Bertie’s Brain Buster
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Bertie’s Brain Buster
Cocktail recipe

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3.82 / 5
Bertie's Brain Buster is a bold and refreshing cocktail that is sure to awaken the senses. This drink gets its name from the legendary Bertie, known for his dazzling wit ... more Bertie's Brain Buster is a bold and refreshing cocktail that is sure to awaken the senses. This drink gets its name from the legendary Bertie, known for his dazzling wit and sharp mind. The combination of vodka, apricot brandy, and orange liqueur creates a perfect balance of sweet and citrus flavors. The addition of orange juice gives it a delightful tanginess, while the splash of apricot brandy adds a dash of tropical fruitiness. With each sip, the flavors mingle together to create a tantalizing taste experience. This cocktail is perfect for those looking for a burst of flavor and a touch of sophistication. Enjoy it on a warm summer evening or at a lively party, and see if you can solve Bertie's Brain Buster.
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8.14% | 2.85 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Bertie’s Brain Buster

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Mix apricot brandy, Blue curaçao and vodka with three ice cubes
Top up the tumbler with orange juice, stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Blue Curaçao with something else in Bertie’s Brain Buster?

Yes, you can substitute Blue Curaçao with Triple Sec or any other orange-flavored liqueur if you can't find Blue Curaçao. Be mindful that Blue Curaçao brings a unique blue color to the cocktail, so using a different liqueur will change the color of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Bertie’s Brain Buster?

Bertie’s Brain Buster is best served cold in a lowball glass. You may want to stir the ingredients well with ice before straining them into the glass to ensure it's chilled properly.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Bertie’s Brain Buster?

A slice of orange or a cherry works well as a garnish for Bertie’s Brain Buster. These add a pop of color and complement the flavors of the drink.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Bertie’s Brain Buster compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of around 8.14%, Bertie’s Brain Buster is slightly lower in alcohol content than many classic cocktails, which typically range around 10%-15% alcohol by volume. This makes it a milder option.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving Bertie’s Brain Buster?

Due to its refreshing and unique flavor profile, Bertie’s Brain Buster is well suited for summer parties, outdoor gatherings, or as a vibrant addition to a cocktail party menu.

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