Patriot
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Patriot
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.5 / 5
This drink is layered so it looks like a flag, and will knock your head off!! This drink is layered so it looks like a flag, and will knock your head off!!
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Base ingredient
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Sambuca
Alcohol content
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32.67% | 0.98 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Patriot

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour one third of a shot of blue aftershock into a shot glass, then carefully pour on one third of a shot of sambuca so that it layers, followed by layering one third of a shot red Aftershock on the top and serving


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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Patriot compare to other shots?

The Patriot has an alcohol content of 32.67%, which is moderately high for a shot. Most traditional shots have alcohol content ranging from 30% to 50%, depending on the ingredients used. Therefore, the Patriot sits on the lower end of the spectrum, making it a slightly milder option compared to some of the stronger shots like straight whiskey or rum.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Patriot cocktail?

The Patriot cocktail is best served cold in a shot glass, as indicated. For the best experience, you might chill the shot glasses ahead of time and pour the ingredients directly into the chilled glasses. This keeps the drink cold and enhances the flavor profile of the Sambuca and Aftershocks.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can the Patriot cocktail be customized for a sweeter taste?

Yes, the Patriot cocktail can be customized for a sweeter taste by adding a small amount of simple syrup or by replacing the Aftershock (Blue or Red) with a sweeter liqueur of the same color. However, be mindful of the balance so as not to overpower the unique flavor combination of the original ingredients.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Patriot cocktail?

The Patriot cocktail, with its vibrant layers and strong flavor, is particularly suited for patriotic holidays or themed parties where its name and appearance can complement the occasion. It's also a great choice for celebrations or as a bold starter to kick off a lively night.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What makes Aftershock (Blue) and Aftershock (Red) unique ingredients in the Patriot cocktail?

Aftershock (Blue) and Aftershock (Red) are unique ingredients that contribute not only vibrant colors to the Patriot cocktail but also distinct flavors. Aftershock Blue typically has a cool, minty flavor, while Aftershock Red offers a spicy cinnamon taste. These flavors, combined with the aniseed flavor of Sambuca, create a complex and memorable drinking experience.

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