Great Wall Of China
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Great Wall Of China
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Rating

4 / 5
The Great Wall of China cocktail is a unique combination of flavors that creates an intriguing blend within a single glass. This drink brings together Sambuca and Bailey's, which offer ... more The Great Wall of China cocktail is a unique combination of flavors that creates an intriguing blend within a single glass. This drink brings together Sambuca and Bailey's, which offer a balance of herbal and creamy notes, with vodka adding a neutral alcoholic base. The inclusion of cola introduces a familiar fizzy sweetness, while milk contributes a smooth texture and tempers the strong notes of the other ingredients. Served in a cocktail glass, the Great Wall of China presents a diverse flavor profile that might cater to those looking for a cocktail experience that is out of the ordinary.
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10.56% | 2.85 units *

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Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Great Wall Of China blends diverse elements like Sambuca, Bailey's, and cola into an unexpected concoction that intrigues the palate with herbal, creamy, and fizzy notes. A daring choice for adventurous drinkers who relish eclectic flavor profiles.

Method
How to make a Great Wall Of China

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the ingredients directly to a lowball glass filled with ice cubes
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Bailey's with another cream liqueur in the Great Wall Of China cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute Bailey's with another cream liqueur in the Great Wall Of China cocktail. Consider using Amarula, which is a fruit cream liqueur, for a slightly different flavor profile. The substitution should be done in a 1:1 ratio to maintain the balance of flavors in the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Great Wall Of China cocktail?

The best way to serve the Great Wall Of China cocktail is in a chilled cocktail glass. Before pouring the mixed drink, you could also rim the glass with cocoa powder or sugar for an added touch. Serve immediately after stirring to ensure the flavors are fresh and vibrant.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Great Wall Of China cocktail suitable for lactose-intolerant individuals?

No, the Great Wall Of China cocktail is not suitable for lactose-intolerant individuals due to its milk and Bailey's content, both of which contain lactose. For a lactose-free version, consider using lactose-free milk alternatives and a dairy-free cream liqueur substitute.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Great Wall Of China compare to a standard cocktail?

The Great Wall Of China has an alcohol content of 10.56%, which is slightly lower than the average for many classic cocktails, which typically range from 15-30% ABV depending on the recipe. Its lower alcohol content makes it a more moderate choice for those seeking a lighter alcoholic option.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Do I need any special equipment to prepare the Great Wall Of China cocktail?

No special equipment is needed to prepare the Great Wall Of China cocktail. A stirrer or a spoon is sufficient to mix the ingredients properly. Ensure you have a cocktail glass for serving, and measure the ingredients to maintain the drink’s balance and flavor profile.

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