Manila Frantini
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Manila Frantini
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The Manila Frantini is a tropical-inspired cocktail that combines the creamy sweetness of coconut rum, the nutty richness of Amaretto, and the smooth essence of vanilla vodka. With a base ... more The Manila Frantini is a tropical-inspired cocktail that combines the creamy sweetness of coconut rum, the nutty richness of Amaretto, and the smooth essence of vanilla vodka. With a base of tangy mango juice and a splash of grenadine for a hint of berry tartness, this cocktail offers a harmonious blend of flavors that evoke the sensation of a seaside getaway. Served in a cocktail glass and often garnished with fresh mango and a maraschino cherry, the Manila Frantini provides both a visual and a taste experience that's reminiscent of the vibrant and exotic spirit of Manila, where the drink draws its inspiration.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry, mango
Alcohol content
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19.69% | 2.56 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Manila Frantini

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients except grenadine into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well
Strain into a chilled martini glass and add a dash of grenadine
Garnish with a skewer of fresh mango balls and a maraschino cherry and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Dash  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the coconut rum in a Manila Frantini?

Yes, you can substitute coconut rum with white rum and a drop of coconut extract for a similar flavor profile. This adjustment allows you to maintain the tropical essence of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with a Manila Frantini?

A slice of fresh mango or a maraschino cherry complements the tropical and sweet notes of the Manila Frantini beautifully. For an added touch, a small umbrella or a twist of orange peel can enhance the presentation.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What's the best way to achieve a perfect blend for my Manila Frantini?

For the Manila Frantini, it's essential to shake the ingredients vigorously with ice in a cocktail shaker. This not only chills the drink but also ensures a well-blended mixture of flavors. Strain it into a cocktail glass to achieve a smooth texture and cold temperature.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What type of setting is ideal for serving the Manila Frantini?

The Manila Frantini, with its tropical flavor profile, is best served at summer gatherings, beach parties, or as a refreshing after-dinner cocktail in warm settings. Its exotic taste makes it a great conversation starter.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Manila Frantini compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 19.69%, the Manila Frantini is slightly lower in alcohol than some traditional cocktails, which often range from 20% to 30% alcohol by volume. This makes it a moderately strong choice, ideal for those who prefer a less intense alcohol experience.

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