Death At Sunset
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Death At Sunset
Cocktail recipe

Rating

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The Death At Sunset cocktail presents a visually captivating experience with its layered sunset effect, achieved by the gradual infusion of grenadine through the blend of vodka and orange juice. ... more The Death At Sunset cocktail presents a visually captivating experience with its layered sunset effect, achieved by the gradual infusion of grenadine through the blend of vodka and orange juice. Served in a pint glass, this drink offers a generous volume that balances the sharpness of vodka with the citrus sweetness of orange juice. The addition of grenadine not only contributes a gradient of color reminiscent of a sunset but also adds a touch of fruity depth to the flavour profile. This cocktail is typically enjoyed cold and is perfect for sipping as the day transitions into the evening, capturing the essence of a sunset in both its appearance and name.
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9.6% | 4.8 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Death At Sunset

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a pint glass add crushed ice then the vodka
Fill the glass with orange juice
Gently add the grenadine so it infuses through the drink and serve
~ You can also make this with tequila instead of vodka. ~


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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Death At Sunset cocktail?

The Death At Sunset should be served cold in a pint glass. For the best experience, the glass can be chilled beforehand. Begin by pouring the vodka and orange juice into the glass, then slowly add the grenadine to create a 'sunset' effect in the drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the vodka in Death At Sunset with another alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute vodka with another clear spirit to suit your taste or availability. Tequila or gin can be a good alternative, adjusting for personal preference. However, using a different spirit may alter the cocktail's final flavor profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Death At Sunset compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 9.6%, Death At Sunset sits in the moderately strong range of cocktails. It is stronger than light cocktails like the Mimosa but lighter than heavy cocktails such as a Long Island Iced Tea.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of Death At Sunset that I can make?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of Death At Sunset by substituting the vodka with a non-alcoholic spirit or soda. You can still follow the original recipes, topping up with orange juice and adding grenadine for the sunset effect.

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