Best Western Hit
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Best Western Hit
Cocktail recipe

Rating

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The Best Western Hit is a decadent and creamy cocktail that is sure to hit the spot. This indulgent drink combines the richness of Bailey's with the boldness of coffee ... more The Best Western Hit is a decadent and creamy cocktail that is sure to hit the spot. This indulgent drink combines the richness of Bailey's with the boldness of coffee liqueur and the kick of vodka. A smooth and velvety texture is achieved by adding a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream into the mix. Each sip is a perfect balance of the sweet and bitter notes, creating a well-rounded and satisfying flavour profile. This cocktail is often enjoyed as a dessert drink or as an after-dinner treat. With its luxurious ingredients and smooth taste, the Best Western Hit is a perfect choice for those who appreciate a little indulgence in their cocktails.
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Cocktail cherry, orange
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14.14% | 3.46 units *

Champagne glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Best Western Hit

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the Baileys, Kahlúa and vodka to a cocktail shaker and shake well for about four minutes
Strain into a chilled champagne flute and add one scoop of ice cream
Garnish with a sliced orange and a cherry and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of ice cream in the Best Western Hit cocktail?

Yes, you can use a different type of ice cream in the Best Western Hit cocktail. While vanilla ice cream is recommended for its classic flavor, feel free to explore with flavors such as chocolate, caramel, or even coffee ice cream to add a unique twist to your cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Best Western Hit?

The Best Western Hit is best served in a champagne glass to add an element of sophistication. Make sure the cocktail is well-chilled by shaking with ice before straining into the glass. No garnish is specified, but a small scoop of vanilla ice cream on top or a sprig of mint could enhance its presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Best Western Hit compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 14.14%, the Best Western Hit sits on the lower to moderate end of the alcohol content spectrum for cocktails. Standard cocktails typically range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume (ABV), depending on the recipe and serving size. This makes the Best Western Hit relatively mild compared to stronger cocktails like a Margarita or a Manhattan.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Should the ingredients for the Best Western Hit be blended or shaken?

The Best Western Hit should be shaken, not stirred. This method helps to thoroughly mix the liqueurs with the vanilla ice cream, resulting in a smooth, well-combined cocktail. Blending could be an alternative if a more slushie-like consistency is desired, but shaking is the recommended technique.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Best Western Hit?

The Best Western Hit, with its creamy texture and indulgent flavor profile, is especially suited for dessert occasions or as a luxurious after-dinner drink. Its sophisticated presentation makes it a great choice for dinner parties, celebratory events, or even a cozy night in. Its unique combination of flavors could also make it a hit at themed parties or during the holiday season.

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