Glebe Bomber
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Glebe Bomber
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The Glebe Bomber is a unique cocktail that combines the creamy richness of Baileys Irish Cream with the deep, roasted flavors of coffee liqueur and the classic, malty notes of ... more The Glebe Bomber is a unique cocktail that combines the creamy richness of Baileys Irish Cream with the deep, roasted flavors of coffee liqueur and the classic, malty notes of Guinness stout. Served in a pint glass, this indulgent concoction is reminiscent of an Irish Car Bomb and is recognized for its layered complexity and bold flavor profile. The cocktail’s name might hint at a geographical connection or evoke a sense of potency and surprise akin to its explosive namesake. It's a drink that offers a multi-sensory experience, juxtaposing the smooth texture of liqueurs with the effervescence of a well-loved beer, creating a memorable taste adventure with an Irish twist.
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Bailey's
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5.61% | 1.71 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Glebe Bomber

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Get a pint glass and half fill it with Ireland’s finest Guinness
Then get a shot glass and add the Tia Maria
Carefully float the Baileys on top of the shot glass
Then drop the shot glass into the pint glass and serve immediately

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

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly layer the ingredients for a Glebe Bomber?

To create the layered effect in a Glebe Bomber, start by pouring the Guinness into a pint glass. Then, slowly pour the Bailey's and coffee liqueur over the back of a spoon near the surface of the beer. This technique allows the heavier liquids to float on top of the Guinness, creating a visually appealing layering effect.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Glebe Bomber for maximum enjoyment?

The Glebe Bomber is best served cold in a pint glass. Ensure all ingredients, including the Guinness, Bailey's, and coffee liqueur, are chilled before mixing. Serving it cold enhances the flavors and makes it more refreshing, especially as a dessert cocktail or an after-dinner drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of beer for Guinness in a Glebe Bomber?

While Guinness is the classic choice for a Glebe Bomber due to its unique flavor profile and creamy texture, you can substitute it with another stout or porter if necessary. Keep in mind that this may alter the taste and texture of the cocktail, so choose a beer that is similarly dark and rich.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Glebe Bomber suitable for a gluten-free diet?

The Glebe Bomber may not be suitable for a gluten-free diet due to the presence of Guinness, which is made from barley, a gluten-containing grain. However, if you want to make a gluten-free version, you can use a gluten-free stout or porter in place of the Guinness. Always check the labels of your ingredients to ensure they meet your dietary requirements.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Glebe Bomber compare to that of a standard beer?

The Glebe Bomber has an alcohol content of 5.61%, which places it in the range of many standard beers, which typically have an alcohol content of 4% to 6%. However, the addition of Bailey's and coffee liqueur can make it slightly stronger than some beers, depending on the specific brands and proportions used.

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