Hyper Snakebite
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Hyper Snakebite
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The Hyper Snakebite is a riff on the classic British drink known as a Snakebite, which traditionally combines equal parts lager and cider. In this more potent variation, the drink ... more The Hyper Snakebite is a riff on the classic British drink known as a Snakebite, which traditionally combines equal parts lager and cider. In this more potent variation, the drink is enhanced with the addition of vodka and blackcurrant cordial, creating a richer, fruitier profile. The inclusion of Aftershock (Black), a spicy and cool-tasting liqueur, introduces an unexpected twist of bold flavors that complements the tangy mix of beer and fruity sweetness. Served in a pint glass, the Hyper Snakebite is a full-sized beverage that is both refreshing and strong, catering to those who enjoy a fruit-forward drink with a substantial kick.
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7.58% | 4.85 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
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30ml 1oz 3cl
275ml 9.3oz 27.5cl
275ml 9.3oz 27.5cl

Method
How to make a Hyper Snakebite

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Make a Snakebite by adding the lager, cider, and blackcurrant cordial to a pint glass
Then add in the shots and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredient in the Hyper Snakebite cocktail for something else?

Yes, you can substitute ingredients in the Hyper Snakebite to suit your taste or availability. For a less intense version, consider replacing Aftershock (Black) with a milder blackcurrant liqueur. If you're not a fan of cider, a clear, crisp apple juice could work, though it will alter the alcohol content and taste significantly.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Hyper Snakebite?

The Hyper Snakebite should be served cold in a pint glass. For the best experience, ensure that the cider, lager, and vodka are chilled before mixing. Do not shake or stir the mixture vigorously; gently combine to preserve the carbonation of the cider and lager.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Hyper Snakebite compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 7.58%, the Hyper Snakebite is on the higher end of the spectrum compared to many classic cocktails but not uncommonly high. Cocktails like the Long Island Iced Tea tend to have a higher alcohol content, while drinks like the Mojito typically have lower alcohol percentages.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Hyper Snakebite cocktail?

Given its bold flavor profile and higher alcohol content, the Hyper Snakebite is well-suited for lively parties and gatherings. It might be particularly popular at events where guests are looking for something unique and punchy, such as Halloween parties or sports events.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Hyper Snakebite to make it unique?

To customize the Hyper Snakebite, experiment with different brands or types of cider and lager to adjust the drink's sweetness or bitterness. You could also add fresh fruit slices, such as apple or blackcurrant, for garnish and an additional flavor layer. Playing with the ratios of the ingredients can also help you tailor the cocktail to your preferred taste.

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