Jumping Jack Flash
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Jumping Jack Flash
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The Jumping Jack Flash cocktail is a vivacious blend of citrus and spirit with a caffeine kick, served in a highball glass. The combination of the tangy orange liqueur and ... more The Jumping Jack Flash cocktail is a vivacious blend of citrus and spirit with a caffeine kick, served in a highball glass. The combination of the tangy orange liqueur and Cointreau pairs well with the robust flavors of whiskey, creating a complex base with sweet and bitter notes. This concoction is then elevated by the addition of an energy drink, which not only imparts a sugary zest but also invigorates the drinker. The result is a dynamic and lively beverage that's perfect for those looking to energize their palate and keep the night going.
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8.64% | 2.85 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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240ml 8.12oz 24cl

Method
How to make a Jumping Jack Flash

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Cointreau, Grand Marnier and Jack Daniel's to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a highball glass over ice
Pour in a can of Red Bull and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the whiskey in Jumping Jack Flash with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute the whiskey with another type of alcohol if desired. Bourbon or rye could provide a similar flavor profile, offering a smooth transition while maintaining the cocktail's character. If you're looking for a lighter taste, you might consider a clear spirit like vodka, though this will significantly alter the drink's flavor profile.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it necessary to shake the ingredients for the Jumping Jack Flash cocktail?

For the Jumping Jack Flash cocktail, shaking the ingredients with ice before serving is crucial as it ensures that the mixture is well-combined and chilled, enhancing the overall flavor and drinking experience. Shaking is especially important for integrating the orange liqueur and Cointreau with the whiskey and energy drink, creating a seamless blend.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glass to serve the Jumping Jack Flash in?

The Jumping Jack Flash cocktail is best served in a highball glass. This type of glass is tall, providing ample space for both the cocktail and any desired ice, ensuring the drink remains cold. The highball glass also allows for the addition of the energy drink and supports the visual appeal of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Jumping Jack Flash compare to a standard beer?

The Jumping Jack Flash has an alcohol content of approximately 8.64%, which is significantly higher than the average alcohol content of a standard beer, which typically ranges from 4% to 6%. This makes the Jumping Jack Flash a stronger option, so it's important to consume it responsibly.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What kind of occasion is the Jumping Jack Flash cocktail best suited for?

Given its energetic mix of ingredients, including the addition of an energy drink, the Jumping Jack Flash cocktail is well-suited for lively occasions such as parties, celebrations, or any event where a boost of energy is desired. Its unique blend also makes it a great conversation starter at social gatherings.

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