Dolly Parton
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Dolly Parton
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The Dolly Parton cocktail is a rich and creamy blend that marries the deep, roasted flavors of coffee liqueur with the warmth of dark rum, topped by the indulgent sweetness ... more The Dolly Parton cocktail is a rich and creamy blend that marries the deep, roasted flavors of coffee liqueur with the warmth of dark rum, topped by the indulgent sweetness of cherry brandy. This dessert-like concoction is mellowed out with the smooth addition of milk and finished with a luxurious dollop of whipped cream. Named after the iconic singer, this drink encapsulates a bold, complex array of flavors, presented in the classic elegance of a cocktail glass. Its profile is one of indulgence and comfort, much like the persona of its namesake, making it a unique choice for those looking to savor a sweet, spirited treat.
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Base ingredient
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Dark rum
Alcohol content
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14.63% | 3 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Dolly Parton

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients except the cream into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Top up with whipped cream and 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 a different type of cream for the whipped cream in the Dolly Parton cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute the whipped cream with heavy cream or half-and-half if you prefer a less airy texture or don't have whipped cream available. Keep in mind, this may slightly alter the final taste and texture of the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Dolly Parton cocktail?

The Dolly Parton cocktail is best served in a cocktail glass, chilled. You can garnish it with a cherry or a slice of orange to add a pop of color and a hint of extra flavor.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Should the Dolly Parton cocktail be shaken or stirred?

The Dolly Parton cocktail should be shaken. Shaking it with ice before straining into a glass will ensure that the mixture is properly chilled and that the flavors are well blended for the best tasting experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

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

With an alcohol content of 14.63%, the Dolly Parton cocktail falls within the range of typical alcohol content for cocktails, which usually varies between 10% and 20%. It is moderately strong, making it comparable to many classic cocktails.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Dolly Parton cocktail?

The Dolly Parton cocktail, with its rich and creamy profile accented by notes of coffee and cherry, is perfect for evening gatherings, dinner parties, or as a dessert drink. Its unique flavor combination makes it a great choice for special occasions or as a signature drink for a Dolly Parton-themed event.

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