The Maritime
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The Maritime
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The Maritime is a distinctive cocktail that combines the rich, warm flavors of spiced rum with the smoothness of cream, the sweetness of sugar, and a surprising pinch of salt ... more The Maritime is a distinctive cocktail that combines the rich, warm flavors of spiced rum with the smoothness of cream, the sweetness of sugar, and a surprising pinch of salt which adds a unique twist to the taste profile. The ingredients suggest this concoction is designed to be enjoyed in a single sip, being served in a shot glass, offering a creamy texture with a balance of sweetness and a subtle savory note which could evoke the sensation of sea air, aligning well with its nautical theme. This is a cocktail that might appeal to those who enjoy experimenting with contrasting flavors and are looking for a quick, flavorful indulgence that challenges the standard expectations of a sweet shooter.
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Spiced rum
Alcohol content
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24% | 1.2 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a The Maritime

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour the rum and sugar into a shooter glass, leaving a bit of space at the top
Add the pinch of salt then fill with cream before serving


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FAQ's

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in The Maritime compare to that of other popular cocktails?

The Maritime has an alcohol content of 24%, which is moderately high compared to many classic cocktails. For example, a Margarita typically has around 13-15% alcohol content, and a Mojito around 10-15%, making The Maritime stronger in terms of alcohol concentration. It's closer in strength to spirits-forward drinks like the Martini.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

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

Since The Maritime is served cold and not shaken or stirred, it's best served in a pre-chilled shot glass to maintain its temperature and texture. Serving it cold optimizes the creamy texture and the intricate balance between the sweet sugar, the pinch of salt, and the warmth of the spiced rum.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute cream with a non-dairy alternative in The Maritime?

Yes, you can substitute cream with coconut cream or almond milk creamer for a non-dairy alternative. These substitutes can provide a similar creamy texture and slightly alter the flavor profile to add a new dimension to the cocktail, while also making it more suitable for those with dairy restrictions.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is The Maritime not shaken or stirred, and how does that affect the drink?

The Maritime is not shaken or stirred to preserve the layered effect of its ingredients, particularly the distinct texture contrast between the cream and the spiced rum beneath. This method avoids emulsification of the cream into the rum, ensuring a creamy top layer with a spiced rum base for a complex sip.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is The Maritime suitable for individuals with specific dietary restrictions?

The Maritime may not be suitable for vegans or individuals who are lactose intolerant due to its cream content. However, with the substitution of dairy cream for a non-dairy alternative like coconut cream, it can be adapted to meet vegan and lactose-free diets. Always ensure other ingredients used, especially the spiced rum, align with dietary needs.

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