triple sec

noun
\ -ˈsek \

Definition of triple sec 

: a colorless orange-flavored liqueur

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Bahama Breeze is filling its cups (and carefully rimming them with multicolored sugar) with the reggae punch — a mix of Bacardi Major Lazer Limited Edition Rum, triple sec, pineapple juice, strawberry and passion fruit. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Bahama Breeze's Reggae Fest promises special food, drink, music at restaurants," 29 June 2018 The drink includes five spirits — vodka, rum, gin, tequila and triple sec — along with sweet and sour mix and is served in a 10-ounce mug over ice. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "$1 Long Island iced teas? Yes, and more Sunday deals for National Iced Tea Day," 8 June 2018 Add the reserved orange juice, triple sec, wine, and cinnamon sticks, stir, cover the container, and refrigerate for at least 2 and up to 24 hours. Adam Ried, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipes: Four ways to make summer sangria, with or without wine," 19 May 2018 Jalapeño Margarita: Don Julio, sweet and sour, lime juice, triple sec and fresh jalapeños. Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle, "Bar Star: Delphia Lewis at Dreams Bar & Lounge," 6 June 2018 The Playa Blanca Margarita is made with Libelula Tequila, Combier triple sec, coconut creme and lime, and is garnished with a blood orange crisp. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "8 boozy slushies you'll want to drink this summer," 24 May 2018 Signature drink: The Sturgeon Whisper mixes vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice and lime juice. Al Pierleoni, sacbee, "Where to go for fun and food along Sacramento's Garden Highway | The Sacramento Bee," 18 May 2018 Add a large ice cube to the prepared glass, along with the Jamaican rum, orgeat and triple sec. Lou Bustamante, San Francisco Chronicle, "The rise, fall and redemption of the mai tai," 10 May 2018 Early versions consisted of vodka, rum and triple sec, mixed with orange and pineapple juice. Tim Hackett, SI.com, "The Definitive Guide to the Triple Crown Cocktails," 3 May 2018

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First Known Use of triple sec

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for triple sec

from Triple Sec, a trademark

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