Screamer
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Screamer
Cocktail recipe

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The Screamer is a potent cocktail that combines a variety of spirits to create a complex and intense drinking experience. It features a rich and creamy base provided by Bailey's ... more The Screamer is a potent cocktail that combines a variety of spirits to create a complex and intense drinking experience. It features a rich and creamy base provided by Bailey's Irish Cream blended with the sweet, tropical notes of coconut rum. This luscious duo is then elevated by the addition of clear spirits—vodka and white rum—that introduce a sharpness to the drink, while a splash of tequila adds a distinctive warmth and slight edge that can appeal to those who enjoy robust flavors. Typically served in a highball glass, the Screamer stands as a drink that marries creaminess with a bold spirit-forward profile, catering to those who like their cocktails strong and with layered dimensions of flavor.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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34.25% | 4.11 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Screamer

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a highball glass with ice
Stir and serve

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·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How should the Screamer cocktail be properly stirred?

To properly stir the Screamer cocktail, fill a mixing glass with ice and add the Bailey's, coconut rum, vodka, white rum, and tequila. Use a long bar spoon to gently stir the mix for about 20-30 seconds to ensure it's well-chilled but not overly diluted. Then, strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Screamer cocktail?

The best way to serve a Screamer cocktail is in a highball glass filled with ice. The cocktail should be chilled and stirred properly before being strained into the glass. Serving it cold enhances its flavors and makes it more refreshing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Screamer compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 34.25%, the Screamer is on the higher end of the spectrum compared to many popular cocktails. For example, a classic Margarita might have around 26-30% alcohol content depending on the recipe, making the Screamer a more potent option.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can I make a Screamer cocktail less potent without compromising its taste?

Yes, you can make a Screamer less potent by reducing the quantities of the alcoholic ingredients slightly and substituting part of them with non-alcoholic versions, or by adding a splash of a mixer like soda or tonic water. This will lower the overall alcohol content while still maintaining a balance of flavors.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Is there a specific type of coconut rum recommended for the Screamer cocktail?

While the Screamer cocktail doesn't specify a brand, using a high-quality coconut rum can enhance the drink's taste. Look for coconut rums that have a clear, crisp coconut flavor without being overly sweet. Brands known for their rum quality are usually a safe bet.

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