Green Death Crystal
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Green Death Crystal
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.82 / 5
Green Death Crystal is a regular drink I have when I go out. I came up with it after having absinthe and lemonade and then light rum and lemonade, So ... more Green Death Crystal is a regular drink I have when I go out. I came up with it after having absinthe and lemonade and then light rum and lemonade, So I decided to combine the two.
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Absinthe
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9% | 2.7 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Green Death Crystal

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a long glass stir together the absinthe and the light rum
Add the ice and then the lemonade, then serve

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

·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What makes absinthe a unique ingredient in the Green Death Crystal cocktail?

Absinthe is known for its high alcohol content and its distinct flavor, derived from botanicals like wormwood, anise, and fennel. Its inclusion in the Green Death Crystal cocktail contributes a complex, herbal undertone and a notable kick due to its strength.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Green Death Crystal cocktail stirred and not shaken?

Stirring is the preferred method for cocktails that are spirit-forward and do not include ingredients that need to be vigorously combined, such as cream or egg whites. Stirring the Green Death Crystal ensures a smoothly blended drink without diluting it too much, preserving its flavor and alcohol content.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Green Death Crystal compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 9%, the Green Death Crystal is on the lower end of the spectrum compared to standard cocktails, which can range anywhere from 10% to 30% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes it a lighter option for those seeking a less potent drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Green Death Crystal for optimal enjoyment?

The Green Death Crystal should be served in a highball glass, chilled to enhance its flavors. Top it up with lemonade to the desired volume, making sure to stir gently to integrate all the ingredients. This method of serving highlights the cocktail's unique flavor profile and ensures a refreshing experience.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can I customize the Green Death Crystal if I find it too strong or too weak?

Yes, the Green Death Crystal is adaptable to personal taste preferences. If it's too strong, you can increase the amount of lemonade to dilute the alcohol content further. Conversely, if it's too weak, consider reducing the lemonade or adding more absinthe or white rum. Customizations like these allow you to fine-tune the cocktail to your liking.

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