Jailbreak
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Jailbreak
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.73 / 5
Invented in Burrell's Field, UK. Invented in Burrell's Field, UK.
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Whiskey
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11.18% | 3.02 units *

Wine glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Jailbreak

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Guinness and coke to a wine glass
Stir together the shots separately with some crushed ice, and pour into the glass
Do not stir again before serving
~ The whisky may be substituted for vodka. ~

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the Jailbreak cocktail to achieve the perfect mix?

To properly stir the Jailbreak cocktail, fill your wine glass with ice, then add coffee liqueur, whiskey, and amaretto. Stir gently for about 20-30 seconds to chill and dilute the mixture slightly without making it too watery. Then, slowly pour in the cola and Guinness to maintain their fizz. Stir one final time, very lightly, to combine everything.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another beer for Guinness in the Jailbreak cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another beer for Guinness in the Jailbreak, but aim for a stout or dark ale to maintain the intended flavor profile and texture. The unique taste of Guinness adds a distinctive character, so choosing another dark beer with a rich, creamy head will keep it closer to the original recipe.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve the Jailbreak cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The ideal way to serve the Jailbreak cocktail is in a wine glass to help concentrate the aroma for the drinker. Ensure the glass and the ingredients are cold to enhance the flavors. Serving it with a large ice cube can also help keep it chilled longer without diluting the cocktail too quickly.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

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

The alcohol content of the Jailbreak cocktail is 11.18%, which is slightly higher than many standard cocktails, which typically range from 5% to 12%. This makes it a moderately strong drink, largely due to the combination of whiskey, amaretto, and coffee liqueur, balanced by the non-alcoholic components like cola and Guinness.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Jailbreak cocktail?

The Jailbreak cocktail, with its unique mix of coffee liqueur, cola, whiskey, amaretto, and Guinness, is well-suited for casual gatherings, especially those in cooler weather or in the evening. Its rich, bold flavors make it an excellent choice for an after-dinner drink or as a novel option at a themed party.

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