Brighton Cherry
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Brighton Cherry
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Brighton Cherry is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that captures the essence of the bustling seaside town of Brighton, England. This cocktail is a simple yet flavorful blend of vodka, ... more Brighton Cherry is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that captures the essence of the bustling seaside town of Brighton, England. This cocktail is a simple yet flavorful blend of vodka, cola, and cherry liqueur. The vodka adds a smooth and subtle kick to the drink, while the cola provides a familiar and nostalgic sweetness. The star of this cocktail, however, is the cherry liqueur, which brings a burst of fruity and tangy flavors to the mix. The combination of these ingredients results in a well-balanced and enticing drink that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you're sipping on it at the beach or enjoying it at a rooftop bar, Brighton Cherry is sure to transport you to the lively and vibrant atmosphere of Brighton.
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5.5% | 1.65 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Brighton Cherry

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add two tablespoons of crushed ice to a long glass
Add a shot of cherry Sourz then a shot of vodka, then fill the glass up with coke
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of cola in my Brighton Cherry?

Yes, you can use any brand of cola you prefer in the Brighton Cherry cocktail. Some might opt for a diet or zero sugar cola for a lighter version, while others might choose artisanal or craft colas to add a unique twist.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with a Brighton Cherry?

A maraschino cherry threaded onto a cocktail skewer or simply dropped into the drink works beautifully with a Brighton Cherry. A slice of lime on the rim of the glass can also add a pop of color and a touch of freshness.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a preferred time or setting to enjoy a Brighton Cherry?

The Brighton Cherry, with its comforting blend of cola and cherry liqueur, is perfect for casual gatherings or as an after-dinner drink. Its sweet profile makes it suitable for nighttime events or as a dessert cocktail.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Brighton Cherry to make it more unique?

For a unique twist, consider adding a splash of lime juice for a bit of tartness, or mix in a little bit of cream to create a Cherry Cola Float effect. You could also experiment with different types of cherry liqueurs or infused vodkas to adjust the flavor profile to your liking.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Brighton Cherry compare to other classic cocktails?

The Brighton Cherry has a relatively low alcohol content at 5.5%, making it lighter than many classic cocktails. For instance, a typical Margarita might range from 10% to 15% alcohol by volume (ABV), and an Old Fashioned can be around 30% ABV, making the Brighton Cherry a milder choice suitable for those seeking a less potent option.

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