Macey Special
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Macey Special
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The Macey Special is a potent cocktail that boasts a tropical and fruity melody of flavors, tailored for those who enjoy a spirit-forward kick. Comprising a blend of coconut rum, ... more The Macey Special is a potent cocktail that boasts a tropical and fruity melody of flavors, tailored for those who enjoy a spirit-forward kick. Comprising a blend of coconut rum, vodka, peach schnapps, white rum, and gin, the drink layers multiple dimensions of sweetness and intensity. Citrus notes are introduced with a generous addition of orange juice, creating a harmonious balance and a lush, vibrant sip. Typically served in a highball glass, the Macey Special is garnished with a cherry, adding a touch of elegance to this intoxicating concoction. This cocktail promises to deliver a rich and complex taste experience.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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17.5% | 5.25 units *

Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Macey Special is a tropical storm of flavors, with coconut rum, vodka, and multiple spirits clashing over an ocean of orange juice; it's a bold, boozy choice with a sweet undercurrent that's both invigorating and overwhelming.

Method
How to make a Macey Special

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the Malibu to a tall glass and follow with the other shots
Add ice and orange juice to top up the glass and stir
Add a cherry to the rim of the glass as a garnish and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Rim  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly combine the ingredients for a Macey Special?

To prepare a Macey Special, start by pouring the coconut rum, vodka, peach schnapps, white rum, and gin into a highball glass filled with ice. Stir the ingredients well to ensure they're evenly mixed. Finish by topping up with orange juice to balance the strong flavors and stir gently again. Serve chilled.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Macey Special?

A Macey Special is best served cold in a highball glass. Considering its strong alcohol content and diverse ingredients, serving it over ice helps to dilute the drink slightly, making it more palatable. A slice of orange or a twist could also be added as a garnish to complement the citrus notes from the orange juice.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Macey Special compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 17.5%, the Macey Special is considered quite strong compared to other popular cocktails. For example, a Margarita typically has an alcohol content around 13-15%, while a classic Mojito is even lower, around 10%. This makes the Macey Special a potent choice for those who prefer a stronger cocktail.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I make a Macey Special if I don't have coconut rum?

Yes, if you're missing coconut rum, you can substitute it with another flavored rum that you prefer or have on hand, such as banana or pineapple rum for a tropical twist. If you want to maintain a coconut flavor, a few drops of coconut extract in regular white rum is another feasible substitute.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of orange juice is best for a Macey Special?

For a Macey Special, freshly squeezed orange juice is the best choice because it provides the freshest taste and an ideal balance of acidity and sweetness. However, if that's not available, a high-quality, pulp-free store-bought orange juice can also work well. The key is to avoid brands with added sugars or artificial flavors, as these can detract from the cocktail's intended profile.

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