Death On A Lead
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Death On A Lead
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The cocktail named "Death On A Lead" is a potent concoction served in a shot glass that packs a punch with its mix of absinthe, lime juice, and raspberry liqueur. ... more The cocktail named "Death On A Lead" is a potent concoction served in a shot glass that packs a punch with its mix of absinthe, lime juice, and raspberry liqueur. The absinthe provides a herbal and anise-flavored base, which is complemented by the sharp tanginess of the lime juice. The raspberry liqueur adds a fruit-forward sweetness and a vibrant color to the mix. With its bold flavors and strong presence, this cocktail is often appreciated for its intensity and is typically enjoyed as a quick, strong shot that can be a conversation starter or a daring choice for those looking to try something with a bit of edge.
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21.67% | 0.65 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Death On A Lead

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a shot glass and serve


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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Death On A Lead?

The best way to serve Death On A Lead is to chill the ingredients before serving. Use a shot glass as recommended. Pouring the absinthe, lime juice, and raspberry liqueur directly into the glass without shaking or stirring preserves the distinct layers and flavors, making it a visually appealing and potent shot.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in Death On A Lead if I don't have them?

Yes, if you don't have raspberry liqueur, you could try a similar berry liqueur or a berry-flavored syrup for a non-alcoholic version, though this will alter the taste and alcohol content. If absinthe isn't available, anise-flavored spirits like Sambuca or Pernod could be used, but they will create a different flavor profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Death On A Lead compare to other shots?

With an alcohol content of 21.67%, Death On A Lead is relatively strong compared to many other shots, which can vary widely in alcohol content from around 15% to 50%. It's stronger than a beer or a wine but slightly less potent than taking a straight shot of absinthe or other spirits.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is Death On A Lead most suitable?

Given its strong flavor and high alcohol content, Death On A Lead is best suited for occasions like Halloween parties, themed night events, or as a bold start to a night out with friends. Its unique name and presentation make it a memorable choice for celebrations that lean towards the adventurous.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize Death On A Lead to suit my taste?

You can customize Death On A Lead by adjusting the ratios of ingredients to favor your taste preference. For instance, adding more raspberry liqueur can sweeten the shot, while increasing lime juice adds tartness. Additionally, experimenting with other types of citrus or berry liqueurs offers a way to make the drink uniquely yours.

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