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Heinous
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.79 / 5
The Heinous cocktail is a bold and somewhat unconventional combination that marries the distinct flavors of tequila with the rich, malty profile of Guinness beer. Served in a pint glass, ... more The Heinous cocktail is a bold and somewhat unconventional combination that marries the distinct flavors of tequila with the rich, malty profile of Guinness beer. Served in a pint glass, this drink is a simple yet potent mixture that appeals to those with adventurous palates. The character of the tequila, typically known for its earthy and sometimes smoky notes, is likely to provide a sharp contrast to the creamy, deep character of the Guinness, potentially creating a somewhat divisive taste experience. This cocktail, due to its simplicity, focuses on the interplay between the two core ingredients without the addition of any other flavors to dilute or complement the pairing.
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7.72% | 2.35 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Heinous

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a shot of tequila to a half pint glass, then top up with Guinness and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of Guinness is best used in the Heinous cocktail?

For the Heinous cocktail, it's best to use Guinness Draught, as its smooth and creamy texture complements the sharpness of the tequila. This variant of Guinness provides the right balance for the cocktail.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a specific way to combine the Guinness and tequila in the Heinous cocktail?

There's no shaking or stirring needed for the Heinous cocktail. The preferred method is to pour the tequila into a pint glass first, followed by the Guinness. Pour the Guinness slowly over the back of a spoon to prevent too much foam and to ensure a gentle mixing of the tequila and beer.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the optimal serving temperature for the Heinous cocktail?

The Heinous cocktail should be served cold for the best experience. Ensure both the Guinness and tequila are chilled before preparation. This enhances the flavors and provides a refreshing experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Heinous cocktail compare to a standard beer?

With an alcohol content of approximately 7.72%, the Heinous cocktail is stronger than most standard beers, which typically have an alcohol content around 4-6%. This makes the Heinous a more potent option, suitable for those looking for a higher alcohol content.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What type of occasions is the Heinous cocktail best suited for?

Given its unique combination of Guinness and tequila, the Heinous cocktail can be a conversation starter for casual gatherings or themed parties. However, its peculiar taste profile and low rating might not make it a universal crowd-pleaser, so it's best served among adventurous drinkers.

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