Spowart Special
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Spowart Special
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The Spowart Special is a tantalizing cocktail that combines the robust notes of red wine with the crispness of vodka, all harmoniously blended with the sweetness of orange juice and ... more The Spowart Special is a tantalizing cocktail that combines the robust notes of red wine with the crispness of vodka, all harmoniously blended with the sweetness of orange juice and the effervescence of lemonade. This cocktail bursts with a spectrum of flavors, thanks to the addition of Taboo, which is a fruity liqueur known for its exotic infusion of tropical and citrus fruits. Typically served in a highball glass, the Spowart Special offers a refreshing and unique drinking experience with a complex flavor profile that is both rich and invigorating, making it an interesting choice for those looking to explore beyond classic cocktail recipes.
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9.8% | 2.94 units *

Highball glass

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Method
How to make a Spowart Special

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add three shots of Taboo, a shot of vodka, a shot of red wine and three shots of lemonade to a highball glass with ice
Top up the glass with orange juice, stir and serve

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·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Taboo in the Spowart Special with another liqueur?

Yes, you can substitute Taboo with a similar fruit-flavored liqueur. Consider using a peach schnapps or a tropical liqueur to maintain the fruity profile of the cocktail. The taste will vary slightly, but it should still complement the other ingredients well.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing ideas for the Spowart Special?

For the Spowart Special, consider garnishing with a slice of orange or a lemon twist to enhance the citrus notes. Adding a few berries or a cherry can also introduce a splash of color and complement the red wine's fruity undertones.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Spowart Special at a party?

The Spowart Special is best served in a highball glass, chilled and over ice. Prepare it in batches beforehand and keep it stirred in a large pitcher. When guests arrive, simply pour it over ice-filled glasses and garnish. This approach is practical and ensures the cocktail maintains its flavor and temperature.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Spowart Special compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 9.8%, the Spowart Special falls into the moderate range for cocktails. It has a lower alcohol content than strong classic cocktails like a Martini or Manhattan but is higher than many light cocktails or spritzes. It's a good option for those who enjoy a balanced cocktail that's not too strong.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food would pair well with the Spowart Special?

The Spowart Special, with its fruity and refreshing profile, pairs well with light appetizers and seafood. Try it with shrimp cocktail, grilled vegetables, or light cheese platters. Its sweetness and acidity can also balance out spicy dishes, making it a versatile choice for various cuisines.

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