The Academy
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The Academy
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The Academy is a refreshing cocktail that combines the citrus notes of orange juice with the botanical complexity of gin, topped with the sweet and mellow flavors of apple juice. ... more The Academy is a refreshing cocktail that combines the citrus notes of orange juice with the botanical complexity of gin, topped with the sweet and mellow flavors of apple juice. Served in a lowball glass, this drink offers a palate-pleasing mix of fruitiness and subtle herbal undertones, making it a delightful choice for those who appreciate a cocktail that's both invigorating and easy to sip. The simplicity of its composition allows the natural flavors to shine through, creating a harmonious blend suited for various occasions.
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3.43% | 1.2 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a The Academy

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir gin and orange juice in a lowball glass
Add ice and top up with apple juice before serving

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The Academy cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The Academy cocktail is best served cold in a Lowball glass. To enhance its flavors, ensure the glass is chilled before serving. Adding a large ice cube rather than smaller ones can also prevent dilution, keeping the flavors robust.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with The Academy to elevate its presentation?

A simple orange slice or a twist works well as a garnish for The Academy. It complements the orange juice flavor in the cocktail. Alternatively, an apple slice can echo the apple juice component and add a fresh touch to the presentation.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of juice for the orange juice in The Academy?

Yes, you can substitute the orange juice with another citrus juice like grapefruit or lemon juice for a tangier taste. Keep in mind that this will alter the original flavor profile of the cocktail, but it can offer a refreshing variation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in The Academy compare to other popular cocktails?

The Academy has a relatively low alcohol content of 3.43%. This is lower than many classic cocktails such as Margaritas or Martinis, which typically have an alcohol content ranging from 10% to 20%. The Academy can be considered a lighter option, suitable for occasions when you prefer a milder cocktail.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of The Academy, and how can it be made?

Yes, you can easily make a non-alcoholic version of The Academy by substituting the gin with a non-alcoholic spirit or simply leaving it out. Mix the orange and apple juices in the recommended volumes and top up with some sparkling water for a refreshing alternative.

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