Cockle Warmer
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Cockle Warmer
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Cockle Warmer is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for those chilly evenings when you need a warm and comforting drink. This cocktail combines the tangy taste of ... more Cockle Warmer is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for those chilly evenings when you need a warm and comforting drink. This cocktail combines the tangy taste of ginger ale with the zesty kick of lime and the rich and spicy flavors of spiced rum. Traditionally served in a highball glass, the cocktail is made by muddling two lime wedges in the bottom of the glass and then adding in 75ml of spiced rum. The glass is then topped off with 200ml of ginger ale and stirred gently to combine all the flavors. The resulting cocktail is crisp, fresh, and has a warming effect on the palate, making it the perfect drink to enjoy during the colder months. The spicy notes from the rum and the sharpness of the ginger ale are beautifully balanced by the tartness of the lime, creating a well-rounded and flavorful cocktail that is sure to please.
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Spiced rum
Garnish
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Lime
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10.91% | 3 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
200ml 6.76oz 20cl
2 wedges 2 wedges 2 wedges
75ml 2½oz 7.5cl

Method
How to make a Cockle Warmer

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour ingredients into a mixing glass, squeeze in the lime wedges and stir
Pour into a highball glass over crushed ice
Garnish with a lime wedge and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the type of rum used in the Cockle Warmer?

Yes, you can substitute the spiced rum with dark rum or even a white rum if you prefer a lighter taste. However, keep in mind that changing the type of rum may alter the flavor profile of the cocktail significantly, as spiced rum adds a unique warmth and depth.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Cockle Warmer?

For the Cockle Warmer, a garnish of lime wedges or a cinnamon stick can enhance both the appearance and flavor of the drink. The citrus from the lime complements the ginger and rum, while a cinnamon stick can add a festive touch and a little extra spice.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Cockle Warmer?

The Cockle Warmer is best served in a highball glass over ice. Ensure that the ginger ale is cold, and stir the mixture gently rather than shaking to retain carbonation. Serving it cold accentuates the refreshing qualities of the ginger and lime.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Cockle Warmer compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of approximately 10.91%, the Cockle Warmer falls into the lower to mid-range of alcohol content for cocktails. It's stronger than light cocktails such as a Mimosa but less potent than a typical Martini or Manhattan, making it a moderate choice for most occasions.

SEASONAL_TIME_RECOMMENDATIONS

Is there a particular season or time of year that the Cockle Warmer is best enjoyed?

Given its warming properties from the ginger ale and spiced rum, as well as the refreshing zest from the lime, the Cockle Warmer is versatile but particularly suited for the cooler months of autumn and winter. Its ability to warm from the inside out makes it an ideal choice for chilly evenings.

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