Suitcase
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Suitcase
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The Suitcase is a straightforward and potent cocktail served in a shot glass, blending the robust and smoky flavors of whiskey with the tropical sweetness of passion fruit liqueur. The ... more The Suitcase is a straightforward and potent cocktail served in a shot glass, blending the robust and smoky flavors of whiskey with the tropical sweetness of passion fruit liqueur. The contrast between the rich characteristics of the whiskey and the bright, fruity notes of the passion fruit creates a unique taste experience. Designed for those who appreciate a quick, strong drink with a playful flavor twist, the Suitcase cocktail offers a small but memorable sip.
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27.5% | 0.83 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Suitcase

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour half a shot of Jack Daniel's and half a shot of passion fruit liqueur into a shot glass and serve
~ Ideally the drink should be served in a suitcase glass, as per its name, but a shot glass will do if one is not available. ~


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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Suitcase compare to other shots?

The Suitcase cocktail has an alcohol content of 27.5%, which is relatively moderate compared to other shot drinks. Typically, straight spirits used in shots have an alcohol by volume (ABV) of around 40%. However, since the Suitcase includes both whiskey and a liqueur, its lower ABV makes it a slightly less potent option suitable for those seeking a milder shot.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Suitcase cocktail?

The Suitcase cocktail is best served cold in a shot glass. Given its composition and total volume of 30ml, it's designed to be enjoyed in a single gulp. To enhance the experience, you can chill the shot glasses in advance. This cocktail is not shaken or stirred, but you can briefly cool the ingredients together in a mixing glass with ice before straining them into the shot glass if desired.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of liqueur if I don't have passion fruit liqueur for the Suitcase cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another type of fruit liqueur if you don't have passion fruit liqueur. Consider using a liqueur with a similar sweetness and tanginess to maintain the balance of the drink. Mango liqueur or peach liqueur could be good alternatives. Adjust the quantity slightly based on the sweetness and flavor intensity of the substitute to ensure the Suitcase maintains its distinct character.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some ways to customize the Suitcase cocktail to suit personal tastes?

The Suitcase cocktail offers room for customization. You can adjust the whiskey to liqueur ratio based on your preference for sweetness or strength. Adding a dash of lime juice or a sprinkle of chili powder can introduce a new layer of flavor. For a visually appealing twist, consider garnishing with a small slice of passion fruit or a lime twist. These customizations allow you to tailor the cocktail to your taste preferences while maintaining its original spirit.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a preferred technique for combining the ingredients of the Suitcase cocktail?

Since the Suitcase cocktail is neither shaken nor stirred, the preferred technique for combining its ingredients is to simply pour them into the shot glass in the order listed. If you prefer the ingredients to be chilled, you can briefly mix them in a mixing glass with ice before straining into the shot glass. This method chills the drink without dilution from shaking or stirring, keeping the flavors robust and the texture smooth.

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