Fuzzy Duck
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Fuzzy Duck
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.82 / 5
This cocktail tastes like Ribena, so it’s pleasant and goes down very easy. This cocktail tastes like Ribena, so it’s pleasant and goes down very easy.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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2.76% | 5.24 units *

Method
How to make a Fuzzy Duck

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put all the spirits in a jug filled with ice then add the blackcurrant and lemonade
Stir well and serve
~ Recipe is enough for a pitcher. The shots can be doubled if the “legless effect” is desired! ~

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly mix a Fuzzy Duck cocktail?

To prepare a Fuzzy Duck cocktail, start by adding the coconut rum, vodka, peach schnapps, white rum, and gin into a pitcher glass. Gently stir these ingredients to combine them well. Next, top up the mixture with lemonade until the total volume reaches 1900ml, ensuring a consistent blend. Finally, add a dash of blackcurrant cordial for a touch of sweetness and color. Unlike many cocktails, the Fuzzy Duck is not shaken but stirred to maintain its distinct layers and flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Fuzzy Duck?

The ideal way to serve a Fuzzy Duck is cold, straight from the pitcher into individual glasses. Considering its composition and total volume, it's meant to be enjoyed in a communal setting. You can serve it over ice in tumbler glasses to keep it cold longer. If desired, garnish with a slice of lemon or lime for a refreshing citrus twist.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Fuzzy Duck compare to other cocktails?

The Fuzzy Duck has an alcohol content of 2.76%, which is notably lower than many classic cocktails. This lower percentage is due to the substantial volume of non-alcoholic lemonade used to top up the drink, making it more diluted than cocktails like Margaritas or Martinis that typically have alcohol content ranging between 20-30%. The Fuzzy Duck is more akin to a light, casual drink rather than a strong cocktail.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving a Fuzzy Duck?

Given its fun name, large serving size, and relatively low alcohol content, the Fuzzy Duck is perfect for casual gatherings, summer parties, or barbecue events where it can be shared among friends. Its refreshing and fruity profile makes it a hit during warmer seasons or at any event where a light, communal cocktail is desired to keep the mood easy and enjoyable.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize a Fuzzy Duck to suit my tastes?

The Fuzzy Duck cocktail is quite versatile and allows for numerous customization options. For a sweeter taste, you can increase the amount of blackcurrant cordial or peach schnapps. Conversely, if you prefer a less sweet, more tart flavor, consider using more lemonade or adding a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. For a stronger cocktail, you can adjust the proportions of the spirits, but keep in mind this will also increase the alcohol content. Finally, experimenting with different fruit cordials or adding fresh fruit slices as garnish can also offer delightful variations.

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