Terminator
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Terminator
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.63 / 5
Hasta la vista, baby! Originally from Darwin, Australia, at the Ducks Nuts Bar and Grill. ~ Nick Brown 2004 Hasta la vista, baby! Originally from Darwin, Australia, at the Ducks Nuts Bar and Grill. ~ Nick Brown 2004
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Base ingredient
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Overproof rum
Alcohol content
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8.64% | 1.43 units *

Method
How to make a Terminator

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour Red Bull into a whisky glass half filling it
Add the remaining ingredients to a shot glass, and set fire to the 151
Drop the shot into the red bull while flaming and serve


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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Terminator cocktail?

The Terminator cocktail is best served in a whisky glass, cold. It's not necessary to shake or stir the mixture; simply pour the ingredients over ice and enjoy. This serving method enhances the flavor profile and keeps the drink refreshing.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Can you explain why overproof rum is used in the Terminator cocktail?

Overproof rum is used in the Terminator cocktail to add a high alcohol content and a bold, intense flavor that balances the sweetness of the raspberry liqueur and the tartness of the energy drink. Its strong profile complements the other ingredients, ensuring the cocktail has a potent kick without overcomplicating its taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Terminator compare to a standard cocktail?

The Terminator has an alcohol content of 8.64%, which is relatively moderate compared to standard cocktails that can range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes the Terminator a milder option, suitable for those who prefer a less intense alcoholic beverage.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some customization ideas for those who might want to experiment with the Terminator cocktail?

For those looking to experiment with the Terminator cocktail, consider swapping the raspberry liqueur for a different fruit-flavored liqueur to change the flavor profile, or changing the energy drink flavor for variety. You can also adjust the ratio of ingredients to suit your taste preferences, whether you prefer it sweeter or stronger. Adding a splash of lime juice can also introduce a tangy twist to the cocktail.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings work well with the Terminator cocktail?

The Terminator cocktail, with its mix of sweet and strong flavors, pairs well with spicy and savory finger foods. Think nachos, spicy chicken wings, or even sushi rolls. The cocktail's refreshing and bold characteristics can balance out the heat and richness of these foods, making for a delightful pairing.

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