Sextini
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Sextini
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.54 / 5
This will seriously get you hammered so don't drink it too quickly and don't have that many! Great for a summer day with mates. Enjoy! ~ Les x This will seriously get you hammered so don't drink it too quickly and don't have that many! Great for a summer day with mates. Enjoy! ~ Les x
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15 key ingredients
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Vodka
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16.89% | 30.4 units *

Pitcher glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Sextini

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Get a big jug and add the vodka and cranberry juice
Add the whole bottle of champagne and top up with ice
Stir and serve
~ Recipe is enough for a pitcher. Substitute the cranberry with any juice you prefer. Use cava instead of champagne for the credit crunch version! ~

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve a Sextini?

The Sextini, given its mixture of vodka, cranberry juice, and champagne or prosecco, is best served cold in a pitcher glass as suggested. For an enhanced experience, chill the glasses in advance and consider garnishing the rim with sugar or adding fresh cranberries as a decorative and flavorful touch.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute anything for champagne or prosecco in a Sextini?

If champagne or prosecco is not available or you're looking for a different taste, you can substitute it with another sparkling wine or even soda water for a less alcoholic version. Just keep in mind that the choice of substitute may slightly alter the taste and alcohol content of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

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

A Sextini has an alcohol content of 16.89%, which places it in the moderate range among cocktails. It's less potent than a classic Martini, which can exceed 20% alcohol by volume, but stronger than light cocktails like a Mimosa, which typically contains around 10% alcohol.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving Sextinis?

The Sextini, with its elegant blend of vodka, cranberry juice, and champagne or prosecco, is perfect for celebratory events like weddings, anniversaries, or New Year’s Eve parties. Its sophisticated yet simple composition also makes it suitable for casual gatherings or as a refreshing summer drink.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any customization ideas for making a Sextini unique?

To customize a Sextini, consider adding a splash of orange liqueur for a fruity twist or a few drops of rose water for a floral note. You can also experiment with different types of vodka, such as citrus or berry-flavored, to personalize the taste further. Additionally, using frozen cranberries as ice cubes can both chill and gradually infuse the cocktail with more flavor as they thaw.

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