Green Heather
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Green Heather
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.77 / 5
This recipe was given to me by a mate. It is supposedly one of the nicer ways of using absinthe. This recipe was given to me by a mate. It is supposedly one of the nicer ways of using absinthe.
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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Alcohol content
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36.75% | 2.21 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

Method
How to make a Green Heather

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the Baileys to a double shot glass, then carefully pour the whisky over it so that it layers
Then layer the absinthe on the very top and serve

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

·  Double  ·  Layer  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Can I use a different type of whiskey in the Green Heather cocktail?

Yes, you can use different types of whiskey for the Green Heather cocktail. While the specific type isn't mentioned, feel free to experiment with your preferred whiskey, be it Irish, Scotch, or bourbon, to adjust the flavor profile to your liking.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Green Heather cocktail?

The best way to serve the Green Heather cocktail is chilled, in a shot glass, as per the original specifications. You might want to cool the shot glasses in the freezer before serving the cocktail to enhance its cold, crisp nature.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Green Heather compare to that in a standard beer?

The alcohol content of the Green Heather cocktail is 36.75%, which is significantly higher than that of a standard beer, which typically hovers around 4-6% alcohol by volume (ABV). Given the difference, it's advisable to consume the Green Heather more sparingly.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some ways I can modify the Green Heather cocktail to suit my tastes?

To customize the Green Heather cocktail, consider adjusting the proportions of Bailey's, whiskey, and absinthe based on your taste preference. Adding a cream-based liqueur for a smoother texture or a few dashes of bitters for complexity could also enhance the drink. Experimenting with garnishes, like a lemon twist or fresh herbs, might offer a refreshing contrast to the cocktail's potency.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Is there a non-dairy alternative to Bailey's that I can use in the Green Heather cocktail?

Yes, for a non-dairy version of the Green Heather cocktail, you can substitute Bailey's with a variety of non-dairy cream liqueurs available on the market, such as almond milk or coconut milk-based liqueurs. These alternatives can offer a similar creamy texture and sweetness without dairy.

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