Menage-a-trois
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Menage-a-trois
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.93 / 5
The cocktail 'Menage-a-trois' plays on the indulgence of combining rich flavors in a single glass. It is a dessert-like drink that merges the crispness of vodka with the sweetness of ... more The cocktail 'Menage-a-trois' plays on the indulgence of combining rich flavors in a single glass. It is a dessert-like drink that merges the crispness of vodka with the sweetness of strawberries and the tropical taste of coconut cream. The addition of chocolate ice cream further accentuates its decadent nature, creating a creamy and luxurious cocktail experience. Served cold in a whisky glass, it offers a sumptuous blend that can double as a delightful after-dinner treat, while its playful name adds a touch of whimsy to the sipping experience.
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Vodka
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Strawberry
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6.9% | 1.2 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Menage-a-trois is an exquisitely indulgent offering where vodka's clarity meets the lusciousness of strawberries, coconut cream, and a scoop of chocolate ice cream. This decadent mixture serves as a delightful treat, blurring the lines between cocktail and dessert with every creamy sip.

Method
How to make a Menage-a-trois

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ingredients with cracked ice to blender
Blend for about 20 seconds, or until the strawberries are pulverized
Strain into a chilled rocks glass
Garnish with a whole strawberry and serve

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

·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the vodka in Menage-a-trois with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute vodka in a Menage-a-trois cocktail with white rum or gin if you desire a different base spirit. Both alternatives can complement the cocktail's flavors well, though the final taste profile might slightly change.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for Menage-a-trois to enhance its presentation?

For the Menage-a-trois, consider garnishing with fresh strawberry slices or a light dusting of chocolate shavings. These garnishes not only enhance the visual appeal but also complement the cocktail's flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Menage-a-trois cocktail?

The Menage-a-trois cocktail is best served in a whisky glass over ice, ensuring it remains cold. The whisky glass helps to concentrate the rich aromas and flavors, making it an ideal choice for this indulgent drink.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Menage-a-trois compare to other classic cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 6.9%, the Menage-a-trois has a lower ABV (Alcohol By Volume) compared to many classic cocktails such as the Margarita or Martini. It's a more moderate choice for those who prefer a lighter alcoholic drink.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Are there any dietary considerations to keep in mind with the Menage-a-trois cocktail?

Yes, the Menage-a-trois cocktail contains dairy (from the chocolate ice cream and coconut cream) and may not be suitable for those with lactose intolerance or vegans. Additionally, it contains alcohol, so it should be avoided by anyone abstaining from alcohol consumption.

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