Louise
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Louise
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The Louise cocktail is a refreshing and fruity drink that is perfect for any occasion. It is made with a combination of vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice, and lemonade, creating ... more The Louise cocktail is a refreshing and fruity drink that is perfect for any occasion. It is made with a combination of vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice, and lemonade, creating a dynamic and balanced flavour profile. The cocktail is named after the popular French fashion designer, Louise Bourgeois, known for her avant-garde and eccentric style. This cocktail reflects her bold and unique personality with its sweet and tangy taste. The smooth vodka provides a strong base, while the peach schnapps adds a touch of sweetness. The cranberry juice and lemonade bring a tart and refreshing twist, making it a perfect drink for those hot summer days. Whether enjoyed at a chic cocktail party or a casual gathering, the Louise cocktail is sure to delight and impress with its delicious combination of flavours.
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4.75% | 1.43 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Louise

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a highball glass with ice
Add vodka, peach schnapps and cranberry juice
Top up with lemonade and stir
Add a bendy straw and serve

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

·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve a Louise cocktail for the best taste?

The Louise cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass. Make sure to stir the ingredients well before topping it up with lemonade. Serving it with ice can also enhance its refreshment factor.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another fruit schnapps for peach schnapps in a Louise cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute peach schnapps with another fruit schnapps of your choice, such as apple or raspberry schnapps, to add a different flavor profile to the Louise cocktail. The substitution may slightly alter the taste but can lead to discovering new variations you might enjoy.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with a Louise cocktail?

A Louise cocktail can be beautifully garnished with a slice of peach or a lemon twist to enhance its visual appeal and add a subtle aroma that complements its fruity flavor. Adding a few cranberries to the glass can also tie in with the cranberry juice used in the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Louise cocktail compare to that of a standard glass of wine?

The Louise cocktail has an alcohol content of 4.75%, which is lower than the average glass of wine, which typically ranges from 11% to 14% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes the Louise a lighter option, suitable for those looking for a less potent alcoholic beverage.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Louise cocktail, and how is it made?

Yes, you can make a non-alcoholic version of the Louise cocktail by substituting the vodka and peach schnapps with their non-alcoholic counterparts or peach juice. Replace the alcohol with additional cranberry juice, peach juice, or a combination of both, then top up with lemonade as usual. This variation maintains the fruity flavor profile of the original cocktail, making it suitable for all ages and occasions.

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