Tanks A Latte
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Tanks A Latte
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The "Tanks A Latte" cocktail is a creamy and indulgent beverage that marries the rich flavors of coffee and vanilla. This delightful concoction is composed of equal parts coffee liqueur, ... more The "Tanks A Latte" cocktail is a creamy and indulgent beverage that marries the rich flavors of coffee and vanilla. This delightful concoction is composed of equal parts coffee liqueur, milk, and vanilla vodka, creating a smooth and velvety drink. Served in a lowball glass, the Tanks A Latte is reminiscent of a classic iced coffee but with a boozy kick, making it an ideal choice for those who enjoy their coffee-inspired cocktails with a sweet and creamy twist. Its name is a playful nod to both its coffee base and its appreciative sentiment, adding a touch of whimsy to this tasty treat.
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Vanilla vodka
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20% | 3.6 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Tanks A Latte

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add two shots of Absolut Vanilla, two shots of Kahlúa and two shots of milk to a lowball glass over ice
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the Tanks A Latte cocktail to combine the ingredients?

To properly stir the Tanks A Latte cocktail, fill your lowball glass with ice, add the coffee liqueur, milk, and vanilla vodka in the specified amounts. Use a long spoon to stir the mixture gently but thoroughly for about 30 seconds. This technique ensures the ingredients are well-combined without diluting the drink too much, keeping the flavors rich and intact.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Tanks A Latte cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The Tanks A Latte cocktail is best served in a lowball glass over ice. Serving it cold accentuates the smoothness of the milk and the rich, complex flavors of the coffee liqueur and vanilla vodka. For an extra touch, you could chill the glass beforehand to ensure the drink stays colder for longer, enhancing the drinking experience.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some suitable garnishes for the Tanks A Latte cocktail?

To garnish the Tanks A Latte cocktail, consider adding a dusting of cocoa powder or grated chocolate on top for a visually appealing and flavorful touch. A skewer of coffee beans or a vanilla pod can also enhance the drink's aesthetic and aroma, complementing its coffee and vanilla flavors perfectly.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

How can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Tanks A Latte?

To create a non-alcoholic version of the Tanks A Latte, replace the coffee liqueur with a coffee-flavored syrup or concentrated coffee, and use a non-alcoholic vanilla flavoring in place of vanilla vodka. Adjust the quantities to taste, ensuring the overall volume remains similar. This substitution will allow you to enjoy a similar taste profile without the alcohol content.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings work well with the Tanks A Latte cocktail?

The rich flavors of the Tanks A Latte cocktail pair wonderfully with desserts such as tiramisu, chocolate lava cake, or vanilla bean cheesecake. For a less sweet option, consider biscotti or almond croissants, which complement the coffee and vanilla flavors in the drink. The cocktail's creamy texture and coffee base also make it a great match for a light brunch menu.

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