Black On Black
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Black On Black
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Black On Black is a unique and bold cocktail that brings together the best of both worlds - the rich and malty flavor of Guinness and the fruity and vibrant ... more Black On Black is a unique and bold cocktail that brings together the best of both worlds - the rich and malty flavor of Guinness and the fruity and vibrant taste of WKD Blue. Originating in the United Kingdom, this cocktail has gained popularity for its striking appearance and delicious combination of flavors. The deep, dark color of the Guinness combines with the electric blue of the WKD to create a visually stunning cocktail. The combination of the two drinks also results in a smooth and balanced taste, with the bitterness of the Guinness perfectly complemented by the sweetness of the WKD. This drink is perfect for those who enjoy both beer and spirits, and its bold flavor profile is sure to leave a lasting impression.
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Guinness
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4.1% | 2.26 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Black On Black

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

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best glass to serve the Black On Black cocktail in?

The Black On Black cocktail is best served in a pint glass to accommodate its volume and allow for the proper mixing of its ingredients.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Can I use a different brand of blue alcopop instead of WKD Blue for the Black On Black?

Yes, you can use a different brand of blue alcopop as a substitute for WKD Blue in the Black On Black cocktail. The key is to find one with a similar sweet and fruity flavor profile to maintain the intended taste of the cocktail.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is the Black On Black cocktail shaken or stirred?

The Black On Black cocktail is stirred, not shaken. This method is chosen to gently mix the Guinness with the WKD Blue without disrupting the carbonation too much.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Black On Black compare to a standard beer?

The Black On Black has an alcohol content of 4.1%, which is comparable to many standard beers which typically range from 4% to 6% alcohol by volume.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are suitable for serving the Black On Black cocktail?

Given its unique taste and appearance, the Black On Black cocktail is suitable for casual gatherings, themed parties, or as an interesting option for guests who enjoy trying different beer cocktails.

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