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Twister Cocktail: How to Make a Twister Cocktail

The Twister cocktail is a refreshing and vibrant drink that’s perfect for any occasion. Its blend of flavors can take your taste buds on a delightful journey, making it a must-try for cocktail enthusiasts.

The Origins of the Twister Cocktail

The Twister cocktail, a drink as playful and refreshing as its name implies, is believed to have been inspired by the Twister ice lolly. Known for its delightful layers of fruit flavors like lemon, strawberry, and pineapple, the Twister lolly has been a summertime favorite for years.

Variations of the Twister cocktail

In this blog, we’ll explore two distinct variations of the this cocktail:

  • The first version takes its inspiration directly from the Twister ice lolly.
  • The second variation, while staying true to the original concept, opts for a more traditional cocktail-making approach.

Twister Lolly Cocktail Recipe

Twister Lolly Cocktail Recipe


  • 1 Twister ice lolly
  • 1 shot (45 ml) of vodka
  • A splash of lime juice (approximately 10 ml)
  • Lemonade or soda water to top
  • Ice cubes

Calorie Count

Approximately 230 calories


  1. Preparation: Place your Twister ice lolly in a blender and blend until it turns into a smooth slush.
  2. Mix: In your Interplay cocktail shaker, add the Twister ice lolly slush, vodka, and a splash of lime juice.
  3. Shake: Add ice cubes to the shaker. Close the shaker and give it a good shake until well mixed.
  4. Strain and Serve: Strain the mixture into a chilled glass.
  5. Top Up: Fill the remaining space in the glass with lemonade or soda water for added fizz.
  6. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with a slice of lime or even a small Twister lolly for added flair.

Enjoy your adjusted Twister Lolly Cocktail, made perfectly with the Interplay cocktail shaker!

Classic Twister Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients List (What You’ll Need)

To make the perfect Twister cocktail, gather the following ingredients:

  • Vodka: 1 shot (30 ml)
  • Pineapple juice: 2 shots (60 ml)
  • Orange juice: 1 shot (30 ml)
  • Lime juice: 1/2 shot (15 ml)
  • Grenadine: A splash (~5 ml)
  • Ice cubes: As needed


Approximately 180-200 per serving

Step-by-Step Guide: Creating Your Twister Cocktail

Making a Twister cocktail is simple and quick. Follow these steps for a single serving of 250 ml:

  1. Preparation: Gather all your ingredients and have your Interplay Concepts cocktail shaker ready.
  2. Shake It: Add vodka, pineapple juice, orange juice, and lime juice to your cocktail shaker.
  3. Ice It: Add a few ice cubes to the mixture.
  4. Shake Again: Give it a good shake until the cocktail shaker feels cold to touch.
  5. Pour and Splash: Strain the liquid into your glass and add a splash of grenadine for that pop of color and sweetness.
  6. Garnish and Serve: You can garnish with an orange slice or a cherry if you’d like.

Variations and Twists

Swap out the Vodka: If vodka isn’t your thing, consider using rum or tequila for a different kind of kick.

Virgin Twister: Want a non-alcoholic version? Omit the vodka and you’ve got a refreshing summertime mocktail.

Herb Garnishes: Feel free to experiment with your favorite herbs as garnishes. Mint or basil can add an interesting flavor profile

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