Red Ice
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Red Ice
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The Red Ice cocktail is a vibrant, chilled drink featuring a blend of 330ml Smirnoff Ice, which is a sweet, citrus-flavored malt beverage, and 60ml Aftershock, the spicy cinnamon liqueur ... more The Red Ice cocktail is a vibrant, chilled drink featuring a blend of 330ml Smirnoff Ice, which is a sweet, citrus-flavored malt beverage, and 60ml Aftershock, the spicy cinnamon liqueur known for its bold color and intense flavor. This cocktail is typically served in a pint glass, allowing plenty of space for the combination of the crisp, refreshing Smirnoff Ice and the fiery kick of the red Aftershock to mingle. The mixture of these two distinct beverages creates a taste experience that is both invigorating and warming, making the Red Ice an eye-catching choice for those looking to enjoy a beverage with a sweet, yet spicy profile.
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Base ingredient
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Aftershock (Red)
Alcohol content
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8.42% | 3.28 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Red Ice

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Get a pint glass and add two ice cubes
Then add two shots of red Aftershock and fill up the rest of the glass with Smirnoff Ice
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What is Aftershock (Red), and what does it add to the Red Ice cocktail?

Aftershock (Red) is a cinnamon-flavored liqueur known for its distinctive spicy taste and bright red color. In the Red Ice cocktail, it adds a warm, spicy kick that contrasts with the cold, refreshing crispness of the Smirnoff Ice, creating a unique flavor profile.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What's the ideal way to serve a Red Ice cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The Red Ice cocktail is best served cold in a pint glass. The combination of chilled Smirnoff Ice and Aftershock (Red) should be stirred gently, not shaken, to maintain the carbonation of the Smirnoff Ice. Serving it in a pint glass ensures ample space for both ingredients and enhances the drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Red Ice compare to standard beers and cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 8.42%, the Red Ice cocktail is stronger than most standard beers, which typically range from 4% to 6% alcohol by volume. However, it may be slightly lower in alcohol content compared to many classic cocktails, which can range anywhere from 10% to 25% alcohol by volume, depending on the recipe.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Red Ice cocktail?

The Red Ice cocktail, with its unique spicy and refreshing taste, is well-suited for casual gatherings, summer parties, or as a festive drink during the holiday season when its vibrant red color can complement the festive atmosphere.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular customization ideas for the Red Ice cocktail to suit personal tastes?

Yes, the Red Ice cocktail can be customized in a few ways to suit personal preferences. For those who prefer a sweeter drink, adding a splash of grenadine or cranberry juice can enhance its sweetness and color. For a stronger spice flavor, increasing the amount of Aftershock (Red) can add more warmth and intensity. Additionally, garnishing with a lime wedge or cinnamon stick can add a refreshing twist or emphasize the spicy notes, respectively.

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