Cough & Drop
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Cough & Drop
Cocktail recipe

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The Cough & Drop cocktail is a sweet and fruity concoction that combines the lush flavors of peach, melon, and apple for a refreshing experience. With the base of peach ... more The Cough & Drop cocktail is a sweet and fruity concoction that combines the lush flavors of peach, melon, and apple for a refreshing experience. With the base of peach schnapps complemented by the honeydew melon notes of melon liqueur and the crispness of apple liqueur, this drink offers a delightful mix of orchard-fruits taste. The addition of lemonade and apple juice brings in a zesty and slightly tangy edge, making the Cough & Drop an ideal choice for those who enjoy a balance of sweet and sour in their beverages. Served in a cocktail glass, it is typically enjoyed as a cold treat.
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Peach Schnapps
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8.13% | 1.95 units *

Method
How to make a Cough & Drop

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a shot of Apple Sourz, a shot of Midori and two shots of peach schnapps to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Add two shots of apple juice and two shots of lemonade, then serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Apple Juice in the Cough & Drop cocktail for another juice?

Yes, you can substitute apple juice with pear juice or white grape juice for a similar flavor profile. These alternatives maintain the fruity essence while offering a slight variation in taste.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishing recommendations do you have for a Cough & Drop cocktail?

For the Cough & Drop, consider garnishing with a thin apple slice or a lemon wheel to complement its fruity flavors. A sprig of mint could also add a refreshing touch to the overall presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Cough & Drop compare to a standard cocktail?

The Cough & Drop has an alcohol content of 8.13%, which is slightly lower than the average cocktail. Standard cocktails typically have an alcohol content ranging from 10% to 15%, depending on the ingredients and their proportions.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Cough & Drop?

The best way to serve a Cough & Drop is chilled in a cocktail glass. Ensure the ingredients are well shaken with ice before straining into the glass to maintain its refreshing quality. Serving it cold enhances its flavors and drinking experience.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is the Cough & Drop cocktail most suitable?

Given its unique name and fruity, refreshing taste, the Cough & Drop cocktail is ideal for casual summer gatherings, backyard barbecues, or any occasion where a light, whimsical beverage might be enjoyed. Its playful nature makes it perfect for social events with friends.

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