Le'Crue
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Le'Crue
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The Le'Crue cocktail is a boldly flavored drink that combines the strong herbal notes of absinthe with the clean, crisp taste of vodka and gin. This cocktail is typically served ... more The Le'Crue cocktail is a boldly flavored drink that combines the strong herbal notes of absinthe with the clean, crisp taste of vodka and gin. This cocktail is typically served in a highball glass and is recognized for its intense flavor profile, given the potent combination of spirits. The absence of mixers like lime juice or lemonade suggests that the Le'Crue is catered towards those who prefer their drinks with a strong focus on the liquor, with minimal dilution. This makes it a choice for the more adventurous cocktail enthusiast or those who appreciate the distinct characteristics of its individual ingredients.
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43.33% | 3.9 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Le'Crue

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake well
Strain into a highball glass over crushed ice and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the ingredients for Le'Crue?

To properly shake Le'Crue, first fill a cocktail shaker about halfway with ice. Pour in the vodka, absinthe, gin, lime juice, and a dash of lemonade. Secure the lid tightly and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This not only chills the drink but also ensures that the flavors are well-blended.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Le'Crue?

Le'Crue is best served in a highball glass. After shaking the ingredients with ice, strain the mixture into the glass filled with fresh ice. This method preserves the cold temperature and the carbonation of the lemonade while keeping the drink properly diluted.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Le'Crue?

Considering the ingredients and taste profile of Le'Crue, a slice of lime or lemon on the rim of the glass or a sprig of fresh mint can complement it well. These garnishes add a fresh aroma that enhances the drink's flavors without overpowering them.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Le'Crue compare to other cocktails?

Le'Crue has a relatively high alcohol content at 43.33%, which is higher than many classic cocktails. For example, a Margarita typically has about 40% alcohol content, and a Mojito is around 20%. This makes Le'Crue a stronger choice, likely appealing to those who prefer cocktails with a higher potency.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize Le'Crue to make it less strong?

To customize Le'Crue and make it less strong, you can increase the amount of lemonade while reducing the amounts of vodka, absinthe, and gin proportionally. Another option is to add a splash of soda water to dilute the alcohol content without significantly altering the original flavor profile.

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