Coalminer
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Coalminer
Cocktail recipe

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The Coalminer cocktail is a robust and straightforward mix, characterized by the strong presence of its constituent liquors. Blending 30ml each of vodka, dark rum, and apple liqueur, the drink ... more The Coalminer cocktail is a robust and straightforward mix, characterized by the strong presence of its constituent liquors. Blending 30ml each of vodka, dark rum, and apple liqueur, the drink showcases a balance between the clear, clean taste of vodka, the rich and slightly sweet notes of dark rum, and the fruity tang of apple liqueur. Served in a lowball glass, this cocktail offers a simple yet flavorful experience, with the apple adding a bright note to the darker undercurrents of the rum, making it suitable for those who appreciate a spirit-forward drink with a touch of fruitiness.
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31.67% | 2.85 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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30ml 1oz 3cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
30ml 1oz 3cl

Method
How to make a Coalminer

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir all ingredients together in a glass and serve
~ Alternatively, you can top up the glass with ice and coke to make it into a long drink. ~

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Coalminer?

The Coalminer is best served in a chilled lowball glass to enhance the cold, alcoholic characteristics of the cocktail. Given its not shaken but stirred method, ensure to stir the ingredients well over ice before straining into the serving glass.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredient in a Coalminer if I don't have apple liqueur?

If you don't have apple liqueur, you can substitute it with pear liqueur for a similar fruity sweetness, although this will slightly alter the original flavor profile. Alternatively, a splash of apple juice and a touch of simple syrup can mimic the sweetness and apple flavor.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Coalminer compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 31.67%, the Coalminer is moderately strong compared to other cocktails. It's stronger than a classic Mojito (around 10-15% alcohol) but not as potent as a neat spirit (around 40% alcohol) or a more alcohol-dense cocktail like a Long Island Iced Tea (around 22%).

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Coalminer suitable for a gluten-free diet?

Yes, the Coalminer can be suitable for a gluten-free diet, assuming the vodka and dark rum used are gluten-free. Most distilled spirits are gluten-free, but it's important to check the labels or contact the manufacturers if you're particularly sensitive, as some products may be contaminated during the flavoring or bottling process.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings would complement a Coalminer?

Given its bold flavors from dark rum and the sweet, fruity notes of apple liqueur, the Coalminer pairs well with grilled meats, barbecue dishes, or hearty, flavor-rich foods like smoked sausage. For a lighter option, hearty salads or cheese platters also complement the cocktail's profile.

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