Reach Around
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Reach Around
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The Reach Around cocktail is a simple yet bold concoction served in a shot glass that combines the sweetness of peach schnapps with the herbal complexity of Green Chartreuse. This ... more The Reach Around cocktail is a simple yet bold concoction served in a shot glass that combines the sweetness of peach schnapps with the herbal complexity of Green Chartreuse. This intriguing mixture balances the fruity, aromatic essence of peaches with the strong, pungent flavor profile of Chartreuse, a French liqueur known for its potent blend of 130 herbs and plants. The Reach Around, served cold, delivers a swift, multilayered taste experience, melding the candied fruit notes with the distinct spicy and earthy undertones of its herbal counterpart, creating a shot that is powerful and memorable.
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Peach Schnapps
Alcohol content
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35% | 1.05 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
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15ml ½oz 1.5cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

Method
How to make a Reach Around

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add Chartreuse and peach schnapps to a shot glass and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What is Green Chartreuse, and how does it influence the flavor of the Reach Around cocktail?

Green Chartreuse is a French liqueur made by the Carthusian Monks since the 1740s, consisting of distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbal extracts. Its unique flavor profile, which is complex, slightly sweet, with spicy, herbal notes, significantly influences the Reach Around cocktail by adding depth and a herbal punch contrasting the sweetness of the Peach Schnapps.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is the Reach Around cocktail best served on its own or can it be part of a cocktail flight?

Given its distinct flavor profile and strong alcohol content, the Reach Around cocktail is best enjoyed on its own as a shot. However, for those looking to explore different flavors, it can also make an interesting component of a cocktail flight, ideally paired with other fruit-based or herbal liqueurs to compare and contrast tastes.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Reach Around compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 35%, the Reach Around is relatively strong compared to many classic cocktails which average around 20% to 30% alcohol by volume. It's on the higher end due to the use of potent ingredients like Green Chartreuse, making it comparable to other strong shots or neat spirit servings rather than mixed cocktails.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some ways to customize the Reach Around cocktail for different tastes?

To cater to different preferences, the Reach Around cocktail can be customized in several ways. Adding a dash of lime juice or rimming the shot glass with salt can introduce new flavors. For a sweeter variant, a splash of simple syrup or replacing Peach Schnapps with a fruitier liqueur might appeal. If one desires a less alcohol-forward experience, diluting the mixture with a bit of soda water or lemonade could make it more palatable.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Reach Around cocktail?

Due to its strong, bold flavors and substantial alcohol content, the Reach Around cocktail is well-suited for lively, casual gatherings such as parties or celebrations where shots are commonly enjoyed. It's perhaps less appropriate for formal occasions or events where cocktails are meant to be sipped and savored over a longer period.

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