Cranhammer
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Cranhammer
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The Cranhammer cocktail is a vibrant and fruity beverage that combines the sweet and tangy flavors of orange and cranberry juices with the punch of orange-infused vodka and a hint ... more The Cranhammer cocktail is a vibrant and fruity beverage that combines the sweet and tangy flavors of orange and cranberry juices with the punch of orange-infused vodka and a hint of sourness from the sour mix. Served in a pint glass, this drink presents a refreshing option for those who enjoy citrus-forward cocktails with a balance of sweetness and tartness. The color of the Cranhammer is reminiscent of a summer sunset, making it visually appealing as well as delicious. Perfect for a casual gathering or as a summery poolside sipper, the Cranhammer offers a tantalizing taste experience for lovers of fruity mixed drinks.
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Orange vodka
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Orange
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14.12% | 3.6 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Cranhammer

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add sour mix, orange juice, mandarin vodka and cranberry juice to a pint glass with ice
Stir well and garnish with a wedge of orange before serving

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

·  Sour  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended glassware for serving a Cranhammer?

The recommended glassware for serving a Cranhammer is a pint glass. This choice complements the volume and the cold, refreshing nature of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

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

With an alcohol content of 14.12%, the Cranhammer is slightly above the average for typical cocktails, which usually range around 10-12% alcohol by volume. This makes it a moderately strong drink.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Cranhammer to enhance its presentation and flavor?

A slice of orange or a lime wheel works well as a garnish for the Cranhammer. These citrus elements complement the orange juice and cranberry flavors, while adding a pop of color and enhancing the cocktail's visual appeal.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Since the Cranhammer is not shaken, what is the preferred method of mixing its ingredients effectively?

The preferred method for mixing a Cranhammer is to stir the ingredients. Firstly, you should pour orange juice, cranberry juice, sour mix, and orange vodka into a pint glass filled with ice. Then, stir the mixture gently but thoroughly to ensure the flavors meld together perfectly.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What types of occasions are most suitable for serving the Cranhammer cocktail?

Given its vibrant color and refreshing taste, the Cranhammer is ideally suited for summer gatherings, outdoor barbecues, and casual parties. Its moderate alcohol content also makes it a great choice for occasions where you want a balanced, enjoyable drink that's not too strong.

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