Highway To Hell
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Highway To Hell
Cocktail recipe

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The "Highway to Hell" is a creamy and indulgent cocktail that combines the rich flavors of Bailey's Irish Cream with the boldness of whiskey, complemented by the sweetness of chocolate ... more The "Highway to Hell" is a creamy and indulgent cocktail that combines the rich flavors of Bailey's Irish Cream with the boldness of whiskey, complemented by the sweetness of chocolate milk. The inclusion of a touch of cream enhances its luxurious texture, making it a dessert-like beverage that's both warming and comforting. Served in a highball glass, this creative concoction is likely to appeal to those who enjoy a sweet cocktail with a kick of whiskey, evoking the rebellious spirit its name suggests. Its flavors are sure to take your taste buds on a wild ride, reminiscent of an adventurous night out or a rock and roll fantasy.
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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8.88% | 2.22 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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ml
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60ml 2oz 6cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
10ml ⅓oz 1cl
150ml 5.07oz 15cl

Method
How to make a Highway To Hell

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Jack Daniel’s, Baileys and chocolate milk to a cocktail shaker and shake well
Strain into a highball glass, allowing a few bits of ice to fall into the glass
Carefully float the cream on top, garnish with a cherry and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  ·  Float  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the ingredients for the Highway To Hell cocktail?

To shake the Highway To Hell ingredients properly, start by adding ice to a cocktail shaker. Then, pour the Bailey's, whiskey, cream, and chocolate milk into the shaker. Secure the lid tightly and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This method ensures that all the ingredients are well-mixed and chilled, enhancing the cocktail's flavors and texture.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Highway To Hell cocktail?

The best way to serve the Highway To Hell cocktail is in a chilled highball glass. Before pouring the shaken cocktail into the glass, it can be helpful to fill the glass with ice to keep the drink cold longer. Pour the cocktail over the ice, and optionally garnish with a light dusting of cocoa powder or a small chocolate shaving on top for an extra touch of elegance and flavor enhancement.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in the Highway To Hell cocktail for a vegan version?

Yes, you can make a vegan version of the Highway To Hell cocktail by substituting Bailey's with a dairy-free Irish cream alternative and using a plant-based cream instead of dairy cream. There are several vegan chocolate milks available on the market that can replace the traditional chocolate milk. These substitutions allow you to enjoy a similar flavor profile while adhering to vegan dietary preferences.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Highway To Hell cocktail compare to a standard beer?

The Highway To Hell cocktail has an alcohol content of 8.88%. This is higher than most standard beers, which typically have an alcohol content ranging from about 4% to 6%. This means that consuming a glass of the Highway To Hell cocktail could be equivalent to drinking about one and a half to two standard beers, depending on the specific types of beer for comparison.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What are some good food pairings with the Highway To Hell cocktail?

The rich and creamy texture of the Highway To Hell cocktail, combined with its sweetness from Bailey's and chocolate, pairs well with light, savory appetizers such as cheese platters, especially with cheddar or gouda. It can also complement dessert items such as chocolate fondue or a classic tiramisu, enhancing the cocoa flavors in the drink. For a more adventurous pairing, try it with spicy nuts or a charcuterie board to contrast the cocktail’s sweetness.

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