That Magic Sparkle
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That Magic Sparkle
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.9 / 5
I came up with this different little concoction while having a shot and cocktail night. Sweet, strong and yummy. A great start-of-night shot to knock those socks off. Enjoy! I came up with this different little concoction while having a shot and cocktail night. Sweet, strong and yummy. A great start-of-night shot to knock those socks off. Enjoy!
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Base ingredient
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Galliano
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36.67% | 1.65 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a That Magic Sparkle

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour in your Cointreau and Galliano, then drizzle in the grenadine and the lemon juice in that order
Allow to separate causing a layered effect, then serve
~ Do not mix the ingredients together, as this creates a different flavour. ~

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·  Layered  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute anything for Cointreau in That Magic Sparkle?

Yes, if you don't have Cointreau on hand, you can substitute it with another orange-flavored liqueur like Triple Sec or Grand Marnier. While each has its own profile and sweetness level, they can work well within the flavor profile of That Magic Sparkle.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnish suggestions for That Magic Sparkle?

For That Magic Sparkle, considering its ingredients, a twist of orange peel or a cherry can add both visual appeal and a slight aromatic enhancement to the drink. If you want to accentuate the color, a rim of sugar dyed with a few drops of grenadine offers a festive look.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What’s the best way to serve That Magic Sparkle to enhance its flavor?

That Magic Sparkle should be served cold in a properly chilled cocktail glass. To fully appreciate its nuanced flavors, ensure the glass is pre-chilled for about an hour in the freezer or filled with ice and water for a quick chill before serving. This helps to maintain the temperature and the integrity of the flavors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in That Magic Sparkle compare to other classic cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 36.67%, That Magic Sparkle falls in the mid-range of cocktail alcohol content. It is higher in alcohol compared to light cocktails like the Mimosa (around 10-12%) but lower than spirit-forward cocktails such as the Martini or Manhattan (which can range from 30% to 40% or higher depending on preparation).

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any customization options for That Magic Sparkle to suit various taste preferences?

Certainly! For a sweeter twist, you can adjust the amount of grenadine or add a simple syrup. If you prefer a more tart flavor, increase the lemon juice slightly. For a non-alcoholic version, you can use non-alcoholic substitutes for Galliano and Cointreau or focus on enhancing the citrus and sweet elements with syrups and juices. Personal tweaks allow That Magic Sparkle to cater to a wide range of tastes.

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