Little Princess
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Little Princess
Cocktail recipe

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The Little Princess cocktail is a simple and classic concoction that combines the clear, robust flavors of white rum with the aromatic and slightly bitter taste of red vermouth. This ... more The Little Princess cocktail is a simple and classic concoction that combines the clear, robust flavors of white rum with the aromatic and slightly bitter taste of red vermouth. This straightforward mix creates a balance between the sweetness and subtle spices of rum and the herbal, complex profile of the vermouth. Served in a cocktail glass, the Little Princess offers a sophisticated and refined drinking experience, typically savored in settings that appreciate the art of cocktail-making. The flavors are crisp and well-defined, making it a choice for those who enjoy traditional cocktails with a clear distinction of spirit and modifier.
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15 key ingredients
Base ingredient
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White rum
Alcohol content
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32% | 2.88 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Little Princess

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir all ingredients together well with cracked ice in a mixing glass
Strain into chilled cocktail glass and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Little Princess cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Little Princess cocktail is stirred instead of shaken to maintain a smooth texture and to prevent dilution, which could overshadow the delicate balance between the white rum and red vermouth. Stirring is often preferred for spirit-forward cocktails to preserve clarity and integrity of the flavors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Little Princess compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 32%, the Little Princess falls into a moderate to strong category of alcoholic cocktails. It's stronger than light cocktails like the Mimosa (around 10%) but not as potent as some high-proof cocktails like a classic Martini, which can reach up to 40% alcohol content depending on the recipe.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended way to serve a Little Princess?

The recommended way to serve a Little Princess is in a chilled cocktail glass to enhance the cold, crisp nature of the drink. This method of serving helps to maintain the intended temperature and overall experience of enjoying the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Little Princess?

Given the ingredients of the Little Princess, garnishes like a twist of orange or lemon peel could complement the aromatic profile of the red vermouth and add a refreshing contrast to the white rum. Additionally, a maraschino cherry could offer a sweet, nuanced finish.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Little Princess cocktail?

The Little Princess, with its elegant presentation and balanced blend of flavors, is well-suited for formal gatherings, cocktail parties, or as a sophisticated pre-dinner drink. Its moderate alcohol content makes it versatile for various occasions.

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