Coctel Getsemani
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Coctel Getsemani
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The Coctel Getsemani is an intriguing concoction that combines the deep and aromatic qualities of whiskey with the rich warmth of brandy. The addition of Angostura bitters introduces a complex ... more The Coctel Getsemani is an intriguing concoction that combines the deep and aromatic qualities of whiskey with the rich warmth of brandy. The addition of Angostura bitters introduces a complex layer of spiciness and a hint of herbal undertones, which complement the sweetness of the red vermouth. This cocktail balances the robust flavors of its spirits with the nuanced bittersweet symphony of the vermouth to create a sophisticated and full-bodied drinking experience. It is generally served in a cocktail glass, allowing for both a luxurious presentation and an ideal way to savor its rich flavor profile. The Coctel Getsemani's heritage and name may not be widely known, but its composition suggests a blend of tradition and boldness, suitable for a discerning palate looking for a taste of something both classic and distinctive.
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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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32% | 5.76 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Coctel Getsemani

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes and stir well
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a cherry and serve

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·  Stir  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Coctel Getsemani stirred and not shaken?

The Coctel Getsemani is stirred instead of shaken to maintain the clarity and smooth texture of the drink. Stirring gently combines the ingredients, especially the spirits like whiskey and brandy, without introducing too much air, which could make the cocktail cloudy. This method ensures a silky mouthfeel appropriate for the rich flavors of the cocktail.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of bitters for Angostura in the Coctel Getsemani?

Yes, you can substitute another type of bitters for Angostura in the Coctel Getsemani if you're aiming to tweak the flavor profile or simply use what you have on hand. Orange bitters or aromatic bitters from other brands might offer a slightly different taste but should complement the whiskey, brandy, and red vermouth well. However, Angostura Bitters are recommended for their unique flavor blend that matches the cocktail's character.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Coctel Getsemani?

The Coctel Getsemani is best served in a chilled cocktail glass to enhance its flavors and maintain its cool temperature. Before pouring the cocktail, chill the glass by either placing it in the freezer for a few minutes or filling it with ice water and letting it sit. Once chilled, empty the glass and strain the stirred cocktail into it to serve.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Coctel Getsemani compare to a standard cocktail?

The Coctel Getsemani has an alcohol content of 32%, which is significantly higher than many standard cocktails, which typically range from 15% to 25% alcohol by volume. This higher alcohol content is due to the equal parts of whiskey, brandy, and red vermouth, all of which are relatively high in alcohol compared to mixers that might dilute other cocktails.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are suitable for serving the Coctel Getsemani?

The Coctel Getsemani, with its rich combination of whiskey, brandy, and red vermouth, is perfect for sophisticated evening gatherings or as an after-dinner drink. Its strong flavor profile and higher alcohol content make it suitable for sipping slowly, ideally at events where conversations linger and the atmosphere is relaxed. It may be particularly appreciated at tastings, formal parties, or as a warming cocktail during cooler seasons.

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