Task Of Love
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Task Of Love
Cocktail recipe

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The Task Of Love cocktail is a zesty and refreshing highball drink with a spicy kick. It is a blend of tangy lime juice and effervescent lemon-lime soda, balanced with ... more The Task Of Love cocktail is a zesty and refreshing highball drink with a spicy kick. It is a blend of tangy lime juice and effervescent lemon-lime soda, balanced with the herbal notes of gin and the sweetness of sugar syrup. The unexpected addition of Tabasco sauce adds a unique layer of heat, creating a complex flavor that dances on the palate. Typically served in a highball glass, the Task Of Love presents as a lively and invigorating cocktail with a bold twist, perfect for those looking to try something out of the ordinary.
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Gin
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6% | 1.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Task Of Love

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the lime juice, gin and sugar syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Pour into highball glass
Top up with bitter lemon and add a dash of Tabasco sauce before serving

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Highball  ·  Dash  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why do the instructions for Task Of Love specify to shake the cocktail rather than stir it?

Shaking is recommended for the Task Of Love cocktail to thoroughly mix the lime juice, gin, and sugar syrup with the dash of Tabasco Sauce, creating a uniform flavor profile. The introduction of small ice chips and aeration through shaking also contributes to the desired texture and temperature of the cocktail, making it more refreshing.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What makes a highball glass the preferred choice for serving the Task Of Love?

A highball glass is preferred for serving the Task Of Love because it allows ample room for the mix along with the lemon-lime soda top-up, ensuring a good mix of the cocktail ingredients with the soda. Furthermore, the tall, narrow shape of the highball glass keeps the drink carbonated and chilled for longer, enhancing the drinking experience.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the gin in Task Of Love with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute the gin in Task Of Love with another type of alcohol if desired. Vodka could be a suitable alternative for those who prefer a less botanical flavor. Rum or tequila could also be used for a different taste profile, but keep in mind that changing the spirit will significantly alter the cocktail's character.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Task Of Love compare to that of a typical cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 6%, Task Of Love has a relatively lower alcohol content compared to many classic cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 30% alcohol by volume. This makes Task Of Love a milder option, suitable for those seeking a less intense alcoholic experience.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some ways I can customize the Task Of Love to suit my taste?

To customize the Task Of Love cocktail, you can adjust the amount of lime juice or sugar syrup to tweak the sweetness and acidity levels. Adding more or less Tabasco Sauce can modify the spice level according to your preference. Experimenting with different types of sodas, such as ginger ale or tonic water, can also offer a unique twist on the original recipe.

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