Gorilla’s Tit
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Gorilla’s Tit
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.8 / 5
The Gorilla's Tit is a bold and unique cocktail that combines the rich, deep flavors of coffee liqueur with the smooth notes of whiskey, all balanced with the bright effervescence ... more The Gorilla's Tit is a bold and unique cocktail that combines the rich, deep flavors of coffee liqueur with the smooth notes of whiskey, all balanced with the bright effervescence of lemonade. This drink is typically served in a highball glass, catering to those who appreciate a cocktail that delivers a complex interplay of sweetness and citrus with a robust alcoholic backbone. Its intriguing name and mixture of ingredients make it a conversation starter and a distinctive choice for an unconventional cocktail experience.
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8% | 2.4 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Gorilla’s Tit

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a tall glass with ice
Add the Southern Comfort then the Tia Maria, and finally top up with lemonade before serving


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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Gorilla’s Tit compare to other cocktails?

Gorilla’s Tit has an alcohol content of 8%, which is relatively low compared to classic cocktails like a Margarita or a Martini, which usually range from 10% to 25% alcohol by volume. This makes Gorilla’s Tit a milder option, suitable for those who prefer a less intoxicating drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different kind of whiskey in the Gorilla’s Tit cocktail?

Yes, you can use a different kind of whiskey in the Gorilla’s Tit cocktail. Though the original recipe may specify a particular type, feel free to use your preferred whiskey. Whether it's rye, bourbon, or even a Scotch whisky, the choice will alter the flavor profile slightly but can personalize the drink to your taste.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Gorilla’s Tit cocktail?

The Gorilla’s Tit is best served cold in a highball glass. Since it's not shaken or stirred, you can build the drink directly in the glass. Start with ice, add the whiskey, top up with lemonade, and finally add a dash of coffee liqueur. Garnish could be optional since it's not a traditional cocktail, but a lemon twist or slice could complement the flavors nicely.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Gorilla’s Tit?

Due to its unique mix of flavors and moderate alcohol content, the Gorilla’s Tit could be best suited for casual gatherings or themed parties where guests are open to trying creative and unconventional cocktails. Its intriguing name and flavor profile make it a conversation starter.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Gorilla’s Tit to suit my tastes?

To customize the Gorilla’s Tit cocktail to suit your tastes, consider adjusting the ratios of the ingredients. For a sweeter drink, increase the amount of lemonade or coffee liqueur. If you prefer it stronger, up the whiskey content. You can also experiment with different types of whiskey or add garnishes like a maraschino cherry or orange peel to introduce new flavors.

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