Russian Snowball
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Russian Snowball
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.54 / 5
A variation of the classic snowball, with a little extra kick. A variation of the classic snowball, with a little extra kick.
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Base ingredient
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Lemon vodka
Alcohol content
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8.85% | 1.73 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Russian Snowball

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a tall glass over ice and stir before serving

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use as a substitute if I don't have Lemon vodka for the Russian Snowball?

If you don't have Lemon vodka, you can substitute it with plain vodka and a few drops of fresh lemon juice. This will closely mimic the citrus flavor intended for the Russian Snowball cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Russian Snowball?

The Russian Snowball is best served in a highball glass, chilled to ensure the freshness of the ingredients shines through. Garnishing with a slice of lime or lemon can add a decorative touch and a hint of extra citrus flavor.

GARNISHING_TIPS

Any garnishing tips for enhancing the presentation of the Russian Snowball?

A sprig of mint or a slice of lime/lemon on the rim of the glass can enhance the presentation of the Russian Snowball. Additionally, a small scoop of lemon or lime sorbet on top can add a sophisticated and refreshing twist.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Russian Snowball?

The Russian Snowball, with its refreshing and light citrus flavors, is well-suited for summer gatherings, garden parties, or as a festive drink during the holiday season thanks to its name and creamy texture.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Russian Snowball compare to that of other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of approximately 8.85%, the Russian Snowball falls into the lower to medium range of alcohol content for cocktails. It's less potent than a classic Margarita or Martini but has a slightly higher alcohol content than many fruit-based or light cocktails.

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