Gangbuster
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Gangbuster
Cocktail recipe

Rating

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The Gangbuster cocktail is a bold mix that fuses the robust flavors of whiskey with the herbal and slightly medicinal notes of Jagermeister. This concoction is balanced with the sweetness ... more The Gangbuster cocktail is a bold mix that fuses the robust flavors of whiskey with the herbal and slightly medicinal notes of Jagermeister. This concoction is balanced with the sweetness and refreshing qualities of lemonade, making it a drink with a complex taste profile that can cater to those who enjoy a spirit-forward beverage with a tangy edge. Typically served in a lowball glass, the Gangbuster presents a unique sipping experience that stands out in the realm of mixed drinks, offering a twist for those who appreciate whiskey cocktails with an unconventional partner.
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11.54% | 2.25 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Gangbuster

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a shot of Jack Daniel's and a shot of Jägermeister to a lowball glass
Fill up the glass with lemonade
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of whiskey for the one recommended in the Gangbuster cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another type of whiskey in the Gangbuster cocktail. While the original recipe may call for a specific whiskey, experimenting with different types, such as Bourbon, Rye, or a Scotch Whisky, can adjust the flavor profile to your liking. Each type of whiskey will bring its unique characteristics to the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Gangbuster to enhance its flavors?

The Gangbuster cocktail is best served cold in a lowball glass to enhance its flavors. Ensure the lemonade is chilled, and consider stirring the mix over ice before straining it into the serving glass. This method helps to keep the drink refreshingly cool while diluting it slightly, making the flavors smoother and more cohesive.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Gangbuster cocktail?

For the Gangbuster cocktail, consider garnishing with a slice of lemon or a lemon twist on the rim of the glass. The citrusy aroma of the lemon complements the tangy, sweet flavor of the lemonade and the depth of the whiskey and Jagermeister. This not only enhances the visual appeal of the drink but also adds a fresh scent and flavor that elevates the overall drinking experience.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Gangbuster cocktail?

The Gangbuster cocktail, with its unique blend of whiskey, Jagermeister, and lemonade, makes it an interesting choice for casual gatherings, barbecues, or even as a conversation starter at themed parties. Its refreshing yet bold flavors are best suited for laid-back settings where guests are open to trying new and distinctive drinks.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Gangbuster compare to other common cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 11.54%, the Gangbuster cocktail sits in the moderate range compared to other common cocktails. For example, a classic Margarita typically has about 13% alcohol content, while a Long Island Iced Tea can go up to 22% or more, making the Gangbuster a moderately strong choice. It's robust enough for those looking for a drink with a kick but not as potent as some of the heavier cocktails out there.

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