is used in popular desserts such as Key Lime Pie. This is why it is called a Key lime – because its flavor is so closely associated with this particular dessert.
The Taste of Key Lime
Key limes are definitely on the sour side of the spectrum. While they do contain some natural sweetness, the tartness and sharpness are more prominent, making them incredibly sour. Their flavor is far more intense than other limes, and can even be considered borderline bitter.
What Is the Lowest Calorie Cocktail?
The lowest calorie cocktail is a vodka soda. This classic drink is made by combining one shot of vodka (around 96 calories) with club soda (zero calories). This combination has no added sugar, so it's a great option for those loking for an alcoholic beverage without the calories. If you're looking for a bit more flavor in your cocktail, you can add a splash of lime or lemon juice for an extra few calories. For a fun twist, add a flavored vodka such as raspberry or orange. For a sweeter option, substitute club soda for diet tonic water and garnish with some fresh fruit slices such as lemon or lime. No matter what you choose, this light and refreshing cocktail will be sure to hit the spot while keeping your calorie count low.
The Key Lime Martini is a unique and delicious cocktail that combines the tartness of fresh key limes with the sweetness of white grape juice and elderflower liqueur. With GREY GOOSE Le Citron Vodka poviding an extra kick, this cocktail is perfect for any occasion. The addition of fresh basil, mint and lemon make it a refreshing summer drink that can be enjoyed by everyone. With its low calorie content and high nutritional value, this cocktail is sure to be a hit at any gathering.