Grimm Spesiale
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Grimm Spesiale
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Rating

3.98 / 5
This cocktail was made for a Danish customer of ours, who drank, drank and drank all day long! Probably the most popular cocktail we’ve got going! This cocktail was made for a Danish customer of ours, who drank, drank and drank all day long! Probably the most popular cocktail we’ve got going!
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Vodka
Alcohol content
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13.57% | 2.85 units *

Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Grimm Spesiale is a delightful fusion of fruity and boozy elements, mixing vodka, peach schnapps, and apricot brandy with fresh juices for a light, refreshing drink. It’s a crowd-pleaser with its balance of sweetness and tang, perfect for extended sipping.

Method
How to make a Grimm Spesiale

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the peach schnapps, apricot brandy, triple sec, apple juice and cranberry juice into a cocktail shaker full of ice
Shake for 5-10 seconds and pour into a long glass full of ice
Finally drizzle vodka on top and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Apricot Brandy in the Grimm Spesiale?

Yes, if you don't have Apricot Brandy, you can substitute it with Peach Brandy or even a Peach Liqueur for a similar fruity depth. The flavor profile will slightly change, but it will still complement the overall taste of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Grimm Spesiale?

For the Grimm Spesiale, considering its fruity notes, a slice of peach or apple, or even a few cranberries, can add both visual appeal and a hint of freshness to the drink. A sprig of mint could also provide a nice color contrast and a refreshing aroma.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is shaking the best way to mix the Grimm Spesiale, or can it be stirred?

The Grimm Spesiale is best prepared shaken, as the method helps to thoroughly combine the various juices and liquors, resulting in a smoother, more homogeneous drink. Shaking also adds a slight frothiness that enhances the drinking experience. Stirring might not integrate the components as well, especially for the texture desired in this cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal type of ice for serving the Grimm Spesiale?

For the Grimm Spesiale, using large ice cubes or a single ice sphere is ideal as they melt slower than standard ice cubes, reducing dilution of the flavors. This keeps your drink colder and stronger for longer, especially important given the mix of juices and spirits.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Grimm Spesiale compare to a standard cocktail?

The Grimm Spesiale has an alcohol content of 13.57%, which places it on the slightly lighter side compared to standard cocktails, which typically hover around 15-20% alcohol by volume. This makes it a moderately strong drink, offering a good balance between the alcoholic strength and the flavor profile.

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