Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall
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Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall
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The Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall is a playful and cheekily named cocktail that offers a complex blend of flavors. It combines the smoothness of vodka and ... more The Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall is a playful and cheekily named cocktail that offers a complex blend of flavors. It combines the smoothness of vodka and whiskey with the sweet and herbal notes of Galliano and the fruity sharpness of sloe gin. The cocktail is rounded off with the freshness of orange juice, resulting in a layered drink that's both vibrant and satisfying. Served in a highball glass, this beverage is an elaborate twist on the simpler Screwdriver and is known for its rich taste and spirited name, making it a conversation starter at any social gathering.
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15% | 4.5 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a shot of vodka, a shot of Southern Comfort, a shot of sloe gin and a shot of Galliano to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake gently and strain into a highball glass over ice
Top up the glass with orange juice 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 should I properly shake the ingredients for the Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall?

To properly shake the ingredients for this cocktail, first add ice to a shaker. Then pour in the vodka, Galliano, whiskey, and sloe gin. Secure the lid or shaker tin tightly and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds to chill the mixture adequately. Strain it into your highball glass filled with ice, and then top up with orange juice. Shaking not only mixes the ingredients thoroughly but also adds a nice aerated texture to the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall?

The ideal glassware for serving this cocktail is a highball glass. The tall and slender shape of the highball glass is perfect for drinks that are topped up with a large volume of a non-alcoholic mixer, in this case, orange juice, allowing for the proper dilution and integration of flavors.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute anything for Galliano in the Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall?

If Galliano is unavailable, you can substitute it with vanilla liqueur or Licor 43 to achieve a somewhat similar taste profile. Galliano has a unique herbal-anise-vanilla flavor that is somewhat distinct, but these substitutes can provide a similarly sweet and aromatic component to your cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 15%, Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall is slightly higher in alcohol content than many standard cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 14%. However, it still falls within the moderate range and is less potent than straight spirits or cocktails with a higher proportion of hard liquor and less mixer.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings work well with the Long, Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall?

This cocktail's citrusy and slightly sweet profile pairs well with spicy and savory dishes. Consider serving it with grilled meats, barbecue, spicy Asian cuisine, or hearty appetizers like nachos and wings. The acidity of the orange juice can help cut through the richness of the food, while the cocktail's varied spirits complement the complexity of flavors in these dishes.

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