Felix Longwater
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Felix Longwater
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.57 / 5
Men and women alike enjoy this new cocktail. Basically it is a Whisky Sour with grenadine. It tastes great but packs a powerful punch. Men and women alike enjoy this new cocktail. Basically it is a Whisky Sour with grenadine. It tastes great but packs a powerful punch.
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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry, orange
Alcohol content
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26.67% | 2.4 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Felix Longwater

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail glass on the rocks
Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry and serve

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·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the whiskey in a Felix Longwater with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute the whiskey in a Felix Longwater with another type of dark spirit like bourbon or rye to maintain the cocktail's character. If you're looking for a lighter profile, trying brandy or dark rum could offer an interesting twist, but keep in mind this will alter the original taste significantly.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish would best complement a Felix Longwater?

Considering the simplicity and the flavor profile of the Felix Longwater, a lemon twist or an orange slice can add a nice aromatic touch without overwhelming the drink. A maraschino cherry could also provide a hint of sweetness and a pop of color making it visually appealing.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a specific occasion that the Felix Longwater is best suited for?

The Felix Longwater, with its robust whiskey base and sour-sweet balance, makes it a versatile drink suitable for many occasions. It's particularly fitting for evening events or dinner parties that call for a sophisticated yet straightforward cocktail option.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Felix Longwater compare to that of a standard cocktail?

A standard cocktail typically has an alcohol content ranging from 15% to 30% depending on the ingredients and proportions used. With an alcohol content of approximately 26.67%, the Felix Longwater falls within the higher end of this range, making it a relatively strong cocktail.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular customizations for the Felix Longwater to cater to different taste preferences?

To tailor the Felix Longwater to different taste preferences, you can play with the ratio of sour mix to grenadine for a sweeter or more sour profile. Additionally, adding a splash of soda water can make the drink lighter and more refreshing, while a dash of bitters could add complexity to the flavor.

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