O' Dear
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O' Dear
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3.65 / 5
The O' Dear is a complex and potent cocktail that boasts a diverse array of flavors, combining the robust and clear notes of vodka with the anise-like taste of absinthe. ... more The O' Dear is a complex and potent cocktail that boasts a diverse array of flavors, combining the robust and clear notes of vodka with the anise-like taste of absinthe. Enhanced by the sweetness of orange and apple juices, it is further enriched by the depth of dark rum, while a hint of gin introduces a touch of herbal sharpness. The cocktail is crowned with whipped cream, which adds a creamy texture and softens the intense combination of spirits, resulting in a multi-layered drinking experience. Served in a highball glass, the O' Dear presents a bold and dynamic choice for those seeking a cocktail with a strong character and a variety of taste sensations.
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Vodka
Alcohol content
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17.78% | 7.2 units *

Method
How to make a O' Dear

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a highball glass over ice, adding the whipped cream last, then serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the absinthe in O' Dear for something less potent?

Yes, if you find absinthe's potency or flavor too strong, you can substitute it with Pernod or another anise-flavored spirit, though this may slightly alter the cocktail's original taste.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with an O' Dear cocktail?

Given the unique combination of flavors in O' Dear, a slice of orange or apple could complement its fruity and herbal notes. A sprig of mint could also add a refreshing aroma.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a specific order I should follow when adding the ingredients for an O' Dear?

For best results, start with the liquid ingredients like vodka, absinthe, juices, gin, rum, and cider. Add these to your highball glass filled with ice, then carefully top with whipped cream, ensuring it floats on the surface for a layered effect.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in O' Dear compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 17.78%, O' Dear is slightly above the average for cocktails, which usually range between 10% to 15% alcohol by volume. Its mix of spirits contributes to its higher strength.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best time and setting to enjoy an O' Dear cocktail?

Given its unique blend of flavors and higher alcohol content, O' Dear makes an excellent choice for evening gatherings or special occasions. Its complexity and strength may be best appreciated in a relaxed setting where its flavors can be savored.

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