Red Phosphorus
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Red Phosphorus
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The Red Phosphorus cocktail is a high-energy concoction that combines the bold and tangy flavors of an energy drink with the intense warmth of grain alcohol and cinnamon schnapps. Its ... more The Red Phosphorus cocktail is a high-energy concoction that combines the bold and tangy flavors of an energy drink with the intense warmth of grain alcohol and cinnamon schnapps. Its name evokes a sense of vibrancy and heat, much like the experience it aims to provide with each sip. The addition of maraschino cherry and a hint of its syrup contributes a subtle fruity sweetness, balancing the fiery cinnamon notes and the invigorating kick of the energy drink. Served in a highball glass, this cocktail is designed to energize and ignite the senses, making it a unique choice for those looking to add a dynamic and spirited edge to their drinking experience.
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10.58% | 3.3 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Red Phosphorus

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ice to a tall glass
Pour in the Red Bull, following with the Hot Damn, the Everclear, a splash of maraschino cherry syrup, and the maraschino cherries
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Red Phosphorus compare to that of a standard cocktail?

The Red Phosphorus cocktail has an alcohol content of approximately 10.58%, which places it on the lower end of the spectrum when compared to the average alcohol content of cocktails, which typically range from 15% to 30%. This makes the Red Phosphorus a milder option suitable for those seeking a less potent drink.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Red Phosphorus cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Red Phosphorus cocktail is stirred and not shaken as a means to gently combine the ingredients without diluting the drink too much or introducing too many air bubbles, which could affect the texture and clarity of the final product. Stirring is often preferred for cocktails that are spirit-forward and do not include ingredients that need to be vigorously integrated, such as cream or egg whites.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some additional garnishing tips for the Red Phosphorus cocktail?

For the Red Phosphorus cocktail, in addition to the maraschino cherries, consider adding a cinnamon stick or a twist of orange peel to complement the spicy and fruity flavor profile. A light dusting of ground cinnamon on top could also enhance the visual appeal and aroma of the drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the grain alcohol in the Red Phosphorus cocktail with something less potent?

Yes, if you're looking to make the Red Phosphorus cocktail less potent, you can substitute the grain alcohol with a milder spirit such as vodka or white rum. Keep in mind that this will alter the flavor profile slightly, making the drink smoother and less intense.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Red Phosphorus to enhance its flavor?

The best way to serve the Red Phosphorus cocktail is cold, in a highball glass, garnished with maraschino cherries and optionally a cinnamon stick for extra flair and flavor. Serving it cold enhances the refreshing quality of the energy drink while highlighting the complexity of the combined ingredients.

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