Finlay Fizz
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Finlay Fizz
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The Finlay Fizz cocktail is a simple, refreshing beverage served in a highball glass, blending the warmth of whiskey with the effervescence of soda water, lightly sweetened by the rich, ... more The Finlay Fizz cocktail is a simple, refreshing beverage served in a highball glass, blending the warmth of whiskey with the effervescence of soda water, lightly sweetened by the rich, autumnal notes of maple syrup. This drink embodies a straightforward composition, offering a tantalizing mix of flavors that can appeal to those who appreciate a fizzy lift to their spirits without overwhelming sweetness. Ideal for sipping on a casual afternoon or as a subtle accompaniment to a meal, the Finlay Fizz provides a modest twist on the classic highball through its delicate use of maple syrup, adding a touch of natural flavor complexity to the crisp, bubbling soda water.
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4% | 1.2 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Finlay Fizz

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour whisky over ice in a highball glass
Top up the glass with soda water and finish with two or three dashes of maple syrup
Stir and serve

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·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use instead of whiskey in the Finlay Fizz cocktail?

For a non-alcoholic version, you can substitute whiskey with non-alcoholic whiskey alternatives or a mixture of tea and non-alcoholic vanilla extract to mimic the whiskey flavor. For an alcoholic version, bourbon or Scotch can offer a different taste profile while staying true to the spirit of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some recommended garnishes for the Finlay Fizz?

A lemon or orange zest twist could add a nice aromatic touch to the Finlay Fizz. Additionally, a maraschino cherry or a few fresh berries can also complement the flavors in the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Finlay Fizz?

The Finlay Fizz should be served in a highball glass over ice. Ensure the whiskey and maple syrup are well stirred before topping up with soda water. Providing a stirrer with the drink allows guests to mix their drink further if desired.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Finlay Fizz cocktail to suit my taste?

Adjust the amount of maple syrup to make the cocktail sweeter or more subtle according to your preference. You can also experiment with different types of whiskey or add a dash of bitters for a more complex flavor profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Finlay Fizz compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 4%, the Finlay Fizz is on the lower end compared to many classic cocktails, making it a lighter choice. For example, a Margarita typically has an alcohol content around 13-15%, making the Finlay Fizz a more sessionable option.

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