The Late Night Special...
/

The Late Night Special...
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.57 / 5
The Late Night Special is a fruit-forward cocktail that combines the sweetness of peach schnapps with the complex citrus profile of Cointreau, rounded out with the tropical flavors of pineapple ... more The Late Night Special is a fruit-forward cocktail that combines the sweetness of peach schnapps with the complex citrus profile of Cointreau, rounded out with the tropical flavors of pineapple and orange juice. Served in a highball glass, this cocktail offers a refreshing and vibrant taste experience. Its ingredients suggest a lively mix that's suitable for sipping during late-night gatherings, where a touch of sweetness is desired without overwhelming the palate. The Late Night Special appears to be a casual, easy-drinking choice for those who appreciate a fruity and spirited concoction.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Peach Schnapps
Garnish
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Grenadine
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.56% | 2.85 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Method
How to make a The Late Night Special...

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a shot of vodka, some pineapple juice, a shot of peach schnapps, the orange juice and a shot of Cointreau to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a highball glass over ice
Add a dash of grenadine to garnish and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  ·  Dash  ·  Garnish  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another liqueur for Cointreau in The Late Night Special?

Yes, you can substitute Cointreau with other orange-flavored liqueurs like Triple Sec or Grand Marnier. Keep in mind that each has its own sweetness level and alcohol content, which could slightly alter the taste and strength of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish would complement The Late Night Special?

A slice of orange or a wedge of pineapple would complement the citrus and tropical flavors of The Late Night Special. You could also add a cherry for a touch of color and sweetness.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The Late Night Special?

The Late Night Special should be served cold in a highball glass. You may want to garnish it with a slice of orange or a wedge of pineapple for an extra touch. It's perfect for enjoying as a refreshing cocktail on a warm evening.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of The Late Night Special compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 10.56%, The Late Night Special falls into the moderate range of cocktail strengths. Standard cocktails typically range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume, making this cocktail slightly on the lighter side, perfect for those preferring a less potent drink.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any interesting customization ideas for The Late Night Special?

To customize The Late Night Special, consider adding a splash of soda water for some fizz, or mix in a few fresh mint leaves for a refreshing twist. You could also experiment with the ratios of the juices or add a different type of juice like grapefruit for a unique flavor profile.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Olympic Cocktails and More

Discover a host of cocktails inspired by the Paris 2024 Olympics, meet the bartenders behind the cocktails and win yourself some juicy Amazon vouchers.

Our Olympic Cocktail Hub
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar