Mutt's
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Mutt's
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3.6 / 5
The cocktail known as "Mutt's" is a tantalizing mix of citrus and cherry flavors, intermingled with the botanical notes of gin and the sweetness of red vermouth. With a base ... more The cocktail known as "Mutt's" is a tantalizing mix of citrus and cherry flavors, intermingled with the botanical notes of gin and the sweetness of red vermouth. With a base of tart lemon juice and a hint of lime, this cocktail offers a refreshing punch that's balanced by the smooth, complex taste of cherry brandy and the orange-flavored Triple Sec. Served in a classic cocktail glass, Mutt's presents an intriguing blend that is both bold and intricate, catering to those who appreciate a drink with a multifaceted taste experience.
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Gin
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14.59% | 6.36 units *

Method
How to make a Mutt's

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour cherry brandy, gin, triple sec and vermouth into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Put a slice of lime at the bottom of a cocktail glass then pour in the lemon juice
Pour the cocktail mix on top and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute lime juice for lemon juice in the Mutt's cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute lime juice for lemon juice in the Mutt's cocktail. While the original recipe calls for 240ml of lemon juice, using lime juice can offer a slightly different tartness and aroma. Adjust the amount based on your taste preference, as lime can be a bit more intense.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnish ideas for the Mutt's cocktail?

For the Mutt's cocktail, garnishing with a lime wheel or a cherry can complement its flavors. You could also consider a lemon twist or a small sprig of mint for a refreshing aroma. These garnishes can enhance the visual appeal and add an extra layer of flavor.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Mutt's cocktail?

The Mutt's cocktail is best served cold in a cocktail glass. Make sure to shake the ingredients with ice and then strain into your glass. Since it has a diverse flavor profile from the mix of gin, triple sec, and cherry brandy, serving it straight up allows its unique taste to shine through.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Mutt's cocktail compare to a standard cocktail?

The Mutt's cocktail has an alcohol content of 14.59%, which places it on the higher end of the spectrum compared to many standard cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 15% alcohol by volume. This makes Mutt's a relatively strong drink, suitable for those who enjoy a robust cocktail experience.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food would pair well with the Mutt's cocktail?

Given the bright and slightly sweet profile of the Mutt's Cocktail, it pairs well with Asian dishes, especially those with a bit of spice or citrusy flavors. Consider pairing it with Thai or Vietnamese food, such as spring rolls or lemongrass chicken. The acidity from the lemon juice and the sweetness from the cherry brandy can complement these flavors beautifully.

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