Black Spice
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Black Spice
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.59 / 5
This is a variation on the classic Guinness punch, with a sweet and subtle spice to it. This is a variation on the classic Guinness punch, with a sweet and subtle spice to it.
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Spiced rum
Alcohol content
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13.23% | 2.78 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Black Spice

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a cocktail shaker two thirds full with ice
Add the rum, bourbon and Guinness
Shake for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a chilled glass, top up with coke and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the best method for combining the cola, Guinness, spiced rum, and bourbon to create the Black Spice cocktail?

To create the Black Spice cocktail, begin by chilling your cocktail glass. Add the spiced rum and bourbon into a shaker filled with ice, and shake well. Then, pour the cola and Guinness into the shaker, gently stir to combine without losing the fizz from the cola and Guinness. Strain the mixture into the chilled glass. This method ensures a smooth blend of flavors while maintaining the distinctive textures of the ingredients.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving the Black Spice cocktail?

The ideal glassware for serving the Black Spice cocktail is a cocktail glass as noted in the recipe. This choice helps to elevate the drink's sophisticated aesthetic and allows the unique flavors to be enjoyed fully.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic substitute for Guinness in the Black Spice cocktail?

For a non-alcoholic version of the Black Spice cocktail, you can substitute Guinness with a non-alcoholic stout or dark malt beverage. These alternatives mimic the rich flavor profile of Guinness without the alcohol content, making it a suitable option for those avoiding alcohol.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Black Spice cocktail compare to a standard beer?

The alcohol content of the Black Spice cocktail is 13.23%, which is substantially higher than that of a standard beer, which typically ranges from 4% to 6%. This makes the Black Spice a stronger choice, ideal for sipping slowly to appreciate its complex flavors.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Black Spice cocktail?

The Black Spice cocktail, with its rich and bold flavor profile, is particularly well-suited for cooler weather occasions or gatherings that celebrate autumnal and winter themes. Its warming qualities and robust flavors make it an excellent choice for evening events, dinner parties, or as a sophisticated after-dinner drink.

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