Sewer Rat
/

Sewer Rat
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.96 / 5
The Sewer Rat cocktail is a distinctive blend that combines the sharp and clean taste of vodka with the sweet, fruity notes of peach schnapps and orange juice, culminating in ... more The Sewer Rat cocktail is a distinctive blend that combines the sharp and clean taste of vodka with the sweet, fruity notes of peach schnapps and orange juice, culminating in a surprising twist with the addition of rich coffee liqueur. The complexity of flavors makes for a unique drinking experience that might not be for everyone but offers an interesting mix for adventurous palates looking to try something out of the ordinary. Served in a lowball glass, this cocktail brings together various taste profiles ranging from citrusy to sweet and slightly bitter, representing a bold choice in the vast landscape of mixed drinks.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Vodka
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
12.86% | 4.5 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Method
How to make a Sewer Rat

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the peach schnapps to the bottom of a lowball glass, then carefully pour on the vodka so that it layers, then layer the Tia Maria on top without mixing or ice
Then fill the rest of the glass with orange juice and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Layer  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of coffee liqueur is best used in a Sewer Rat cocktail?

For a Sewer Rat cocktail, a rich and deeply flavored coffee liqueur is ideal. Kahlua is a popular choice for its sweet and robust coffee flavor, which complements the vodka and peach schnapps nicely, balancing out the sweetness with its bitter coffee notes.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended way to serve a Sewer Rat cocktail?

A Sewer Rat cocktail is best served cold in a lowball glass. Since it's not shaken or stirred, you can simply pour the ingredients over ice, ensuring the drink stays chilled and dilutes slightly for a smoother taste. Garnishing with an orange slice or a cherry can add a touch of color and a bit of fruity flavor.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

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

With an alcohol content of 12.86%, the Sewer Rat is slightly higher in alcohol than many classic cocktails, which typically range between 10% to 15%. This makes it a moderately strong drink, more potent than a light cocktail like a Mimosa, but less so than a strong Martini.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can the Sewer Rat cocktail be customized for a sweeter taste?

Absolutely! For a sweeter version of the Sewer Rat, you could add more peach schnapps or substitute the coffee liqueur with a caramel liqueur for a sweeter, less bitter taste. Adjusting the amount of orange juice can also help balance the sweetness to your liking.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with a Sewer Rat cocktail?

Given its bold and unique flavor profile, the Sewer Rat pairs well with barbecue dishes, spicy food, or savory snacks like nuts and cheese. The sweetness of the cocktail complements the smokiness of grilled meats and can balance the heat in spicy dishes.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Olympic Cocktails and More

Discover a host of cocktails inspired by the Paris 2024 Olympics, meet the bartenders behind the cocktails and win yourself some juicy Amazon vouchers.

Our Olympic Cocktail Hub
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar