Pink Carter Pick Me Up
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Pink Carter Pick Me Up
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.86 / 5
The Pink Carter Pick Me Up is a sparkling cocktail that's as sophisticated as its name suggests, aligning with the grandeur and celebration that champagne brings to the mix. It ... more The Pink Carter Pick Me Up is a sparkling cocktail that's as sophisticated as its name suggests, aligning with the grandeur and celebration that champagne brings to the mix. It is composed of an intriguing blend of rich gin and effervescent champagne, with a substantial measure of Angostura Bitters providing a complex layer of flavors. The bitters introduce a unique blend of herbs and spices that impart an aromatic depth and a subtle pink hue which complements the crispness of the bubbly champagne. Served in a lowball glass, this cocktail offers a luxurious taste experience, balancing herbal notes with a celebratory fizz. It's typically enjoyed as an elegant aperitif or a toast to special occasions.
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Lemon
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12.69% | 4.44 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Pink Carter Pick Me Up

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Place two ice cubes in a glass, add the bitters, then the gin, then top up with champagne and stir
Dust with grated lemon peel as a garnish and serve

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

·  Bitters  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another spirit for gin in the Pink Carter Pick Me Up?

Yes, vodka can be a suitable substitute for gin in the Pink Carter Pick Me Up if you prefer a less botanical flavor. The overall profile will change, but it can still be a delicious variation.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works well with the Pink Carter Pick Me Up?

A simple lemon twist or a few raspberries work well as garnishes for the Pink Carter Pick Me Up. These garnishes can add a hint of additional flavor as well as visual appeal to the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a specific occasion that the Pink Carter Pick Me Up is best suited for?

The Pink Carter Pick Me Up, with its elegant appearance and bubbly nature from the Champagne or prosecco, makes it a great choice for celebrations or special occasions, such as New Year’s Eve or anniversaries.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Pink Carter Pick Me Up compare to a standard glass of wine?

At 12.69% alcohol content, the Pink Carter Pick Me Up is slightly higher in alcohol content than the average glass of wine, which typically ranges from 11% to 13%. However, it is comparable and can be a suitable alternative for those looking for a cocktail with a similar alcohol level.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it crucial to stir the Pink Carter Pick Me Up, or can it be shaken instead?

For the Pink Carter Pick Me Up, stirring is recommended over shaking. Stirring gently combines the ingredients while preserving the carbonation from the Champagne or prosecco. Shaking might over-dilute the cocktail and reduce its effervescence.

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