Loose Elastic
/

Loose Elastic
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.73 / 5
The Loose Elastic is an indulgent cocktail that combines the creamy richness of Bailey's Irish Cream with the sweet, almond-like flavor of Amaretto and the citrusy sharpness of grapefruit vodka. ... more The Loose Elastic is an indulgent cocktail that combines the creamy richness of Bailey's Irish Cream with the sweet, almond-like flavor of Amaretto and the citrusy sharpness of grapefruit vodka. This trio creates a complex and contrasting flavor profile, where the bitterness of the grapefruit cuts through the sweetness of the liqueurs, offering a unique and perhaps adventurous drinking experience. Typically served in a lowball glass, this cocktail provides a distinctive taste sensation that caters to those who appreciate bold flavor combinations in their beverages.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Grapefruit vodka
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
28.33% | 5.1 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Method
How to make a Loose Elastic

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the ingredients directly to a lowball glass filled with ice cubes
Stir and serve

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

·  Stir  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Loose Elastic cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The Loose Elastic cocktail is best served in a lowball glass over ice to maintain its chill without diluting the flavors too quickly. Considering its components, serving it cold helps to enhance the creamy texture of Bailey's and the nutty sweetness of Amaretto, while the grapefruit vodka adds a zesty freshness that balances the cocktail.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another citrus vodka if I can't find grapefruit vodka for the Loose Elastic?

Yes, if grapefruit vodka is unavailable, you can substitute it with another citrus-flavored vodka such as lemon or orange vodka. These alternatives will still provide the citrus kick that complements the rich flavors of Bailey's and Amaretto, though the specific taste profile will slightly vary.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Loose Elastic compare to other common cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 28.33%, Loose Elastic sits on the higher end of the spectrum compared to many classic cocktails. For example, a Margarita typically has about 26% alcohol content, while a Cosmopolitan is around 24%. This makes Loose Elastic a stronger choice, ideal for those who prefer a cocktail with a bit more punch.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Loose Elastic cocktail suitable for a gluten-free diet?

Bailey's and Amaretto are generally considered gluten-free, but it's important to check individual brand labels as manufacturing processes can vary. Grapefruit vodka is typically gluten-free if it's made from distilled grapefruit. However, those with gluten sensitivity should always verify the specifics with manufacturers to ensure the cocktail aligns with their dietary needs.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the recommended technique for mixing a Loose Elastic cocktail effectively?

The Loose Elastic cocktail is best prepared by stirring the ingredients rather than shaking them. This method helps to blend the Bailey's, Amaretto, and grapefruit vodka smoothly without introducing excessive air into the mixture, which could affect the texture of the Bailey's. Use a stirring spoon and gently mix the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice, then strain into your serving glass.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Have you tried our Wordpress Plugin?

Download our plugin and embed cocktail recipes directly onto your own site or blog.

Choose from our whole recipe database, or choose a specific cocktail made with a certain ingredient, and let us place a beautiful recipe on your own site.

Find out more
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar