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Tilda
Cocktail recipe

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The Tilda is a refreshing cocktail that appears to take inspiration from the classic Moscow Mule, with its combination of vodka and ginger beer, which provides a spicy kick and ... more The Tilda is a refreshing cocktail that appears to take inspiration from the classic Moscow Mule, with its combination of vodka and ginger beer, which provides a spicy kick and effervescent quality to the drink. Enhanced with the addition of fresh mint leaves, it gains an aromatic freshness that complements the citrus notes from the lime. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Tilda offers a balance of flavors that can be enjoyed as a revitalizing beverage, especially well-suited for warm weather or as an invigorating accompaniment to a casual gathering.
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Microbadges

15 key ingredients
Base ingredient
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Vodka
Garnish
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Mint
Alcohol content
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6.15% | 2.4 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Tilda

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the rum, mint and ginger beer to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Pour into a highball glass,then add a squeeze and a wedge of lime
Another sprig of mint can be added to garnish, then serve
~ The drink is normally served with a straw due to the mint. ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute ginger beer with another ingredient in the Tilda cocktail?

Yes, if you don't have ginger beer or prefer a different flavor profile, you can substitute it with ginger ale for a sweeter, less spicy beverage, or club soda for a less sweet and non-ginger alternative. Keep in mind that substituting ginger beer will change the cocktail's original taste and character.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Tilda cocktail?

To enhance the visual appeal and add a touch of freshness to your Tilda cocktail, consider garnishing with a fresh mint sprig or an extra lime wedge. For a festive touch, a strip of ginger or a few cranberries can also be added, especially during the holiday season.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Should the Tilda cocktail be shaken or stirred?

The Tilda cocktail recipe indicates that it should be shaken, not stirred. Shaking is preferred for this cocktail as it involves citrus and other ingredients that benefit from the aeration and emulsification shaking provides, resulting in a well-integrated and chilled beverage.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Tilda cocktail?

The Tilda cocktail is best served cold in a cocktail glass. You can enhance the serving experience by chilling the glass beforehand, using plenty of ice when shaking the cocktail, and garnishing appropriately as per your taste. This will ensure the cocktail is refreshing and enjoyable.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Tilda compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 6.15%, the Tilda cocktail is on the lower end of the alcohol spectrum compared to many classic cocktails. For instance, it's significantly lower in alcohol content than a Margarita or a Martini, making it a lighter option for those who prefer a milder drink.

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