Blond Bomb
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Blond Bomb
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The Blond Bomb cocktail, also known as the "Blonde Bombshell," is a delectable and refreshing drink that combines the bold flavors of aniseed liqueur and crisp cider. Created in the ... more The Blond Bomb cocktail, also known as the "Blonde Bombshell," is a delectable and refreshing drink that combines the bold flavors of aniseed liqueur and crisp cider. Created in the late 19th century, aniseed liqueur, also called absinthe, has a strong licorice flavor and a history rooted in European culture. It brings a unique and complex taste to the cocktail, balanced by the light and crisp apple notes of cider. This combination creates a perfect blend of sweet and herbal flavors, making the Blond Bomb a favorite among cocktail connoisseurs. This drink is best served chilled, allowing the flavors to properly meld together and create a harmonious explosion of taste. Perfect for sipping on a warm summer day or as a festive holiday drink, the Blond Bomb is sure to please anyone looking for a little bit of sweetness with a hint of spice.
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Aniseed liqueur
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8.39% | 5.2 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Blond Bomb

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add one pint of cider to a pint glass then add in two shots of Pernod
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended way to serve the Blond Bomb?

The Blond Bomb should be served cold in a pint glass. After adding the aniseed liqueur to the glass, slowly top it with cider to ensure a proper mix. No need to shake; just a gentle stir will suffice to blend the ingredients well.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the aniseed liqueur with something else in the Blond Bomb?

Yes, if you can't find aniseed liqueur or prefer a different taste, consider using sambuca or a mild absinthe. Both alternatives offer a similar aniseed flavor that will complement the cider.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Blond Bomb compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 8.39%, the Blond Bomb is moderately strong. It's stronger than most beer-based cocktails but lighter than high-proof spirit cocktails. It strikes a balance, making it suitable for those looking for a drink that's neither too light nor too potent.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Blond Bomb suitable for vegetarians or vegans?

The Blond Bomb, consisting of aniseed liqueur and cider, is generally suitable for vegetarians. Vegans, however, should verify that the specific brands of cider and liqueur used do not include any animal-derived products, as some alcoholic beverages might.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with the Blond Bomb?

The unique combination of aniseed liqueur and cider makes the Blond Bomb a versatile cocktail that pairs well with a variety of foods. Consider savory snacks like salted nuts or chips, light appetizers such as bruschetta, or even mild cheeses. The aniseed's distinctive flavor also complements seafood dishes wonderfully.

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