Cosmic Granny
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Cosmic Granny
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.67 / 5
Cosmic Granny is a refreshing and tangy cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. This cocktail gets its name from the combination of juicy pomegranate juice, zesty lime, and tangy ... more Cosmic Granny is a refreshing and tangy cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. This cocktail gets its name from the combination of juicy pomegranate juice, zesty lime, and tangy orange liqueur, which all come together to create a taste that is out of this world. The addition of crisp gin adds a subtle note of botanicals and complements the sharp flavors of the other ingredients. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a balanced combination of sweet and tart flavors. With its vibrant red color and bright citrus notes, this cocktail is not only delicious but also visually appealing. Get ready to take your taste buds on a cosmic journey with a sip of this flavorful and unique cocktail.
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Orange
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17.37% | 1.65 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Cosmic Granny

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an orange twist before serving

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use another type of orange liqueur if I don't have the one recommended for the Cosmic Granny?

Yes, you can use any type of orange liqueur available to you, such as Triple Sec, Cointreau, or Grand Marnier, as a substitute in the Cosmic Granny cocktail. The flavor profile might change slightly, but it will still contribute the desired citrus and sweet notes to the drink.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Cosmic Granny cocktail?

A thin slice of orange or a lime wheel makes an excellent garnish for the Cosmic Granny, adding a pop of color and enhancing its citrus notes. Pomegranate seeds sprinkled on top can also complement the drink's pomegranate juice, adding a festive look and a burst of flavor.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Cosmic Granny cocktail shaken and not stirred?

The Cosmic Granny cocktail is shaken to thoroughly mix its ingredients, particularly the pomegranate juice and citrus elements, which need to be well integrated with the gin and orange liqueur. Shaking also chills the drink effectively, creating a refreshing and vibrant cocktail experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Cosmic Granny compare to that of a standard cocktail?

The Cosmic Granny has an alcohol content of 17.37%, which is slightly lower than many classic cocktails. A standard cocktail typically has an alcohol by volume (ABV) between 20% to 30%, depending on the ingredients and proportions. The Cosmic Granny offers a milder option for those seeking a less potent drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve the Cosmic Granny for the best taste?

The Cosmic Granny should be served in a chilled cocktail glass to maintain its cold temperature, enhancing the overall taste and experience. Pre-chilling the glass in the freezer for a few minutes before serving can make a noticeable difference, resulting in a more enjoyable and refreshing cocktail.

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