Smokey Bottom
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Smokey Bottom
Cocktail recipe

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3.83 / 5
The Smokey Bottom is a refreshing cocktail that combines the fruit-forward sweetness of peach schnapps with the tangy kick of apple liqueur, topped off with the effervescence of Smirnoff Ice. ... more The Smokey Bottom is a refreshing cocktail that combines the fruit-forward sweetness of peach schnapps with the tangy kick of apple liqueur, topped off with the effervescence of Smirnoff Ice. This cocktail is typically served in a pint glass, emphasizing its casual and sociable character, ideal for slow sipping on a sunny afternoon or at a relaxed gathering. With its unique blend of flavors, the Smokey Bottom delivers a pleasing mixture of sweetness, tartness, and a subtle hint of smokiness that may come from the peaty notes often associated with the name, creating an easy-drinking experience that's both flavorful and spirited.
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Peach Schnapps
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7.02% | 3.51 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Smokey Bottom

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add two shots of Apple Sourz and two shots of peach schnapps to a pint glass
Top up glass with Smirnoff Ice then serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Peach Schnapps with something else in a Smokey Bottom cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute Peach Schnapps with peach flavored vodka or even a peach puree for a stronger peach flavor. However, keep in mind that this may slightly alter the final taste and alcohol content of your Smokey Bottom cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Smokey Bottom?

The Smokey Bottom cocktail is best served cold, poured into a pint glass. No shaking or stirring is typically needed. You may want to garnish with a slice of peach or apple to enhance its visual appeal and to complement the fruity flavors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Smokey Bottom compare to a regular beer?

With an alcohol content of 7.02%, a Smokey Bottom has a comparable alcohol percentage to some stronger craft beers and is significantly higher than that of most light and regular beers, which often range from 4% to 6% alcohol by volume.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can the Smokey Bottom cocktail be made sweeter or less sweet?

Yes, the sweetness of a Smokey Bottom cocktail can be adjusted easily. To make it sweeter, consider adding a bit more Peach Schnapps or a splash of simple syrup. To make it less sweet, reduce the Peach Schnapps slightly or use a less sweet apple liqueur or Smirnoff Ice variant.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with a Smokey Bottom cocktail?

A Smokey Bottom, with its notes of peach and apple, pairs wonderfully with light appetizers or cheese platters. It also complements grilled chicken or fish dishes that carry a hint of sweetness or are seasoned with herbs. For a dessert pairing, consider peach cobbler or apple tarts.

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