The Sheep
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The Sheep
Cocktail recipe

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"The Sheep" is a rich and creamy cocktail that combines the velvety sweetness of Bailey's Irish Cream with the robust depth of whiskey, softened by the addition of milk. Served ... more "The Sheep" is a rich and creamy cocktail that combines the velvety sweetness of Bailey's Irish Cream with the robust depth of whiskey, softened by the addition of milk. Served in a lowball glass, this cocktail presents a harmonious blend of flavors that appeals to those who prefer a drink that is indulgent yet not overpowering. Its smooth texture and the comforting taste profile make it suitable for a relaxing evening or as a dessert cocktail for those who enjoy a little spirited indulgence at the end of a meal. The uncomplicated ingredient list of The Sheep makes it an accessible cocktail for both connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike.
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19% | 3.42 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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60ml 2oz 6cl
60ml 2oz 6cl
60ml 2oz 6cl

Method
How to make a The Sheep

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add four ice cubes into a glass, then pour on the Baileys, then the milk, then the of Jack Daniel's and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the Bailey's in The Sheep with another cream liqueur?

Yes, you can substitute Bailey's with another cream liqueur, such as Amarula or a non-alcoholic creamer if you're looking for a different flavor profile or a less alcoholic option. Keep in mind that the flavor and texture may vary slightly.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The Sheep?

The Sheep cocktail is best served cold in a lowball glass. You can chill the glass beforehand to keep the drink colder for longer. Considering its creamy ingredients, serving it with a large ice cube can help maintain its cold temperature without diluting the flavor too quickly.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Do I need to use any special equipment to prepare The Sheep?

No special equipment is needed to prepare The Sheep. Since it's not shaken or stirred, you just need to measure and pour the Bailey's, whiskey, and milk directly into the lowball glass over ice if desired. A simple stir with a spoon might be used just to ensure the ingredients are well combined.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving The Sheep?

The Sheep, with its creamy and comforting profile, is perfect for colder weather or as a dessert cocktail. It's suitable for casual gatherings, especially during the fall or winter, or at the end of a dinner party as a delightful way to wind down.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of The Sheep compare to other classic cocktails?

With a 19% alcohol content, The Sheep is on the moderate to high side in terms of strength compared to many classic cocktails. For example, classic cocktails like the Margarita or the Mojito typically have a lower alcohol content (around 10-15%), making The Sheep a stronger choice.

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