Redrum
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Redrum
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The Redrum cocktail is a potent and fruity concoction that combines the warmth of brandy with the sweet citrus notes of Cointreau, and the clean, robust kick of white rum. ... more The Redrum cocktail is a potent and fruity concoction that combines the warmth of brandy with the sweet citrus notes of Cointreau, and the clean, robust kick of white rum. Pomegranate juice not only adds a vibrant, deep red color reminiscent of its ominous name but also contributes a tart and slightly sweet counterbalance to the spirits, creating a refreshing and exotic flavor profile. Typically served in a highball glass over ice, this cocktail offers a blend of flavors that is both enlivening and complex, making it a unique choice for those looking to explore beyond the classic cocktail selections.
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16% | 4.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Redrum

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a tall glass with ice, pour in two caps full of white rum, a cap full of Cointreau and a cap full of brandy
Top up with pomegranate juice to taste
Stir and serve
~ For a sweeter version use raspberry cordial instead of pomegranate juice. ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute a different type of juice for pomegranate juice in the Redrum cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute pomegranate juice with other juices like cranberry juice or cherry juice for a similar flavor profile. However, keep in mind that this will slightly alter the taste and color of the final cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Redrum cocktail?

The Redrum cocktail is best served in a highball glass over ice. Given its rich color and cold serving requirement, adding a few ice cubes will ensure it remains refreshing. Garnishing with a slice of lime or a sprig of mint can also enhance its appearance and add a fresh aroma.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Redrum compare to a standard cocktail?

The Redrum cocktail has an alcohol content of 16%, which is slightly higher than the typical range for many cocktails (usually between 10% to 15%). This means it's a little stronger, so it's wise to consume it moderately.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the recommended method for combining the ingredients of the Redrum cocktail?

The Redrum cocktail ingredients should be carefully stirred, not shaken, to combine. Stirring helps to gently mix the ingredients without diluting the drink too much with water from the ice, maintaining its strong flavor and alcohol content.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Redrum cocktail?

Given its unique name and vibrant color, the Redrum cocktail is perfect for Halloween parties or themed events. Its rich flavor profile also makes it a great choice for celebrations or as a statement drink at cocktail parties.

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