Pink Peeler
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Pink Peeler
Cocktail recipe

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The Pink Peeler is a bold cocktail that brings together a medley of spirits, including vodka, white rum, gin, and tequila, each contributing to its potent and refreshing character. This ... more The Pink Peeler is a bold cocktail that brings together a medley of spirits, including vodka, white rum, gin, and tequila, each contributing to its potent and refreshing character. This drink is tempered with the spicy fizz of ginger ale and enlivened by a spritz of fresh lime, giving it a zesty twist. The absence of raspberry cordial suggests a miss in the sweetness department, placing the focus on the sharp and tangy flavors mingling in the glass. Served chilled in a cocktail glass, the Pink Peeler seems to be a vibrant choice for those who appreciate a strong, spirit-forward beverage with a citrus kick. Its name might hint at a playful or invigorating experience, much like the act of peeling away the layers of a new taste sensation.
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16% | 2.4 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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15ml ½oz 1.5cl
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15ml ½oz 1.5cl
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Wedge Wedge Wedge
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Method
How to make a Pink Peeler

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients except the lime to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Then squeeze in the fresh lime and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute raspberry cordial with something else in the Pink Peeler?

Yes, if you don't have raspberry cordial, you can substitute it with a raspberry syrup or make a quick homemade version by combining raspberry juice with a little sugar. The flavor profile will be slightly different, but it will still add the desired raspberry sweetness to the Pink Peeler.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Pink Peeler?

For the Pink Peeler, a lime wedge is already recommended, but you could further enhance the presentation by adding fresh raspberries or a raspberry skewer on the rim of the glass. Edible flowers or a sugar rim can also add an elegant touch.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Pink Peeler?

The Pink Peeler is best served cold in a chilled cocktail glass. You might want to consider pre-chilling the glass in the freezer for a few minutes before serving. It's also important to shake the ingredients with ice before straining into the glass to ensure it's thoroughly cold.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Pink Peeler compare to other cocktails?

The Pink Peeler has an alcohol content of 16%, which puts it in the mid-range category in terms of alcohol content for cocktails. It's stronger than light cocktails like a Mimosa but not as potent as high-alcohol content drinks like a Martini or a Manhattan.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings work well with the Pink Peeler?

Given its fruity and slightly spicy profile with the ginger ale and raspberry cordial, the Pink Peeler pairs well with light appetizers and seafood. Think shrimp cocktails, sushi, or a light cheese platter. The drink's vibrancy also makes it a good match for mildly spicy Asian dishes.

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