Scarface
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Scarface
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.75 / 5
A good drink for relaxing with friends in the sun, or just on a night out. A good drink for relaxing with friends in the sun, or just on a night out.
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Bourbon
Alcohol content
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13.6% | 2.04 units *

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Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Scarface

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill the glass with ice, pour the amaretto and the bourbon over the ice
Stir, then add the lime juice and top up with coke
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How should I properly stir the Scarface cocktail to achieve its best taste?

To properly stir the Scarface cocktail, fill a mixing glass with ice cubes. Add the lime juice, Amaretto, and Bourbon to the glass. Using a long-handled bar spoon, gently stir the mixture for about 30 seconds to sufficiently chill and dilute the ingredients without making the drink too watery. Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass and top up with Cola. This technique ensures a smoothly blended drink with an evenly distributed flavor.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of whiskey other than Bourbon for the Scarface cocktail?

Yes, you can use a different type of whiskey for the Scarface cocktail if you don't have Bourbon on hand. A good substitute would be Rye whiskey, which will add a slightly spicier and fruitier note to the cocktail. However, keep in mind that changing the whiskey type can alter the original flavor profile of the Scarface, so it's a matter of personal preference.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Scarface cocktail?

The best way to serve the Scarface cocktail is in a chilled cocktail glass to keep the drink cold. Before pouring the drink, you can chill the glass in the freezer for about 15 to 20 minutes or fill it with ice water for a quick chill. Garnish the drink with a lime wedge or a twist of lime peel for an added touch of elegance and a burst of aroma. This presentation not only enhances the drinking experience but also complements the flavors of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Scarface cocktail compare to other similar cocktails?

The Scarface cocktail has an alcohol content of 13.6%, which places it in the moderate range compared to other cocktails. For instance, classic cocktails like the Margarita and the Manhattan typically have an alcohol content ranging from 20% to 30%, making the Scarface a relatively lighter option. This makes the Scarface an excellent choice for those who prefer a less strong cocktail that still provides a flavorful experience.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Scarface cocktail?

The Scarface cocktail, with its unique blend of lime juice, Cola, Amaretto, and Bourbon, makes it a versatile drink well-suited for various occasions. It's perfect for casual get-togethers, movie nights, or as a pre-dinner drink during intimate gatherings. The cocktail's moderate alcohol content and refreshing taste also make it appropriate for summer barbecues or autumn celebrations, providing a sophisticated yet approachable beverage option for your guests.

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