The blue motorcycle is hands down the best biker drink of all time. Motorcycling is a way of life, it cannot be developed; it is in your blood. The mix of pleasure, exhilaration, thrill, adventure, fear, and relaxation changes your life forever. It gives you a high adrenaline rush that you can get from nothing else. Except for one thing The ‘Blue Motorcycle .’ If you are a hardcore ride, then you must have savored this hell of a drink. If not, let’s get to know more about the biker’s favorite cocktail.
What is the Blue Motorcycle?
Contrary to the name, it is not some blue motorcycle but rather a refreshing and fulfilling cocktail. It is perfect for any occasion but is popular among bikers. Especially if you are a long island tea lover, this can be a perfect replacement for a cocktail. The blue cocktail gets its color due to the predominant blue shade of the drink.
History of Blue Motorcycle
It all started a contest in Long Island, New York, in 1972 to create a better variant of the popular Long Island ice tea. This fabulous cocktail soon became a rage in America, Europe, and worldwide. It is the ingredient of this crowd-pleasing drink that makes it stand out from every other drink.
The Ingredients of the Blue Motorcycle
The Blue Motorcycle is a mix of a variety of stuff. The ingredients also can be adjusted depending upon how you like your drink, strong or light. Let’s now find out the authentic ingredients of this world-class drink.
- Dark Rum
- Blue Curacao
- Lemon-Lime Soda
Recipe of Blue Motorcycle
The Blue motor cycle follows a basic recipe but can be varied according to your taste and mood. The recipe is as follows:
- ½ (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger vodka
- ½ (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger rum
- 2 cups ice cubes
- ½ (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger tequila
- One slice of fresh lemon
- ½ (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger Blue Curacao
- One dash of sour mix
- Two fluid ounces lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage
- ½ (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger gin
Directions to make Blue Motorcycle
The process to make this thrilling cocktail is pretty simple. Firstly, you take a cocktail shaker and fill it with lots of ice, rum, tequila, gin, lemon-lime soda, sour mix, and blue curacao. Now shake this mix like a biker until the mix gets frothy on the top. Now put the mix into the glass and enjoy this heavenly drink to your heart’s content.
Some Badass Cocktails other than Blue motorcycle for Bikers
Now that you are familiar with this outstanding drink, let’s see some of the other popular biker badass cocktails:
The walker: Made with Dark Rum, Light Rum, triple sec, 151 proof rum, orange juice, lime juice, grenadine, pineapple juice, almond syrup (optional).
The Ankle Twister: Is prepared with rum, lime juice, and cherry brandy.
The raptor: Raptor contains whiskey, egg white, lemon juice, and sugar syrup.
The Bloody Mess: This potent cocktail is made with beer, vodka, and tomato juice.
The Tequilaonic: It consists of heaps of silver tequila, tonic, lime juice, and lime wedge.
If you are a biker and have not tasted a blue motorcycle, you are missing a large chunk of the thrill of being a rider. It is like a rider knowing the cc of the bike. Blue mountain is a must-have drink to taste as a biker.