Classical Lady
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Classical Lady
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.94 / 5
The Classical Lady is a refreshing cocktail that offers a harmonious blend of fruit flavors with a sophisticated edge. It is anchored by the distinct taste of apple vodka and ... more The Classical Lady is a refreshing cocktail that offers a harmonious blend of fruit flavors with a sophisticated edge. It is anchored by the distinct taste of apple vodka and complemented by the subtle sweetness of white grape juice. The inclusion of Cointreau adds a touch of citrus to the mix, enhancing the overall zestiness of the drink. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Classical Lady presents a visually appealing and elegantly flavored choice, often garnished with a lime twist or sprig of mint to elevate its crisp and fruity profile. Ideal for a chic gathering or as a delightful aperitif, this cocktail is a celebration of classic ingredients with a contemporary twist.
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Base ingredient
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Apple vodka
Garnish
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Mint
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10% | 2.4 units *

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Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Classical Lady offers a delicate balance of fruity and citrus notes from apple vodka and Cointreau, set against a backdrop of white grape juice for a smooth, refreshingly light taste. Suitable for those who enjoy delicately flavored cocktails, it’s a refined choice for an elegant gathering.

Method
How to make a Classical Lady

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put the ice, vodka, Cointreau and grape juice into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds until cold
Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass
Rub the lime around the edge of the glass and discard
Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of vodka if I don't have apple vodka for the Classical Lady cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another flavored vodka that complements the cocktail's fruity profile, such as pear or peach vodka. Unflavored vodka can also be used, though the distinctive apple taste will be less pronounced.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with the Classical Lady cocktail?

A thin slice of green apple or a lime twist makes an excellent garnish for the Classical Lady cocktail, enhancing its aesthetic appeal and adding a fresh aroma that complements the drink's flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Classical Lady cocktail?

The Classical Lady cocktail is best served chilled in a cocktail glass. Make sure to shake the ingredients well with ice before straining into the glass to ensure it's cold and refreshing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Classical Lady compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 10%, the Classical Lady cocktail has a lower alcohol content compared to many standard cocktails, which can range from 15% to 30% alcohol by volume. This makes it a lighter option suitable for occasions when a less potent drink is preferred.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Classical Lady cocktail?

The Classical Lady cocktail, with its elegant appearance and refreshing taste, is perfect for summer gatherings, brunches, or as a welcome drink at weddings. Its lower alcohol content also makes it a great choice for daytime events.

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