Face Ache
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Face Ache
Cocktail recipe

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The Face Ache cocktail is a vibrant and eclectic mix that is bound to stand out with its unique flavor profile. The base of this drink combines the robust characteristics ... more The Face Ache cocktail is a vibrant and eclectic mix that is bound to stand out with its unique flavor profile. The base of this drink combines the robust characteristics of vodka with the creamy, egg-based texture of Advocaat, which presents a rich and smooth experience. This is accentuated by the refreshing kick of crème de menthe, imparting a cool minty essence that contrasts with the creaminess. To lighten up the intense flavors and add a fizzy component, the concoction is topped up with lemonade, creating a playful balance between sharp, sweet, and minty notes. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Face Ache is a distinctive choice for those seeking a bold and unconventional cocktail experience.
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14.5% | 2.18 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Face Ache

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add one shot of advocaat, one shot of crème de menthe and one shot of vodka to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Top up the glass with lemonade and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What can I use as a substitute if I don't have Advocaat for the Face Ache cocktail?

If you don't have Advocaat, you can substitute it with eggnog, especially if you're looking for a similar creamy texture and flavor profile. Though the taste won't be identical, eggnog is a decent replacement and will still blend well with the other ingredients.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with a Face Ache cocktail?

Given the unique combination of ingredients in a Face Ache, a sprig of fresh mint or a twist of lemon peel could add a refreshing contrast to its sweet and creamy flavor. Garnishing with a small mint leaf not only introduces an aromatic element but also enhances the cocktail's visual appeal.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a recommended way to serve the Face Ache cocktail for the best taste experience?

The Face Ache cocktail should be served cold in a chilled cocktail glass. Shaking the ingredients with ice before straining into the glass ensures that it is adequately chilled and slightly diluted, balancing the strong flavors. This method highlights the cocktail's complexity and smoothness.

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