Slow Comfortable Screw
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Slow Comfortable Screw
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.89 / 5
This combo is right for any time, as a pick me up on a hot day, or before or after meals. Avoid drinking before breakfast!! The fruit maybe chewed in ... more This combo is right for any time, as a pick me up on a hot day, or before or after meals. Avoid drinking before breakfast!! The fruit maybe chewed in between sips. Enjoy yourselves.
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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry, olive
Alcohol content
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16% | 8 units *

Champagne glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Slow Comfortable Screw

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Mix the liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with plenty of crushed ice
Pour into a chilled champagne glass and garnish with cherries and olives before serving
~ These quantities will suffice for about eight drinks. ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute whiskey in a Slow Comfortable Screw with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute whiskey with vodka if you want to stick closer to the traditional version known as a 'Slow Screw.' The change will slightly alter the taste profile, making it less robust and smoother.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with a Slow Comfortable Screw?

A slice of orange or a cherry works best as a garnish for a Slow Comfortable Screw. It complements the orange juice and the slight tartness of the sloe gin, adding a refreshing and visually appealing touch.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Slow Comfortable Screw compare to a regular cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 16%, a Slow Comfortable Screw has a moderately high alcohol content compared to standard cocktails, which usually range between 10% to 15%. It's strong but not overly potent, making it a good choice for those who prefer a mildly stronger drink.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a specific order to add the ingredients when making a Slow Comfortable Screw?

While the order of ingredients is not critically important given the shaking step, a good practice is to start with the sloe gin and whiskey, then add the orange juice, and finally, add a dash of Angostura bitters before shaking. This ensures that the heavier ingredients get properly mixed with the lighter ones.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal occasion to serve a Slow Comfortable Screw?

A Slow Comfortable Screw is ideal for summer gatherings or as a brunch cocktail. Its refreshing and fruity nature makes it a perfect choice for warm weather occasions, or when you're looking for a leisurely, comforting drink.

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