Special Mini Guinness
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Special Mini Guinness
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The Special Mini Guinness is a playful homage to the iconic Irish stout, crafted to resemble its dark body capped with a creamy head. This dessert-like concoction combines the rich, ... more The Special Mini Guinness is a playful homage to the iconic Irish stout, crafted to resemble its dark body capped with a creamy head. This dessert-like concoction combines the rich, sweet flavors of coffee liqueur with the smooth, buttery taste of Bailey's Irish Cream, and a citrusy hint from the Orange Liqueur. It's typically served in a lowball glass and finished with a generous dollop of whipped cream, creating an indulgent treat that mimics the appearance of a freshly poured pint of Guinness. Its visual appeal, along with the luxurious blend of flavors, makes it a fun and lighthearted beverage choice, particularly on occasions like St. Patrick's Day or as an after-dinner delight.
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1.31% | 0.46 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Special Mini Guinness

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a splash of Baileys Irish Cream, a splash of Grand Marnier and three-quarters of a shot of Tia Maria to a lowball glass
Top with whipped cream and serve


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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended way to serve a Special Mini Guinness?

The Special Mini Guinness is best served cold in a lowball glass. It's not shaken or stirred but carefully layered to mimic the appearance of a Guinness stout. You should first pour the coffee liqueur, then add the orange liqueur, followed by a dash of Bailey's, and finally top it up with whipped cream to create the 'foamy head' look.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in a Special Mini Guinness if I'm missing something?

Yes, you can make substitutions with similar ingredients. If you're out of orange liqueur, you could use a different type of citrus-flavored liqueur. For Bailey's, any Irish cream liqueur would work as a substitute. If you don't have coffee liqueur, you might try using strong cold brew coffee with a bit of sugar, though this will alter the alcohol content and flavor profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Special Mini Guinness compare to other cocktails?

The Special Mini Guinness has a relatively low alcohol content at 1.31%. This is significantly lower than many classic cocktails, which typically have an alcohol content ranging from 10% to 25%. It's an excellent choice for those seeking a milder cocktail experience.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Special Mini Guinness?

Due to its unique presentation and lower alcohol content, the Special Mini Guinness is particularly suited for themed parties, St. Patrick's Day celebrations, or as a fun dessert cocktail at dinner parties. Its playful appearance makes it a great conversation starter.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Do I need any special tools to prepare a Special Mini Guinness?

No special tools are required to prepare a Special Mini Guinness, but having a pourer or a spoon to gently layer the ingredients can help achieve the signature look of this cocktail. Precision is key to maintaining distinct layers that resemble a mini Guinness.

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