Raspberry Watkins
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Raspberry Watkins
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.85 / 5
The Raspberry Watkins is a vibrant cocktail that combines the sharpness of lime juice with the sweet and fruity notes of raspberry liqueur and a touch of grenadine for added ... more The Raspberry Watkins is a vibrant cocktail that combines the sharpness of lime juice with the sweet and fruity notes of raspberry liqueur and a touch of grenadine for added sweetness and color. Served in a wine glass, this refreshing drink is rounded out with the addition of soda water, which provides a subtle effervescence, making it an ideal choice for those who enjoy a balance of sweet and tangy flavors in their cocktails. Its main spirit, vodka, offers a clean and strong alcoholic base, allowing the bright raspberry and citrus flavors to shine through. The Raspberry Watkins' playful blend of ingredients is well-suited for sipping on a warm day or as a delightful accompaniment to a festive gathering.
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15 key ingredients
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Vodka
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19.66% | 2.85 units *

Method
How to make a Raspberry Watkins

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes
Add Chambord raspberry liqueur, vodka, grenadine and lime cordial
Shake well and strain into a chilled wine glass filled with ice cubes
Top up with soda water and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Raspberry Liqueur in the Raspberry Watkins?

Yes, if you don't have raspberry liqueur, you can use Chambord or any berry-flavored liqueur as a substitute. For a non-alcoholic version, raspberry syrup can also be used, but keep in mind this will alter the alcohol content of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing ideas for the Raspberry Watkins?

A sprig of mint, fresh raspberries, or a lime wheel makes excellent garnishes for the Raspberry Watkins. These garnishes add a splash of color and enhance the drink's raspberry and citrus flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Raspberry Watkins?

The Raspberry Watkins is best served in a wine glass, chilled. After shaking the ingredients with ice, strain the mixture into the glass and top it with soda water. The chilled presentation enhances its refreshing taste, making it ideal for summer gatherings.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Raspberry Watkins compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 19.66%, the Raspberry Watkins is moderately strong, similar to a classic mojito or a cosmopolitan. It's stronger than light cocktails like a spritz but less potent than straight spirits or heavily spirit-forward cocktails.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Raspberry Watkins to suit my taste?

To customize the Raspberry Watkins, consider adjusting the sweetness with more or less grenadine, or vary the amount of lime juice for a more or less tart flavor. Adding a few muddled fresh raspberries before shaking can also intensify the raspberry flavor and add a personal touch to the cocktail.

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